KainColterCAPA021214-640x386Notwithstanding the fact that union membership in private sector places of employment is at its lowest level since the organized labor movement took hold last century, the present administration in Washington is doing all within their power to expand and embolden labor unions across the country.  Many of you may have read where the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled in a truly bizarre and dangerous decision this week that college athletes (specifically football players) at Northwestern University are essentially employees of the university and hence, entitled to labor protections and the freedom to organize as a labor union.  Northwestern is reviewing the decision and will likely appeal. Imagine where the NLRB will go with rulings involving employers and “real” employees!