Post Tagged with: "labor"

September 6, 2011 07:44

Labor Lobbying, Union PAC Contributions and More

Labor unions often flood the radio, television and mailboxes with their messages in hopes of swaying public opinion.

July 16, 2010 04:15

The word about the economy is not ‘uncertainty’ its ‘scary’

The word ‘uncertainty’ keeps coming up as a reason why businesses don’t invest and take risk to create jobs. We have two 2,000 plus page bills now that we had to pass ‘to see what they do’. They each create hundreds of new agencies and will generate thousands of new rules, regulation and unknown costs.

July 14, 2010 06:31

In the Tank for Big Labor

Unions spent $400 million during the 2008 elections in support of Democratic candidates, and Barack Obama has been grateful. Obama is making union dreams come true.

July 13, 2010 06:22

Unions plan to own your representative – step up the election heat

The AFL-CIO on Monday began distributing more than 300,000 political fliers to members at 164 worksites in 23 states. Two unions have promised to spend $100 million to protect incumbent Democrats. That should be reason enough to vote them out.

July 8, 2010 09:02

The Unionized States of America

We now live in the Unionized States of America — a phrase that evokes how Obama and company have gone into overdrive to empower their union allies at our expense. Lee O’Hanian, a professor of economics at UCLA, weighs in at the Wall Street Journal on the dire economic implications of this tectonic shift in government policy, noting that employment figures remain very weak:

June 28, 2010 06:49

Unions battle for public job benefits

Major clashes are breaking out between public-sector unions and state and local governments seeking to steady their wobbly books by scaling back employee benefits, pitting labor’s political clout against lawmakers eager to avoid raising taxes or cutting programs.

June 24, 2010 06:26

Bankruptcy by union extortion – its spreading

A remarkably bad piece of legislation — the Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act — threatens to tighten that stranglehold, imposing the unionization of public-safety workers in the 21 states that currently do not extend that privilege. Call and tell your legislator to vote no 202-224-3121

June 22, 2010 04:38

Labor Secretary offers illegals confidential help in getting ‘fair’ wages in US

Obama’s DOL Secretary Hilda L. Solis: You Have the Right to Be Paid Fairly Whether Documented or Not – call us, we can help.

June 19, 2010 09:17

Dems seek to protect themselves in elections with ‘DISCLOSE’ act

Top Democrat campaign leaders have sponsored a bill to shut down political ads against them. This bill exempts Democrat supporting unions from its onerous rules.

June 17, 2010 06:22

NJ union to raise dues to campaign against Gov. Christie’s effort to save the state

Communications Workers of America is asking its 40,000 state employee members to accept higher dues to pay for advertising campaigns that would push back against Gov. Chris Christie and other critics.