The AFL-CIO’s Orwellian Boss To Occupy Wall St. Protesters: Daddy loves you, kids…
A: Today’s union bosses. Earlier this week, led by the 38,000 member TWU Local 100, several New York unions (including three large New York SEIU locals and the United Federation of Teachers) pledged their support to the Occupy Wall Street protesters. The union plan, so far, is to march on October 5th from Zuccotti Park (where 200-300 Wall Street protesters have been camping since September 17th) | Read More »
, Brookings Institution
, Leo Gerard
, Richard Trumka
, United Steelworkers
, V for Vendetta
Shock! Not all unions like card-check
It’s been a fight that has been raging for five years or more: Should workers have the right to decide whether or not to become unionized through a secret-ballot vote, or through signing a union card in front of their peers in a process known as card-check? Unions have spend an estimated $1.4 billion on getting politicians elected in 2006 and 2008 who have pledged | Read More »
[Updated] First Strangulate, then Triangulate: Is Obama Promising Oil for Votes?
America is a long way off from seeing one of these babies off of Virginia Beach but, nevertheless, two weeks after signing the nationalization of America’s health care into law, President Obama appears to be taking a page out of former-Clinton advisor (and current Fox News contributor) Dick Morris’ play book. By all appearances, it seems that the President is working to triangulate on the | Read More »
Labor Shorts: Obamacare to cost Cat $100 million in first year & other union-related news.
Labor Shorts: Exposing Union Bosses One Skid Mark at a Time… The latest (and largest) pile of labor news from around the country, given to you in short form from LaborUnionReport.com: Cat may become Obamacare road kill… Heavy-equipment maker Caterpillar said Thursday that the health care legislation being considered by Congress would increase its health care costs by more than $100 million in the first | Read More »