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Labor Unions

EDITORIAL: Putting The Brakes On Unions' Free Ride On Employee Dues

While labor unions believe workers should be required to pay dues to the union, the Investor's Business Daily editorializes that workers should instead be able to choose for themselves. A recent ruling from the US Supreme Court struck down mandatory union fees paid by health-care workers and encouraged activists who advocate further reforms.

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NEWS: A Crazy California Union Scandal

Many workers at a California family farm are upset because they feel the union supposedly advocating on their behalf does not represent their views and is bullying them into accepting a contract they do not want, reports The Daily Beast. Workers have filed a lawsuit urging results of a vote on whether to reject the union be made public.

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NEWS: Union Dues Force Home Care Workers to Support Their Undoing at Polls

The Foundry California residents who offer personalized services to needy family members in their homes are seeing their SEIU dues used to support a measure which would require them to get 75 hours of training, which advocates view as counterproductive and burdensome.

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OPINION: It’s ‘Labor’ Day, not ‘Union’ Day

Mark Mix of Bangor Daily News marks this Labor Day by reflecting on the evolution of labor unions into a corrupt political machine, feeding off the funds from dues forced on to nonunion workers, regardless of whether or not they want to be represented by a union.

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NEWS:Big Labor, Big Money

Elizabeth MacDonald at Fox Business uncovers tens of millions of dollars, in tax-free union funds spent on junkets to luxury resorts to even outright buying luxury resorts, country clubs, golf courses and Learjets, at a time when thousands of union members across the country have lost their jobs, when the labor movement is struggling, and when union pension funds are in crisis.

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