Monthly Archives: November 2011

President of St. Paul Drywall Company Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Wage and Benefit Misappropriation

NOVEMBER 4, 2011 St. Paul, MN – Yesterday, the owner and president of Franklin Drywall, Philip Franklin, was sentenced in federal court after he pled guilty in January of underpaying employees for overtime work and misappropriating funds for employee pension and benefit contributions. “The importance of this conviction cannot be emphasized enough because it sends … Read more »

Unions Target New Ohio Law

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Labor unions are making their biggest campaign stand of 2011 in Ohio, hoping to steal momentum from efforts nationally to scale back union rights by decisively defeating a law here limiting public-employee bargaining. Read more at The Wall Street Journal.