Browsing All posts tagged under »UNIONS«

YOU PAY ‘Official’ Union Time?$$$$

June 1, 2011

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—Official time is a  federal term for the hours spent by union officials employed by the government  conducting union business. The officials are paid their normal government  salaries for this work on behalf of the unions. ARTICLE: Union Price Tag Grows at a Cost to U.S. Taxpayer By Molly Henneberg…..Union behavior and their bargaining power […]

Unions Demand,Fight for ObamaCare but GET… WAIVERS

May 23, 2011

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Hundreds of unions from SEIU to small unions have recieved waivers from ObamaCare. Many cities and now 9 states have applied for medicare waivers. A good video on the two-faced unions and a fine post from Redstate follow.  SHAW This video by http://www.crossroadsgps.org/ Pay to Not Play: More ObamaCare Waivers Pile Up Posted by LaborUnionReport […]

Obama Delivers everything he promised the Unions-FOR $200M

May 21, 2011

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One thing must be said of President Obama —  he gives good value in return for the hundreds of millions of dollars in  campaign contributions he got from the nation’s labor movement. Unions spent an  estimated $200 million electing Obama and re-electing Democratic majorities in  Congress in 2008. Union officials ought to be ecstatic with […]

Union rights under fire in 17 States

May 18, 2011

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  By Grace Wyler….. In the three months since union supporters took over the Wisconsin state capitoland ignited a national debate over public-sector unions, one thing has become clear: It’s been a bad year for organized labor. The latest blow to unions comes from lawmakers in deep-blue Massachusetts, where state Senate leaders unveiled a plan today […]

Connecticut Unions Agree to $1.6 Billion in Givebacks

May 13, 2011

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  By PETER APPLEBOME,  Threatened with nearly 5,000 layoffs, representatives for 45,000 unionized state employees agreed Friday to $1.6 billion in concessions over two years to help balance a budget that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, above, says includes pain for everyone: record tax increases, substantial program cuts and worker givebacks in health care, pension benefits […]

Coercion, Threats and Bribery by Unions Everywhere

May 1, 2011

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  VIDEOS–Teachers’, police, prison, and firefighters’ unions around the country are up in arms over proposed cuts in their pay and pensions. These cuts are absolutely necessary to stave off bankruptcy in many states. For too many years politicians have bought the votes of these union groups by overpayinf them, making them hard to fire […]

CHART-Top 10 States with Worst Debt Trouble and 10 best

April 27, 2011

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  TOP  10 states with the worst debt trouble are forced work states. By by Kimberly Morin………After discovering that the Top 10 states with the highest tax rates were all Forced Union states, it comes as no surprise that the top states with the worst debt trouble are also Forced Union states. Back in January […]

Its Unions vs Pro-business Over Maine Mural

April 6, 2011

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage, who ignited a storm of protest by removing a labor-themed mural from a state office building last month, is now facing demands from the U.S. Department of Labor to restore the artwork or repay the $60,000 federal grant used to create it. In a letter to LePage on Monday and obtained […]

16 Pro-Union House Republicans

April 2, 2011

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These 16  House Republicans supported an amendment upholding an Obama administration rule making it easier for unions to organize rail and airline workers. Though the amendment failed,  Most are from from union-heavy states such.  Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y. Rep. Walter Jones, R-N.C. Rep. Tim Johnson, R-Ill. Rep. Todd Platts, R-Pa. Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Wash. Rep. David Rivera, […]

PIC Links-London Union Protests, Marches against Spending Cuts

March 26, 2011

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Thousands of people are marching in London in protest at the coalition government’s spending cuts. The Trades Union Congress says more than 200,000 people have joined the march, more than it had expected, but police are not estimating numbers. BBC correspondents say the atmosphere is largely “good natured and friendly”, with isolated scuffles in the […]

Unions, Trumpka Equate Lavish Benefits,Pensions to Black Civil Rights

March 18, 2011

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On April 4, Unions across the country sre planning nation-wide protests. The unions will try to tie their push lavish pay, pensions and benefits to the Push by Blacks for basic civil rigths. Citizens will be rminded that Dr. Martin Luther King was killed as he gave a speech for civil rights and union rights. […]

Unions frame bargaining as civil rights issue and Martin Luther King

March 11, 2011

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  Poor Dr. King. His legacy and image is dragged out every time some person or group feels slighted. Dr. King was in favor of union rights but not special union rights thatgave unions advantage over private citizens. The current union issues have NOTHING to do with civil rights.Don’t let civil rights cloud the issue. […]

Collective Bargaining is Not a Right – ‘government workers have no right beyond the authority to petition Congress’

March 8, 2011

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  The article below by Ned Ryun says it all Collective bargaining is not a right. Union protesters are badly misinformed, again, collective bargaining is NOT a right. Mr Ryun does an excellent job explainign how the bargaining system is supposed to work. Union protesters who yell and scream about their rights are simply playing […]

The Days of Family Union Solidarity are Gone

March 6, 2011

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The day of reconing has come to union families. For generations if dad was union so was mom and so were the kids. Union families would argue with anyone who said unions wer not necessary and hurting the country. The families had been brainwashed that if it werent for unions they could not make a […]

OHIO Union’Rollback’ bill Close to Being Law

March 2, 2011

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  All the news and media are concentrating on Wisconsin and its fight to eliminate it’s debt via union changes and contributions. Under the radar, Ohio is making good progress with a bill that will change the landscape.  The bill will roll back the union collective bargaining rights and forbids union strikes. And it looks like this bill will […]

RALLY VIDEO-Calm Q and A With Union Protesters

February 27, 2011

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  RALLY Footage highlights a protestor saying Chris Christie would shoot people. But The RALLY footage has much more to offer;protesters calling government leaders terrorists, calling them dicators with signs and their talk. But  protesters asked questions one on one were calm and spoke with thought about their cause. The protesters featured in RALLY FOOTAGE firmly […]

White House to reveal NEW ‘REWARD the Unions’ Contracting Rules

February 21, 2011

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   Using the White House political arm to help teacher unions in Madison Wisconsin wasn’t enough a payback for Obama. Obama now will somehow put in place contracting rules that will favor union companies and deny the taxpayer the best value for their money on federal progets. This is payback for union support getting Obama elected. SHAW […]

Wisconsin Gov.Scott Walker vs. Public Sector Unions

February 17, 2011

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Another day of protests in Wisconsin over a new bill by governor Scott Walker that will rein in public employee pensions and health care. The unions have bused in protesters from out of state. Democratic lawmakers have got on a bus and left town so they cant vote on the bill. Walker was elected to […]

The Public-sector unions Monster

January 15, 2011

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In the article below, the Economist, will give you a short history of the union movement and explain how public secor unions have to be stripped of their elite, you can’t touch me I have the power attitude if the US economy is to survive. SHAW THE past 30 years have been dismal ones for […]

Public Unions may Bankrupt 30 Michigan cities

December 29, 2010

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A life and death  battle between public employee unions versus cities, states and our national economy is looming…. We have all heard of the battles between N.J. Gov. Christie and the large unions there. Now take a look at how small cities may declare backruptcy to survive deals given public employee unions years ago. This scene will be […]

Public-Sector Unions are Campaign’s Big Spenders

October 24, 2010

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The AFSCME union is spending heavily this year because “a lot of people are attacking public-sector workers as the problem,” said AFSCME President Gerald McEntee….. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees is now the biggest outside spender of the 2010 elections, thanks to an 11th-hour effort to boost Democrats that has vaulted the […]

“Waiting for Superman” Education Film, Unites Political Adversaries vs Unions

October 1, 2010

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There are very few political issues that can unite conservatives and liberals. The political polarization has reached such an intractable state that it seems the two sides will never agree on solutions for society’s pressing problems. . School choice may be the rare issue that forces each side to ignore political influence and do away […]

Unions, Communist,Pro-Terrorists,NAACP,Rally in DC Saturday, 10.2 Open Thread

September 28, 2010

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Sat, 10.2, Open thread from CSPAN Rally in Progess. 1:30 CT The NAACP-led ‘One Nation Working Together’ rally coming up in Washington, D.C. on October 2nd to counter the Tea Party movement’s success is being sponsored by pro-terrorist and communist groups. Many of their logos are proudly and prominently displayed on the rally’s promotional website. […]

AFL-CIO TRUMPKA… “We need to Re-establish Popular Control over Private Corporations”

September 28, 2010

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Woah! Radical AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka is calling for the left to take control over private industry. Can we call them “socialists” yet? “We need to fundamentally restructure our economy and re-establish popular control over the private corporations.” The AFL-CIO blog reported: With the economy continuing to stagger and job creation not moving quickly, “working […]