Walmart: Victim Of A Partisan National Labor Relations Board

By Peter Schaumber, Forbes

Walmart is a company that Big Labor and its allies love to hate. Despite a coordinated media campaign vilifying the company and “hit and run” walk-outs aimed at disrupting operations, Walmart’s 1.3 million employees remain largely beyond Labor’s reach. The projected “nationwide” walk-outs of “thousands of employees” have fizzled.

Teachers union sues Jefferson Parish School Board in contract dispute

By Paul Purpura, NOLA.com

The Jefferson Federation of Teachers said Tuesday it is suing the School Board over contract disputes with teachers. The union and 12 teachers allege that the School Board breached individual employment contracts by failing to maintain the teachers’ level of benefits and planning time.