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Charles Lane opposes public sector bargaining as well as forced dues. Charles Lane is a Post editorial writer, specializing in economic policy, financial issues and trade, and a contributor to the PostPartisan blog. In 2009 he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Editorial Writing. He is the author of two books: “The Day Freedom […]
Former Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating gives a polished review of “Unintimidated,” Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s book about the passage of Act 10. As Governor of Oklahoma, Keating proposed a state referendum on Right to Work, which passed in September, 2001. In his review, Keating concentrates on government employee monopoly bargaining as the root of the […]
NRTW Foundation starts Pgh ads Pittsburgh Post Gazette Online, July 23, 2013 The conservative National Right To Work Foundation is starting a decent-sized ad buy in the Pittsburgh market today that warns of union harassment in hospital work places. UPDATE: The NRTW takes issue with the headline of this post calling it “anti-union.” It […]
The Washington Examiner’s Sean Higgins examines the Executive Order the president signed in 2009 which created a council on Federal Labor-Management Relations, which gives federal government employee union officials a conduit to government agency heads over and above that of the monopoly bargaining contract. This is not only a Big Labor payback, but an unheard of ploy […]
Phyllis Schlafly, on moralliberal.com comments on union bosses’ use of forced dues to elect President Obama to his second term. Today we are inaugurating Barack Obama for his second term. Let’s talk about just one of the reasons he won his campaign for reelection. The union called SEIU was the top spender on Democratic campaigns this year, […]
Big Labor’s power in many states is so great it can make the government do its bidding, and make it virtually impossible for workers to resign their union membership. Even in Kansas, a Right to Work State, where workers have the freedom to refrain from union support of membership, union bosses have rigged an agreement […]
An Investors Business Daily editorial examines taxpayer-funded union boss salaries, who turn around and who these bosses are supporting. Taxpayers are forking out $4.8 million for 35 union officials at the Department of Transportation. But the beneficiary here isn’t the taxpayer, it’s President Obama, who is raking campaign cash from these unions. Unlike the average […]
‘Framing’ Prevents Needed Stimulus – Economic View – NYTimes.com Shiller on government jobs: who’s “framing” whom? – Public Sector In the 2012 elections, Big Labor’s #1 objective is ensuring that state and local government payrolls, of which 42% are under union monopoly-bargaining control, continue to grow at the expense of private-sector payrolls, of which fewer […]