Is An Underfunded Pension The Real Reason Behind SEIU’s Sabotage-Tainted Strike?
Nearly a month after the SEIU had its members abandon elderly residents at several Connecticut nursing homes operated by Healthbridge Managment, the SEIU spin machine is going in full gear, even going so far as promoting a story over an elderly resident’s death. Earlier this week Communist Party USA supporter, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro [D-CT] joined her striking campaign contributors on the picket line, telling strikers, “They don’t know | Read More »
As 45,000 Union Workers Strike Verizon, Union Protesters Bring Rat To CEO’s House
On Sunday, 45,000 union workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) went out on strike against the giant telecom. The strikers work in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions and handle the wireline side of Verizon’s business. [The strike does not affect Verizon Wireless, which is predominantly union-free.] According to a press release issued by the | Read More »
[Updated] Teamsters Learn One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Treasure as 1,600 Apply For Jobs as Replacement Workers
There was a time, not too long ago, that the thought of crossing a Teamsters picket line would strike fear into most people’s hearts. Times have changed. If the Teamsters strike waste giant Waste Management in Washington State, the company will have more than enough replacement workers to fill strikers’ boots as more than 1,600 people have applied to take the union strikers jobs. More | Read More »
SEIU, Meet Dirty Harry!
Sometimes street thugs pick a fight with the wrong dude. This week, the Service Employees International Union, the purple-shirted union of Andy Stern, met its very own Harry Callahan. On Tuesday, SEIU-represented health care workers employed at two Alameda County jails went out on a one-day strike against their employer, Tennessee-based Prison Health Services. According to a news report on Tuesday: Union officials also say | Read More »
A Union Tactic That Truly Stinks…
Some would argue that unions are getting more and more creative in their tactics. Others would say that union tactics like real coffins and faux corpses are offensive. But some union tactics, like this one, just stink…(literally): A downtown hotel that has been the site of a labor dispute for more than seven years alleges in a lawsuit that members of the union representing the | Read More »