Archive for 'Card Check'
On Sunday, 45,000 union workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) went out on strike against the giant telecom. The strikers work in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions and handle the wireline side of Verizon’s business. [The strike does not affect Verizon Wireless, which is [...]Full Story
Now we know why unionists were fighting so hard for a federal “card check” law. Organizers can unionize private and public employees, forcing them to pay hundreds in union dues, before they even know anything about it. That’s the situation at the Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter School in Orleans, Massachusetts. Last week news broke that [...]Full Story
As if Big Labor hasn’t already squeezed enough out of Congress with payoffs upon payoffs, they are now positioning themselves for one last-ditch effort to achieve the mother of all gifts, the job-killing Employee ‘Forced’ Choice Act (EFCA). One of the biggest impediments to economic recovery is the uneasy feeling small businesses and employers are [...]Full Story
President Obama & Union Leaders Continue To Advocate For Job-Killing Legislation By Katie Gage In spite of the fact that our nation’s economy is struggling and talk of a meaningful recovery has halted, both President Obama and Big Labor bosses continue to advocate for the Employee ‘Forced’ Choice Act (EFCA), legislation economists believe would result [...]Full Story
by Julian Stolz Pennsylvanians for Right to Work If you’re a 20 something, like I am, struggling and juggling course work, classes, relationships and still finishing up your degree, you might be a little worried about getting a job in this economy. But hey, it couldn’t get any worse right? Wrong. After Health Care [...]Full Story