Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Rand Paul may be the Republican Party’s current conservative heroes, but if Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has anything to say about it, none of their names would be on the 2016 presidential ballot.
Just when you think Big Labor can't get any lower, you're in for a shock -- courtesy of the Teamsters. The powerful union was picketing funerals at 16 Illinois funeral homes, harassing grief-stricken families and disrupting services. Now an appellate judge has ordered them to stop.
The folly of monopoly unionism (“collective bargaining”) in government is most evident when labor unions strike.
Most of the money owed by California’s state and local government agencies is to pay unionized government workers rates of compensation that most private sector workers can only dream about.
United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers International President Kinsey M. Robinson issued the following statement calling for a repeal or complete reform of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA):
The labor market is one of the most regulated markets in our economy.
Detroit is financially and morally bankrupt yet the governor refuses to make that declaration. A Review team says Detroit faces financial crisis, has no plan to fix it so why won't the governor act?
A brief moment on February 13 showed why President Obama can't win when it comes to the Keystone XL pipeline. In front of the White House, protesters led by actress Daryl Hannah and the head of the Sierra Club demanded that Obama kill the project. Just a few blocks away, the head of the AFL-CIO's powerful Building and Construction Trades Department joined with the American Petroleum Institute to demand that Obama approve it.
Conservatives must continue to take advantage of union weakness. Wherever conservatives have run against unions, conservatives have won. And underneath the declining union stats are examples that show that the basic problem with unions is that they don’t play nice with others. And people are paying attention.
Reasoning Behind Unconstitutional Recess Appointments Comes Into Full View
A new video produced by the California Federation of Teachers – which could be playing in your child’s classroom as we speak – drums up the typical class warfare images we've come to expect from Big Labor.
Among the well-wishers for President Obama’s triumphant re-election is Chicago pal and domestic terrorist-turned-professor Bill Ayers. Writing on the website good.is, Ayers writes: “Dear President Obama: Congratulations!
Is it ever enough? That’s what citizens should be asking in Newark, where the teachers are claiming they are subject to “indentured servitude” for being forced to consider an “inhumane” collective bargaining agreement that many consider very union friendly.
Irony in politics is nothing new, but this may take the prize: Mary Kay Henry, the president of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), keynoted last week the “Freedom from Workplace Bullies Week,” an anti-workplace intimidation symposium in the nation’s capital.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is accustomed to a “by any means necessary” approach. That’s how they’ve tackled issues like “ambush” or “quickie” elections, which was since overturned by a federal judge and the formation of micro-unions, which is operable today. So, is it really surprising that the NLRB’s lead attorney is in hot water over ethics violations?