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 […]

Democrats’ Labor Piggybank Returns

On January 23, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

Big Labor’s threat to pull funds from Democrats was only a lovers’ quarrel.  LaborPains.org has the story:  This summer, organized labor went out of its way to say it was no longer beholden to the Democratic Party’s agenda. But the checks coming in now show that the Democrats and labor never really broke up. But […]

In Camden, Not Fighting Crime Pays

On August 31, 2012, in News Clips, by CLJ

The situation with police union officials in Camden, New Jersey, just keeps getting worse.  NILRR previously reported on the mayor’s decision to make union officials actually work as officers in order to alleviate the rank and file officers’ being overworked.  The city will receive its protection from the non-union Camden County police force.  LaborPains.org has […]