Employee Rights Act would help workers

The Gazette

The Employee Rights Act (employeerightsact.com) is a common sense solution to provide an array of protections in the workplace. Imagine an act of Congress that empowers individuals over big business and unions that no longer earn the support of dues-paying members.

Our Undemocratic Teachers’ Unions

By James Paul, National Review Online

Is American democracy under assault? That’s a question often asked when businesses exert political influence, unelected bureaucrats misuse power, or reporters engage in slanted storytelling. It’s time to add public-school unions to the list: These undemocratic interest groups dominate America’s urban education system to the detriment of students across the nation.

Stay Classy, Big Labor

Center for Union Facts

It’s been a rough week for union bosses and their political patrons: On Monday, Wisconsin enacted a right-to-work law that forbids the conditioning of employment on the payment of union dues or fees, meaning that half of the states now forbid the so-called “agency shop.”

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.