Unions – The Biggest Bullies in the School House

By R. Claire Friend
There has been a great deal of public attention on the problem of bullying in our public schools. Issues such as possible causes as well as appropriate administrative and legal remedies have been hotly debated across the country by educators, parents and politicians with varying responses. The focus of bullying heretofore has been limited to...

TAGS: California Teachers Association, Friedrichs vs. the CTA, Harris vs. Quinn, public sector unions, teachers union

Rank and File Union Membership Post Victories

By Dave Bego
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) issued its decision in the matter of Harris v. Quinn. In its decision not to exempt all public workers from paying union dues, it was nevertheless apparent that workers were handed a victory over unions (see Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Challengers to Union Fees, But Avoids Broad...

TAGS: Dave Bego, Harris vs. Quinn, seiu, Service Employees International Union, UAW, Union Conservatives, United Auto Workers

It’s All About the Dues Money!

By Dave Bego
I have repeatedly stressed the fact that today’s big labor bosses care little about the rank and file membership and are only interested in the dues money they can collect to line their own pockets and use for political persuasion. This has surfaced more the past several weeks and is worth highlighting as we approach...

TAGS: forced unionization, Harris vs. Quinn, Neutrality Agreement, seiu