CWF in the Washington Examiner

Posted by Margaret Mire on Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 at 3:48 pm - Permalink


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Kentucky’s Volatile Beakers

Posted by Margaret Mire on Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 at 3:19 pm - Permalink

Bluegrass State Experimenting with Local Right-to-Work

America boasts of being the land of the free. 

But is it?  For workers in non-right-to-work states, freedom only stretches so far.

The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) allows state legislatures to pass right-to-work laws which give workers the freedom to opt-out of paying union dues.  Unfortunately, only 24 states have passed such laws.

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CWF on the Alan Nathan Show

Posted by Admin on Thursday, February 5th, 2015 at 3:19 pm - Permalink

The Center for Worker Freedom's Matt Patterson will appear on the Alan Nathan Radio Show today at 5:06 pm Eastern to discuss the wacky world of jobs numbers.

Listne live here.




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Columbia Prof Flunks Labor Logic

Posted by Margaret Mire on Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 at 2:51 pm - Permalink

You Can Take Mike Elk out of the Union, but You Can’t Take the Union out of Mike Elk

Can union activists be unbiased labor reporters?

Columbia Professor Ari Paul thinks so.

In a lengthy defense of Mike Elk, a union supporter controversially hired by POLITICO to cover labor and employment, Paul argues that there is no conflict of interest in such an arrangement:

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Good “Elk” Hunting

Posted by Margaret Mire on Monday, February 2nd, 2015 at 9:28 am - Permalink

Why Americans Don’t Trust Journalists 

According to polls conducted by Gallup over the past 40 years, America’s trust in journalism has consistently been low.

And why shouldn't it be?

Take POLITICO for example, one of Washington, DC’s most popular news sources which recently hired Mike Elk to be their labor and employment “reporter.”  Many POLITICO readers may not know Elk has a clear union bias. 

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CWF in the Daily Caller

Posted by Margaret Mire on Friday, January 30th, 2015 at 1:20 pm - Permalink

The Center for Worker Freedom (CWF) was featured by The Daily Caller on January 29, 2015 for our press release offering to save POLITICO from Mike Elk’s drive for union infiltration. The Daily Caller’s Betsy Rothstein writes:

“The Center for Worker Freedom is “concerned” with labor reporter Mike Elk‘s plans to unionize Politico. So they’re offering the suburban Virginia public outreach to educate employees on why not to be taken in by the cause that Elk plotted from the time he was hired last October.”

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UFW to Farmworkers: "We Own You!"

Posted by Margaret Mire on Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at 12:56 pm - Permalink

UFW Goons Crash Farmworker Freedom Rally

A group of Fresno-based Gerawan farmworkers were joined by CA state officials, including Assemblyman Jim Patterson (R-Fresno), at their freedom rally outside the State House in Sacramento on January 22, 2015.

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Center for Worker Freedom Offers Community Outreach to Politico

Posted by Matt Patterson on Thursday, January 29th, 2015 at 9:39 am - Permalink

Unionization Drive Threatens DC’s Top Political News Source

For Immediate Release:

January 29, 2015

When news broke this week that labor and employment “reporter” Mike Elk was spearheading an organizing drive to unionize POLITICO, Washington DC’s top source for political news and Elk’s employer, the Center for Worker Freedom (CWF) became very concerned.

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