County filing claim against SEIU

By David Castellon, visaliatimesdelta.com

The Tulare County Board of Supervisor has authorized the county to file an unfair labor practices claim against the union representing more then half of the county’s full-time employees.

It’s Labor Day, not Union Day

By Mark Mix, The State Journal-Register

Most Americans realize Labor Day is about celebrating workers and their contribution to our free society, but that won’t stop union bosses from stealing the spotlight to push their own agenda.

NLRB Case Tests Who Employs Contract Workers

By Melanie Trottman, The Wall Street Journal

Just a month after a controversial decision involving employees of McDonald’s Corp. franchisees, businesses are bracing for a new action by federal labor regulators that could lower the barriers between companies and the contract workers they use.

Two major unions are fighting transparency

By Daniel G. Newman, Contra Costa Times

Unions have been vocal about the negative effects of Citizens United on democracy, correctly pointing out how the unlimited secret spending that it unleashed on campaigns has drowned out the voices of working families.