Post Tagged with: "union campaigning"

July 11, 2012 04:58

Big Labor spends literally billions of dollars on politics

“The unions’ reports to the Labor Department capture an additional $3.3 billion that unions spent over the same period on political activity. … The top political spender … was the Service Employees International Union. … It reported spending $150 million on politics and lobbying in 2009 and 2010, up from $62 million in 2005 and 2006. … [AFSCME spent] $133 million in the 2009 and 2010 election season, nearly twice the $75 million it spent in the 2005 and 2006 cycle.” – WSJ

August 22, 2011 04:46

Taxpayers, State Employee Unions in Brutal Fight

On one side are the embattled state employee labor unions. It is one of the few places where labor unions still have some power left. For decades union membership has been declining all over the country. This is a fight they must fight if they are to survive.

April 22, 2011 10:31

‘Forget About the Law’ Union Bosses & Admitting They Are Overriding US Law & Sovereignty

‘Forget About the Law’ Union Bosses & White House Advisors Bob Park & Rich Trumka Admitting They Are Overriding US Law & Sovereignty With The International Labor Movement.

January 4, 2011 06:53

Snowplow Slowdowns Might Become American Way

Americans may have had their first taste of disgruntled public unions hitting back at necessary spending cuts. Is it time to privatize?

September 14, 2010 12:02

Union thug Trumka to carry Dems’ water

Richard Trumka, union thug and president of the AFL-CIO, ranted at Republicans in a speech at the 27th Ohio AFL-CIO Convention on September 14th. “Economic treason” and “Economic treachery” were terms he used to describe those reluctant to follow Obama and the Democrats into national bankruptcy by unions.