Category: Big Labor

NJ-03 Primary: Richter attacks Gibbs’s relationship with powerful labor union

This story was updated at 1:46 p.m. with comment from the Gibbs campaign. TOMS RIVER, N.J. — The gloves are off in NJ-03. On Wednesday, the campaign of David Richter took aim at fellow Republican primary candidate Kate Gibbs for Read More

NJ-04: Smith co-sponsors bill which would invalidate ‘right to work’ laws

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Chris Smith is New Jersey’s last Republican congressman and a long-time supporter of labor unions.  Smith (R, NJ-04) is also a new co-sponsor of H.R. 2474, the “Protecting the Right to Organize Act,” legislation which critics Read More

Tracing $3.6 Million For That Shadowy Pro-Phil Murphy ‘Dark Money’ Org

TRENTON, N.J. – Figuring out who’s funding the pro-Phil Murphy ‘New Direction New Jersey’ organization is difficult to say the least.  According to a new report from NorthJersey.com and the USA Today Network, the Service Employees International Union (32BJ SEIU) kicked Read More

The PRO Act Is Anti-worker

By Erica Jedynak – For the past several decades, we’ve seen workers across the nation see more choice, thanks to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court Janus v. AFSCME decision reaffirming First Amendment rights and passage of right-to-work laws in 27 states. These developments protect Read More

Sorry Sleepy Joe, American workers already have their 2020 candidate: Donald Trump

By Col. Douglas MacGregor _ Joe Biden is making a real effort to run for President as a working class hero — but that role has already been filled by Donald Trump. The putative Democratic frontrunner launched his campaign in Read More

LD8: Norcross, Sweeney-tied unions donate thousands to GOP Assemblyman Howarth

EVESHAM TWP, N.J. – Assemblyman Joe Howarth (R-8) lost the party line in this year’s primary election after Republicans (and some Democrats) accused him of trying to switch parties in the wake of Senator Dawn Addiego’s defection to the Democrats. Read More

ROONEY: Uber and Lyft strikers are missing the point

TRENTON, N.J. – An underwhelming “strike” by Uber and Lyft drivers demanding higher wages fizzled in cities across the nation this week. Save Jersey Founder and Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney returned to Chasing News this Wednesday to weigh in on the controversy and its economic Read More