On Violence, Death Threats & Feces, Unions Pass Their Trade Secrets On To #OWS
On September 17th, when the #OccupyWallSt movement took over Zuccotti Park, one of New York’s finest summed it up when he said, “these are the protesters no one else wants–they’re the worst of worst.“ Since then, however, Democrats, the Obama administration and, especially, unions have all put their support behind the #OccupyMovement depsite (as noted previously) the multiple rapes, the assaults and drug dealing, open sex, public masturbation, anti-American rants, | Read More »
The AFL-CIO Defends Union Violence As A ‘Legitimate’ Union Activity, Will The Dept. of Labor Do It Too?
A little over a month ago, in a case that drew national attention, a man was targeted at his home, shot and injured, all because he dared to run union free business. Now, in Buffalo, New York, a case involving outrageous allegations of labor-racketeering and union violence aimed at non-union construction workers and company owners is proceeding through the judicial process. Its outcome, however, may | Read More »
Verizon’s Strikers Striking To Save Cadillac Health Plans From ObamaCare Realities
As of Thursday morning, there have been 202 incidents of sabotage since 45,000 Communications Workers of American (CWA) and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) members went out on strike to preserve their Cadillac health plans. Of course, that was Thursday morning and, since the strike has been going on for about 10 days, the number of incidents caused by union unknown vandals will have | Read More »
DEVELOPING: Ohio Business Owner Shot For Being Non-Union, Police Investigating
This is a developing story as police are still investigating the shooting of a non-union business owner, John King, by what appears to be a union assailant. With around 25 employees, John King owns one of the largest non-union electrical contracting businesses in the Toledo, Ohio area. As a non-union contractor, his business happens to be doing well at a time when unions in the | Read More »
Verizon Strikers Using Children, Harassing & Menacing Replacement Workers [Updated]
It’s only been a few days since 45,000 CWA and IBEW members walked off their jobs at Verizon, however, incidents of harassment, sabotage, and illegal picketing have already begun to pile up. On Tuesday, Verizon obtained an injunction in Pennsylvania and filed for one in Delaware “to prevent ‘illegal’ and ‘reprehensible’ strike activities such as keeping managers out of buildings.” In one deplorable incident, a | Read More »
Vandalized and Beaten for Being Non-Union?
Last week, a beating of non-union construction workers took place in New Merion, Pennsylvania [see post below from BigGovernment.com]. As it turns out, though, this beating appears to be only the latest in a series of atrocious attacks: Kane Builders Inc. in Glenside is the general contractor at the four-acre site, and the subcontractors are both union and open-shop. The site-preparation subcontractor is union, as | Read More »
Violent & corrupt NY Laborers’ Local 91 can’t seem to shake its past
With 60 to 65% of its members unemployed, things are heating up inside Niagara Falls’ infamous Laborers Local 91 (of the Laborers International Union of North America or LIUNA). According to the Niagara Falls Reporter, the union has local leadership elections going on and the union bosses are at war with each other. Leadership of Laborers Local 91 here has become so fragmented that current kingpins | Read More »
The SEIU and Union Violence: When will the violence stop, Mr. Stern?
In the world of labor relations, all too often, union violence is commonly associated with unions when they are on strike. In many cases, union violence occurs when an employer maintains his ability to continue his operations using replacement workers while unionized workers are out striking. In some rarer instances, union violence will occur during inter and intra-union battles, with union members occasionally being the | Read More »