Late June, the United States Supreme ruled that it’s unconstitutional for the government to require public-sector employees to pay union dues...
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As you may recall, Sen. Bernie Sanders’s (I-VT) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) recently introduced a labor law reform bill, known as the Workplace Democracy Act, that included almost every desired reform on the unions wish list...
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Prior to the Independence Day recess, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions unanimously approved via voice vote a bill reauthorizing the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act...
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Yesterday, IEC participated in the first event of the bipartisan Apprenticeship Caucus on Capitol Hill...
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The Independent Electrical Contractors Foundation recently awarded grants to support the future growth and training of electrical apprentices...
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On May 21, the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling that employers are permitted to require employees to arbitrate disputes with their employer individually and waive their right to class or collective actions...
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Late last month, Representative Glenn Grothman (R-Wisc.) introduced the OSHA Employer Notification Act (H.R.5870), which would require OSHA to notify a business of an alleged violation 24 hours prior to making a public statement regarding the violation...
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On Wednesday, the Michigan legislature officially voted to repeal the state’s prevailing wage law...
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Legislation that would bring transparency to front groups acting on behalf of the labor unions that support them was recently introduced in Congress...
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Early last month, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) introduced the Workplace Democracy Act (H.R.5728/S. S.2810), which proposes a number of amendments designed to overhaul labor-management relations and increase union membership...
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