SEIU Says Bosses Had Hands in the Till

By Mike Heuer, Courthouse News Service

Former officers of the Service Employees International Union Local 1107 swiped more than $47,000 just days after one lost his presidency in the 2013 local election, the SEIU claims in court.

Sen. Thune Introduces Bill to Combat Union Corruption

By Carl Horowitz, National Legal & Policy Center

If sunshine is the best antidote to corruption, then Senator John Thune, R-S.D., must be opening a lot of windows. Last Wednesday, July 30, Sen. Thune unveiled the Union Transparency and Accountability Act (S. 2688), a measure that would require greater transparency in the information labor organizations report to the Department of Labor.

Sen. John Thune aims at union corruption

By S.A. Miller, The Washington Times

A top Senate Republican is introducing legislation Wednesday that would restore financial transparency rules for labor unions that President Obama nixed shortly after taking office in 2009, The Washington Times has learned.