Articles Tagged 'unions'
Look Who Funds The Group Behind The Call To Arms At Milo’s Berkeley Event
The left-wing group that helped organize the violent shut down of the Milo Yiannopoulos event at the University of California, Berkeley on Wednesday is backed…
Clinton announces Keystone XL pipeline opposition, sides with environmentalists over unions
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday announced her opposition to the Keystone XL oil pipeline, ending months of hedging on the issue.
Walker’s anti-union law has labor reeling in Wisconsin
KING, Wis. — At the old union hall here on a recent afternoon, Terry Magnant sat at the head of a table surrounded by 18 empty chairs. A members meeting had been scheduled to start a half-hour earlier, but the small house, with its cracked walls and loose roof shingles, was lonely and desolate.
“There used to be a lot…
South Carolina governor battles union play for Boeing plant
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is firing back at efforts to unionize 7,500 workers at Boeing Corp.’s airline plant in Charleston.
“The International Association of…
Obama Gets Fired Up for ‘Immigration Rights’ at LaborFest
President Obama delivered a fiery speech at Laborfest 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin voicing support for unions and organized labor. He also voiced his support for…
NLRB rules workers must pay year’s worth of dues to decertified union
If you are a worker trying to sever your relationship with a union, you have to make extra certain you didn’t make even the tiniest error when you do it. That’s what the National Labor Relations Board said Tuesday when it ruled that nine workers who decertified their union in 2012 still had to pay it another year’s worth of…
UAW drops Volkswagen union challenge
Officials at the United Auto Workers (UAW) are abandoning their challenge of a failed union vote at a Volkswagen facility in Tennessee.
The UAW alleges…
Unions want $100M in federal money to aid Detroit pension deal
Union leaders in Detroit want $100 million in federal funding earmarked for homeowner assistance to help make up a $3.5 billion shortfall in the retirement system for city workers, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.
Under the plan being discussed by federal and state officials, Michigan would give Detroit $100 million earmarked for the state from a U.S. Treasury Department…
Michigan district baffled by union clause giving hiring preference to non-Christians
A Michigan school district’s written policy of giving hiring preference to non-Christians has been scrapped after more than 30 years, and officials say they have no idea how the clause – which they insist was never invoked – ever made it into the teachers’ union contract.
The teachers union contract in Ferndale Public Schools in Oakland County contained a clause…
ObamaCare will hasten income inequality, union report says
A new report from a major U.S. union says ObamaCare will hasten income inequality.
Although it defends the intent behind the Affordable Care Act, the report, entitled “The Irony of ObamaCare: Making inequality worse,” concludes that the law will transfer a billion dollars in wealth to insurance companies, uneven the playing field in the market, force employers to cut back…