02.24.2014 in Featured, Politics by NetRight Daily 0

ALG urges IRS to withdraw anti-free speech regulations, notes failure to include labor union political spending

More than $772 million in union political expenditures ignored by proposed IRS regulation Fairfax, VA – Americans for Limited Government president Nathan Mehrens filed comments with IRS Commissioner John Koskinen today urging the withdrawal of newly proposed regulations governing tax exempt social welfare groups, because they fail to treat labor union political expenditures in a similar manner. Mehrens details more […]

McAuliffe victory in Virginia: A big win for Big Labor

By Tom Toth Elections have consequences On Tuesday, Terry McAuliffe edged out Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli by 2.5 percent of the electorate in a winning bid for the commonwealth’s governorship. Labor unions played no small part in manipulating the outcome of the race, lining the election coffers for McAuliffe, the former Democratic National Committee chairman and Big Labor ally, with […]

07.15.2013 in Big Labor, Featured, Politics by Rick Manning 4

Are Big Labor and Democrats on the same page?

By Rick Manning Major fault lines have suddenly appeared in the formerly dependable Big Labor/Democratic Party coalition, and the earthquake that follows could have major future electoral ramifications. Labor unions are one of the primary funders of Democratic and far left politics.  The hundreds of millions of dollars they contribute into the Democratic machine gives them clout that far exceeds […]

BREAKING: Right to Work bill heads to Michigan Governor’s desk

HB 4003 has passed the Michigan House with a 58-51 vote. After some procedural maneuvering, the bill will should head to Governor Snyder’s desk for his signature within the next 24 hours. From TheHill.com: Snyder’s signature will make Michigan, which has long been a stronghold of organized labor, the 24th right-to-work state in the country. Protesters demonstrated outside Michigan’s Capitol […]

10.25.2012 in Big Labor, Featured, Politics by Rick Manning 0

EPA beset with taxpayer paid union organizers

By Rick Manning — The Environmental Protection Agency revealed in response to a Freedom Of Information Act request by Americans for Limited Government that seventeen employees in the Agency do nothing but labor related activities at a cost of more than $1.6 million in annual salary. The FOIA response provides the names and salaries of each employee revealing an average […]

09.07.2012 in Big Labor, Politics by Bill Wilson 25

California’s chickens have come home to roost

By Bill Wilson — What a difference seven years can make. In 2005, when then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger attempted to restore order to California’s broken fiscal house via the referendum process, taking on the public sector unions, the Democrat political machine went into overdrive to turn back the assault. Schwarzenegger’s proposals would have increased eligibility for teacher tenure from two years […]

07.03.2012 in ALG Videos, Media by NetRight Daily 5

Are labor unions killing American jobs?

ALG President Bill Wilson sat down with Rich Edson of the Fox Business Chanel to discuss the effect that Big Labor has on American jobs:

06.26.2012 in Big Labor, Politics by NetRight Daily 2

Worker and taxpayer rights preserved

By David Nace — Despite all the rhetoric and millions of dollars spent by both sides in Wisconsin, the fundamental issue is very simple.  Should workers have the right to voluntarily join a union and pay union dues? The reason that unions were so incensed at Governor Walker’s reforms had nothing to do with their members having to pay a […]

06.25.2012 in Big Labor, Politics by NetRight Daily 3

Major union feels sting of SCOTUS decision

NRD Editor’s Note: This column originally appeared at The Daily Caller. By Kevin Mooney — Having already experienced a continuous string of political setbacks at the state level, one of the nation’s largest unions was jolted again Thursday when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of non-union workers who objected to paying fees for union political activities without notice. […]

06.08.2012 in Big Labor, Politics by NetRight Daily 5

Obama administration handicapped by own regulations

By Adam Bitely — The regulatory nightmare that has developed out of the Obama administration since taking office in 2009 has finally caught up with them. The Obama administration ordered that all federal construction projects that exceeds $25 million must have a project-labor agreement (PLA). A PLA is an order from the government that sets the conditions for the construction […]

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