Unions cannot block right-to-work law, state DOJ says

By Ed Treleven, Wisconsin State Journal

The Wisconsin AFL-CIO and two other labor organizations shouldn’t be allowed to block the state’s new right-to-work law because the law doesn’t unconstitutionally take union property as the unions allege, lawyers for the state wrote Tuesday, responding to a lawsuit the unions filed last week.

Labor’s ‘rebirth’ not going as planned

By Richard Berman, NewsOK.com

Toward the end of 2014, a handful of wishful members of the labor press “discovered” a new trend — the rebirth of labor unions. Bolstered by a series of new regulations and edicts designed to push more Americans to become dues-paying members, Big Labor had supposedly caught its second wind.

State-Funded Center Aiding WSLC, Breaking State Law

By Maxford Nelson, Freedom Foundation

Early last year, the Freedom Foundation documented how the Labor Education and Research Center (LERC) had partnered with the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO (WSLC), to host a series of workshops around the state to educate union members in how to campaign against adoption of a right-to-work (RTW) law in Washington.