March 2011 Archive
You might not have known this until now but Thursday was César Chávez Day. Born on March 31, 1927, Chávez was the co-founder (along with Dolores Huerta) of the United ... AFSCME DC 37, Lifeguards & Other Supporters Blast Cuts at NYC Parks & Rec Department
NEW YORK, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- District Council 37, AFSCME, the city's largest public employee union, along with its local unions representing more than 1,500 workers at the NYC ... Gas Utility Worker Seeks to Turn Off Forced Union Dues Pipeline for Union Boss Politics
Clarksburg, West Virginia March 31, 2011 – A Dominion Hope utility worker has filed federal charges against a local union after union officials illegally attempted to force him into full-dues-paying ... Support For The Koch Brothers From An Unlikely Source: The United Steelworkers
If you've been following the Wisconsin fracas over these past few weeks, you've probably noticed that the Left's enemy du jour has become the American businessmen Charles and David Koch ... Obama Threatens Veto If Congress Strips Pro-Union Election Rules in FAA Bill
As noted on Tuesday, the FAA Reauthorization and Reform Act is scheduled for a vote today. However, the White House is now stating that it is likely the President will ... Organized Labor or Organized Thugs? AFSCME Openly Threatens WI Businesses
Well, that didn't take long. Union threats that were somewhat isolated a couple of weeks ago are now gaining in popularity among union bosses in Wisconsin. Business owners are now ... SEIU’s Manifesto? Stephen Lerner Doubles Down on Crippling America’s Economic System
Last week, The Blaze posted two audio recordings of Stephen Lerner, an SEIU boss who was lecturing an audience on how to bring down the American economy. While Lerner had ... Oh, Rats! Budget Cuts Cause Union Concerns About Chicago Rats
Contrary to what you might be thinking about the title of this post, we're not talking about Chicago's politicians (directly), Rahm Emanuel (at all), and only touching on the union ... Letter: Collective bargaining or collective bullying?
A letter to the editor posted at HeraldandNews.com describes perfectly the dilemma facing so many states and municipalities. I learned at an early age that if I wanted something I'd have ... House Committee to Hold Hearing to Examine Transparency and Accountability of Union Finances
From the House Education & the Workforce Committee: WASHINGTON, D.C. | March 29, 2011 - On Thursday, March 31 at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired ...
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