Post Tagged with: "unionization"

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.

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.

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