Workers Shouldn’t Be Forced to Pay Union Dues

By James Sherk, The Daily Signal

When the Teamsters Union came knocking, Michael Romanchock refused to pony up the dues the union demanded. After all, he had worked nine months at his jobsite—a Pepsi bottling plant in Ebensburg, Pa.—and didn’t even know it was unionized. Why pay for services you cannot notice?

Union strikes over contract with nonunion workers

By Freda R. Savana, buckscountycouriertimes.com

Members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters set up a picket line Monday at the entrances to the new Bucks County Justice Center, protesting a $1.3 million furniture contract with a company that does not pay prevailing wages.