Union Briefs for March 28, 2013: SSDD–Teamsters Strike, UAW Hypocrites & Teachers Union Boss Lies
UAW United Against Its Workers?
“In an unusual case where the United Auto Workers union is bargaining as an employer, about 74 workers at the UAW-General Motors Center for Human Resources rejected the union’s latest contract proposal….
The employees have been working under the terms of their previous deal, which expired March 31, 2012, after rejecting the latest proposal Tuesday by a vote of 58 to 4.”
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Union Briefs for Thurs., March 21, 2013: Teamsters’ time bomb to cost taxpayers billions
The underfunding problem of union multi-employer pension plans continues. With as much as $369 billion in the hole, union pensions have become a ticking time bomb for both employers as well as present and future retirees.
Ultimately, the American taxpayers may be asked, as they were in 2008, to bailout unions’ underfunded pension plans.
It’s Thursday, March 21, and these are your Union Briefs…
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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 »
RICO Suit Against Powerful & Politically-Connected Chicago Teamster Bosses Moves Forward
In the seedy world of the Chicago unions and the political pawns they control, there is a family dynasty whose name is at the top of heap in terms of power and political muscle. That is the Coli family. Without the blessings of the Coli family and the union they control, Teamsters Local 727 and Joint Council 25 (the governing body of 20 Teamster locals | Read More »