Eating Their Own: Teamsters Acting Like ‘Parasite’ Stealing Other Unions’ Members
Wars between rival unions, though infrequent, go back more than a century. Now, as union membership continues its decades-long decline, union efforts to pilfer members from other unions seem to be making a comeback.
At the head of the pack is the infamous International Brotherhood of Teamsters. With efforts underway to lure workers at both US Airways and American Airlines away from their existing unions, the Teamsters are, once again, creating enemies in the union movement.
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Tags: American Airlines
, International Association of Machinists
, James P. Hoffa
, National Mediation Board
, right to work
, Teamster raids
, Union Briefs
, Union Raids
, US Airways
American-US Airways Merger Waiting in the Wings
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the hacking of the Bush family email accounts, the impending merger of American Airlines and U.S. Airways, and the appalling lack of customer service in the airline industry.
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Big Labor’s Choke Hold on American Airlines
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Stephen DeMaura to discuss the influence of Big Labor in the airline industry, the union led mutiny at American Airlines, and the negative impacts travelers may see if American is forced into a merger with U.S. Airways. We’re brought to you as always | Read More »