Thomas Perez’s Smoke and Mirrors

On September 16, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Labor Secretary Thomas  Perez is using smoke and mirrors to make it appear union members make more than nonunion workers.  Diana Furchtgott-Roth debunks the Labor Secretary’s fable about the earning power of union membership in the Manhattan Institute. . . . Labor Secretary Thomas Perez is resurrecting the old canard that workers do better in […]

“Union Official” Time

On October 16, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

A new report published by the Office of Personnel Management reveals over $1.5 million of taxpayer money are spent paying federal workers to conduct union official business.  Misnamed “official time,” the only aspect of the time that is “official” is the fact that it is spent by union “officials”. Diana Furchtgott-Roth has the story in […]