Does AFL-CIO Speak for Its Members?

On December 2, 2014, in Forced-Dues for Politcs, News Clips, by CLJ

The Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA) officials and union members currently find themselves at odds with its parent federation, the AFL-CIO, the largest federation of unions in the country.  In 2005, The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and other unions left the AFL-CIO and formed the Change to Win […]

Teamsters back away from representing O’Hare janitors

On May 18, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

It’s difficult to imagine union bosses backing down on an organizing campaign when they will force workers to join or support a labor union in order to keep a job. Dan Mihalopolous has the story in the Chicago Sun-Times. “Please be advised the Teamsters Local Union No. 727 hereby disclaim any and all representational interest in […]