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Local Union Faces Prosecution after Union Official Threatens School Bus Driver with Physical Violence

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Local Union Faces Prosecution after Union Official Threatens School Bus Driver with Physical Violence

Union official said if he found worker alone, he would "stomp" him

Gresham, OR (September 5, 2013) – A local union is facing a federal prosecution after a union official from the union threatened a First Student, Inc. bus driver with physical violence.

The prosecution comes after the bus driver filed an unfair labor practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) with free legal assistance from National Right to Work Foundation staff attorneys.

The driver filed the charge after an Oregon School Employees Association, American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Local 6732 union official tore down informational notices posted by the driver and threatened to "stomp" him if he ever found him alone. The notices included information on how the workers can, with a majority vote, remove the union hierarchy's ability to collect forced union dues and fees from nonmember drivers.

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Local School Bus Drivers Slam the Brakes on Union Boss Rights Violations

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Local School Bus Drivers Slam the Brakes on Union Boss Rights Violations

Union officials threatened bus drivers: Join the union or be fired

Gresham, OR (March 25, 2013) – A group of local school bus drivers have won a federal settlement including back pay from a local union hierarchy after union officials illegally demanded they join the union or be fired.

The settlement stems from a federal charge six of the drivers filed with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Regional Office in Seattle with free legal assistance from National Right to Work Foundation staff attorneys.

Oregon School Employees Association, American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Local 6732 union officials demanded that all drivers join the union and pay full union dues or face discharge.

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Local Bus Driver Moves to Disqualify Phony Obama ‘Recess Appointees’ from Federal Case

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Local Bus Driver Moves to Disqualify Phony Obama ‘Recess Appointees’ from Federal Case

National Right to Work Foundation staff attorneys again argue that NLRB does not have legitimate quorum to hear cases

Seattle, Washington (June 5, 2012) – With free legal assistance from National Right to Work Foundation attorneys, a Sandy, Oregon, bus driver has filed a motion seeking to disqualify President Obama's purported recess appointees to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) from his case.

The legal challenge is part of an ongoing controversy over the constitutionality of Obama's move to install three NLRB members as "recess appointees" despite the fact that the U.S. Senate was not in recess.

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