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Union Payout Records Online

Thanks to efforts by Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao who pushed for higher standards of disclosure, unions’ expenditure records are now accessible online through the Department of Labor at www.union-reports.dol.gov. Unions, like AFL-CIO, adamantly opposed such measures to promote transparency arguing compliance costs would total more than $1 billion. After taking Secretary Chao to court and losing, AFL-CIO’s bill cost only $54,000, half of what the Wall Street Journal notes litigation costs were to fight the new requirement.

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Miss Carpenter was formerly a congressional correspondent & assistant editor for HUMAN EVENTS. She is the author of "The Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy's Dossier on Hillary Rodham Clinton," published by Regnery (a HUMAN EVENTS sister company).

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Union Payout Records Online

Thanks to efforts by Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao who pushed for higher standards of disclosure, unions’ expenditure records are now accessible online through the Department of Labor at www.union-reports.dol.gov. Unions, like AFL-CIO, adamantly opposed such measures to promote transparency arguing compliance costs would total more than $1 billion. After taking Secretary Chao to court and losing, AFL-CIO’s bill cost only $54,000, half of what the Wall Street Journal notes litigation costs were to fight the new requirements.

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Miss Carpenter was formerly a congressional correspondent & assistant editor for HUMAN EVENTS. She is the author of "The Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy's Dossier on Hillary Rodham Clinton," published by Regnery (a HUMAN EVENTS sister company).

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