Beyond Boycotting, Upset Unions to Picket DNC’s Charlotte Convention
Despite throwing 400,000 foot soldiers into the effort to re-elect Barack Obama, union bosses are apparently still seething at the DNC’s decision to hold its convention in a [gasp!] Right-to-Work state. Last year, when the DNC announced that it would be holding its convention in Charlotte, North Carolina—the least unionized state in the nation (in a stadium built by non-union labor!)—several unions claimed they would | Read More »
A Note To Charlotte’s Workers: Get A Written Guarantee You Won’t Be Outsourced To Unions
Based on a tip last week and subsequent conversations with employees at Charlotte’s Ritz Carlton who, according to them, had been told that they are to be displaced by union workers during the DNC’s 2012 Convention, apparently Charlotte’s mayor and the hotel are saying that the story is untrue. According to WBT.com’s Chris Miller’s twitter feed: Ritz-Carlton calls today’s RedState story “absolutely false.” If the story | Read More »
DNC Union Favoritism Forcing Furloughs Of Charlotte’s Non-Union Hotel Workers?
In February, when the Democratic National Committee chose Charlotte, North Carolina as the host city for its September 2012 convention, it left the door wide open for the Charlotte-area’s union-free workforce to be discriminated against in favor union workers. Although Charlotte’s Democrat Mayor, Anthony Foxx (who is facing GOP challenger Scott Stone in Tuesday’s election), has denied the allegation, it appears Foxx has been misleading | Read More »