GOP, Obama Could Team Up on Whistleblower Protections

By Ben Dipietro, The Wall Street Journal

The combination of a Republican Party-controlled Congress and a president looking to make his mark in the area of employment law could result in new laws to increase protections for whistleblowers and to extend those rights to even more workers, two attorneys said.

Unions misuse members’ money for political gain

By David R. Osborne, The Mercury

If someone used your name on an election mailer to solicit votes for a candidate without your consent, you’d probably feel betrayed. But what if they sent that mailer to your spouse, lied about who you were voting for, and made you pay for it all — violating state law in the process?

NEA’S $132 MILLION INFLUENCE SPREE

By RiShawn Biddle, Dropoutnation.net

The National Education Association just filed its 2013-2014 LM-2 filing with the U.S. Department of Labor, and once again, it spent big to preserve its declining influence over education policymaking.