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New bill would give union members choice in how dues are spent in elections

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Bills have been introduced into the House and Senate that would allow union members to decide how their dues are donated to political efforts. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Rep. Tom Price, (R-Ga) introduced The Employee Rights Act into their respective legislative bodies that would allow union members to choose whether or not their share of union dues go to certain candidates or ...

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National Labor Relations Board Ambushing the Workplace [Video]

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A new set of regulations allows for some pretty scary tactics by unions. The new regulations allow “snap” elections, prohibit employers from presenting a competing case to unionization, forbids businesses from involving legal counsel and forces employers to turn over private information on workers. While recent rulings prevent the NLRB from providing worker’s information to political groups or telemarketers, it doesn’t prevent the “in-bed-with-Democrats” ...

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Walmart Encourages Grinch Accusations

Walmart is a corporation that generates strong opinion. Unions — and their wholly–owned subsidiary the Democrat Party — view Walmart as a rapacious corporation run by brutal overseers whose overriding goal is exploiting the working class. Many Republican officeholders view Walmart as a corporation run by a bunch of cheap so–and–sos who won’t make large campaign contributions and hire refugees ...

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Happy American Dream Day?

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Most of you know today as Labor Day. What exactly is Labor Day? Sounds like a day to celebrate work, but it isn’t. Maybe it’s a day where we celebrate the ability for women to give birth? Nope, not that either. Labor Day isn’t just a day off with pay. And it’s not BBQ at the beach or a celebration ...

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MAN OF STEEL JOINS A UNION!!

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Liberals think unions are great, and everyone should be in one, right? Well, let’s see how the world would be if there was a Super Heroes Union, shall we? Steven Crowder thought you’d all like to know what a unionized “Man of Steel” looks like…

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Obamacare Fall Out: Roofers Union Wants Repeal

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Public Press Release from the Roofers Union President Kinsey Robinson: ROOFERS UNION SEEKS REPEAL/REFORM OF AFFORDABLE CARE ACT WASHINGTON, DC—ROOFERS’ UNION SEEKS REPEAL/REFORM OF AFFORDABLE CARE ACT Cites Loss of Benefits to Members; Harm to Industry and Multi-employer Health Plans Washington, DC – United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers International President Kinsey M. Robinson issued the following statement ...

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Twinkies strike back: Unions are weakening

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After the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Gran Millers International Union attempted to extort Hostess out of unfair and expensive concessions, union workers will be left out of jobs as twinkies return to production. NBCNEWS.COM reports that “Twinkies are coming back—but under a new management that vows to use nonunion workers.” A third of Hostess’ production was union labor, but ...

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Bought & Paid For, Part II

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National and local unions have taken over the Minnesota legislature. The elections of 2012 saw an unprecedented $100 million dollars spent by large employee unions throughout the United States. More than $11 million of that money was spent in Minnesota. Bought and Paid For… Minnesota Legislature lists some of the powerful democrats who are pushing bills through legislative committees that ...

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Dear Hostess Workers, How’s that Job Search Coming?

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The buyout firms Apollo Global Management, LLC and Metropoulos & Co. have agreed to purchase the Hostess and Dolly Madison cake brands, including Twinkies. Recall that after the Hostess company closed its plants and declared bankruptcy after its unions went on strike in November. The proposed buyout includes the brands, bakeries and some of the equipment but requires bankruptcy court ...

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Union Membership Plummets

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It’s not your dad’s union anymore. The strength of the unions during the 50’s or 80’s is long gone. The nation’s labor unions suffered sharp declines in membership last year, led by losses among public sector workers in financially struggling states and municipalities. According to the Bureau of Labor union rates are at the lowest level since the 1930’s. Union ...

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Chicago Teachers Union President: ‘Off With Their Heads!’

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Oh, the tolerance that oozes from the hypocritical leftists! Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis giving the keynote speech at the Illinois Labor History Society’s 2012 Union Hall of Honor, where she talks about the 19th Century Union leaders being “ready to kill” those who opposed the unions in that day. When someone claps, she seems to get a bit ...

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Abject union thuggery

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We’ve all seen the video of the Lansing, Michigan union protests.  They’re mad that Gov. Rick Snyder passed a right-to-work law, which would curtail the power unions have in the state.  It’s Wisconsin reloaded.  However, the level of thuggery and violence has reached a whole new level.  Union supporters thought that they could really make a difference in this debate ...

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Do Union Organizers Want Us to Dislike Them?

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Though most of the news coverage in Michigan this week has been tepid, showing calm crowds protesting quietly, a few intrepid journalists entered the protest area and filmed a far more violent and angry mob. (Even Huffington Post had to admit things got more than a little out of hand when Conservative Steven Crowder was punched, not once, but four ...

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Free Michigan

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Michigan is now the 24th right to work state in America. Public workers in Michigan are now free to work without being forced to pay legalized extortion to unions as a precondition of their employment. As union labor gathered by the thousands, Michigan’s legislature voted approval Tuesday to “right-to-work” legislation.  The House and the Senate both approved the measure, making ...

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Frightening Mob Destroys AFP Tent at Protest

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Conservative blogger Lee Stranahan captured the destruction of the Americans for Prosperity tent by pro-union protestors. In a frightening act of mob violence the tent was torn down endangering the people still inside. If this is what unions promote no civilized American should want any part.

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