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.

Higher Education Alert: NLRB Trend in Easing Unionization Continues with Recent Decision

The National Law Review

The National Labor Relations Board issued a 3-2 decision last month in Pacific Lutheran University, 361 NLRB No. 157, in which it significantly modified the standards for determining: (1) whether college or university faculty members are managerial employees and thus not protected by the National Labor Relations Act; and (2) when the Board should decline to exercise jurisdiction over a college or university that claims to be a religious institution.

Put Stop to Slowdown

The Columbian

A labor dispute that has infected ports up and down the West Coast is a threat to the national economy and calls for intervention on the part of President Barack Obama.