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IRS Plays Favorites

The Daily Caller News Foundation has found an email from Lois Lerner which contrasts her apathy towards misreported political spending by labor unions with her intense scrutiny of conservative groups. The finding not only shows how the bureaucracy plays favorites, but how labor unions get special treatment from the government.

Obama NLRB Excludes Worker Input in Case that Seeks to Restrict Workers’ Ability to Remove Unwanted Union Bosses

National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation

In a precedent-setting federal case, a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) regional director has denied a local restaurant worker’s motion to intervene to stop the federal agency from foisting unwanted union representation back on her workplace after she and her coworkers attempted to remove the union.

Big Labor Shuts Down Vegas?

laborpains.org

Yesterday, the Culinary Union Local 226 (an affiliate of UNITE-HERE) announced that it intended to strike starting June 1 against several casinos in Las Vegas. If the union cannot reach an agreement, it would be the first strike against the Vegas casino industry in 30 years.

Union: Obamacare will slash wages by up to $5 an hour

By Paul Bedard, The Washington Examiner

A national union that represents 300,000 low-wage hospitality workers charges in a new report that Obamacare will slam wages, cut hours, limit access to health insurance and worsen the very “income equality”President Obama says he is campaigning to fix.

Nevada unions could split with Democrats over Obamacare

By Laura Myers, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Union workers upset with President Barack Obama’s health care law might stay home this election year, hurting Democratic chances at the ballot box, according to union leaders who say their nonprofit insurance plans are being treated unfairly.

Labor unions rethink Obama support

triblive.com

Labor leaders who have spent months lobbying unsuccessfully for special protections as part of President Obama’s health care overhaul warned this week that the administration’s refusal to help is dampening union support for Democratic candidates in this year’s midterm elections.