Post Tagged with: "union wages"

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.

June 29, 2011 06:26

Connecticut Governor Plans To Fire 5,500 State Employees As Unions Reject Compromise

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy announced Tuesday he will seek to fire 5,500 state employees and leave 1,000 vacancies unfilled after public employee unions rejected a $1.6 billion concession plan.

May 24, 2011 05:37

Gimme, Gimme, Gimme Chants the “Better Way” Mob

Public union wages and benefits have bankrupted many cities and states. The way to fix the problem is to get rid of public unions not increase their power.

May 24, 2011 05:04

Public-Sector Unionism: A Review

[G]overnment negotiators share the goals of unions to increase spending and are able to conceal the full price of bargaining agreements to voters in the form of current or deferred compensation (e.g., enhanced pension formulas and benefits). Governments may resort to debt finance, spending deferrals, or intergovernmental aid, thus enabling the government to increase employment and wages (either current or deferred) for union workers while concealing the true cost to voters.

January 4, 2011 10:18

Video Of Apparent Blizzard Clean-Up, Slow-Down

Claims union snow removal workers were deliberately slowing down work appear substantiated by this video of a truck driving down snowy streets with its plow raised and workers hanging out at a doughnut shop for hours on end.

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 22, 2010 04:26

Unions caught scab handed

The UFCW, United Food & Commercial Workers union, pickets Wal-Mart over low wages and lack of benefits with non union minimum wage temp workers without benefits. But its all Wal-Mart’s fault.