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Michigan Unions: Why Help Workers When We Can Help Ourselves?

justme16 Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 7:26 PM
So is it anything new? Union bosses when the antagonize and agitate have really only one agenda at heart anyway. With each pay increase the monies paid into the union coffers increases. My father used to be a union boy..and I was foreve amazed at the times when he/they went on strike and the family did without...Usually they settled for a buck or two and he then worked OT simply to make up the difference for all the money he lost walking the picket line. The union thugs/bosses didn't lose a damned thing but profited every time. Dumb dumber and dumbest...and I am foreve amazed at how the "useful idiots' union or other wise allow themselves to be USED by these progressive agitators.

Following Michigan's adoption of Right to Work legislation, unions, it seems, have decided that their best chance for self-preservation is a good offense...against their own members. The Wall Street Journal reports on a memo revealing that the unions' strategy for combating the law -- which will undoubtedly cost them precious funds, as already-reluctant members opt to quit -- is to target remaining members as they attempt to minimize loss of influence.

That's the message from a December 27-28 memo to local union presidents and board members from Michigan Education Association President Steven Cook, which recommends tactics that unions can...