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UFCW union bosses are not practicing what they preach, according to a report by the Manhattan Institute’s Economics21 division. Here’s the story: The United Food and Commercial Workers union is funding campaigns to raise the hourly minimum wage to $15 and unionize fast food workers. But an examination of UFCW contracts with the Kroger Company […]
Union bosses continue to abuse workers’ rights by simply ignoring the law. National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation attorneys are helping workers who were unwilling to continue union membership during a strike to recoup a fine of almost $1 million against Local 851 of the International Association of Machinists. Cindy Wojdyla Cain has the […]
The National Institute for Labor Relations Research has tracked violence incidents since 1975. While much of their information comes from news media accounts, it is obvious that many incidents go unreported, even to police, out of fear of retaliation. Union bosses use tough economic times and free speech to exculpate union violence, their victims still suffer […]
Stanley Oubre, retired Boilermaker, may have been correct when he made this comment. Again, another example of union bosses’ putting their own agenda before the needs of their members. Do union bosses speak for their members? Luke Rosiak has the story in The Washington Times. There can be riches in standing up for the working […]
More examples of how union bosses and their supporters don’t have their members’ welfare in mind. The Obama NLRB has become Big Labor’s servant, sanctioning union violence and endangering workers testifying on behalf of their employers. Labor Union Report Diary has the story: Notwithstanding the union-backed effort to end Senate filibusters, time and time again, both publicly and behind-the-scenes, […]
Big Labor bosses don’t want the rank and file wresting more power from them, for fear they will lose their power to force workers, and to live the good life on forced union dues. Alec McGillis, tnr.com, misses this point telling the story of union “dissident” Jerry Tucker. It’s not surprising Tucker’s voice was drowned […]
Dane Placko, Fox 32 News, Chicago, unearths SEIU Bosses’ campaign to punish Mayor Rahm Emmanuel for considering privatizing airport custodian jobs. It’s just another example of union bosses’ utter disregard for rank and file members, as they spend possibly millions of dollars to help their dues-paying members. For several weeks, members of the Service Employees […]