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Bloodbath: 40,000 Union Members Leave AFL-CIO Over Obamacare

lilolady Wrote: Nov 02, 2013 5:14 PM
Thank you for setting the record straight. Talk about rioting with axe handles and baseball bats!! Invented by the unions. People today must never forget the communist beginnings of the Unions in this country! And the loss of Bethlehem Steel, the auto industry, etc. The Parasites always kill the host and then wonder where their jobs went!
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka received some tough news on Labor Day: his union just lost 40,000 members over his support for Obamacare. The International Longshore and Warehouse Union officially decided to cut ties over the legislation, but it isn't for the reasons you may think.

"It is with regret but resolve that we have come to the point where the International Longshore and Warehouse Union must cut formal ties with the AFL-CIO," ILWU International President Robert McEllrath wrote in a letter to Trumka.

McEllrath expressed disappointment in Trumka for "going along to get along" and in the...