A columnist in The Washington Examiner Sunday cited a 2004 Mackinac Center study that showed only 42 percent of union members believed that union funds are spent “helping workers get better pay, benefits and working conditions.”

Author Mark Hemingway noted that the U.S. Department of Labor is attempting to gut the reporting requirements of unions that must file LM-2 spending disclosure reports.

Paul Kersey, director of labor policy, has written about LM-2 reports here, here and here.

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