Ryan Williams

Posted July 31, 2014

?It’s been a good week for organized labor.

Posted April 07, 2014

The decision passed down this week by the regional National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in Chicago ruling that Northwestern University football payers are essentially employees of the University has rocked the sports world this week. The pundit class as well as sports junkies across the country have been feverishly debating the consequences of the ruling, both intended and unintended.

Posted February 13, 2014

This week, the Restaurant Opportunities Center (ROC) participated in President Obama’s minimum wage press conference and jointly released new ‘research’ on minimum wage in conjunction with top Congressional Democrats. These actions cap off at least a year of coordinated political action.

Posted February 02, 2014

Following the President’s State of the Union address, expect ‘pro-worker voices' to ‘organically’ appear from every corner of the country with tear jerking anecdotes of laboring for decades at minimum wage.

Posted November 25, 2013

This week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced that it is issuing complaints against Walmart as part of a so-called retaliation against employees who protested at a recent shareholders meeting.

Posted November 09, 2013

As we approach the Holiday Season and Black Friday, there will inevitably be a number of media reports purporting that employees at large companies like Wal-Mart are striking throughout the country.

Posted October 23, 2013

Weeks into the shaky rollout of Obamacare, troubling revelations are emerging on the “navigator” program designed to aid enrollees.

Posted September 17, 2013

By voting last week to officially bring affiliated nonunion “worker centers” under its tent, the AFL-CIO raised the stakes on Big Labor’s latest campaign to unionize service sector businesses including retailers and restaurants.