Lower Union Revenues Lead to Greater Union Harassment

Summary: With help from politicians they heavily fund, unions have perpetrated a scam in which they force unwitting—and often unwilling—citizens of a state into having union dues taken out of Medicare payments they receive. The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled these unfortunates have a right to leave a union under such circumstances, and a Washington State think tank has been educating citizens about their rights. Furious at this threat to…

Unions and Their “Worker Centers” Behind a $15 an Hour Minimum Wage

Summary: It began on the fringes of union activism. In just a few years, the campaign for a $15 an hour federal minimum wage—armed with the slogan “Fight for $15!”—has gone mainstream. And should this union-driven movement succeed, the result could be a lot of frustrated job seekers and shuttered businesses. By the end of last year, about 30 state and local jurisdictions had enacted laws phasing in…

Unions’ Glass House

This letter was originally published in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on May 21, 2017 “Unions’ glass house” To the Editor: Before partisan Democrats like Marcus Owens throw stones at…

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