Collective bargaining protects police wrongdoing

By Delaney Freeman, Watchdog.org

In the United States, no one is supposed to be above the law, including those tasked with enforcing it. But unfortunately, government unions in Washington are often able to handcuff local sheriffs attempting to discipline or terminate officers engaged in illegal conduct on the job.

A Rare Win For The Unions? Staples Abandons Postal Service Trial

By Tom Gara, Kris Maher and Drew Fitzgerald, The Wall Street Journal

The labor movement hasn’t had the best 2014 so far, with a bruising defeat for the UAW in its attempts to organize auto workers in the South, and an ominous Supreme Court ruling for public sector unions. But today, the American Postal Workers Union and its allies seem to be making progress in an important battle.

A healthy blow to labor overreach

By Ed Feulner, The Washington Times

The Service Employees International Union likes to present itself as the champion of the little guy. But officials of SEIU Healthcare — “the fastest-growing union of health care, child care, home care and nursing home workers in the Midwest” — aren’t averse to a little high living.

Unionization of tax dollars

By Don Pecsi, rep-am.com

Two days before July 4, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was basking in the glow of his endorsement by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). When you want a service in the private marketplace, you buy it.