Category Archives: Union Corruption

Teamsters look to loan union muscle to UFC, citing lower pay for women fighters

Teamsters look to loan union muscle to UFC, citing lower pay for women fighters No one needs to hold a benefit for Ronda Rousey, the charismatic face of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s women’s division who makes nearly $200,000 per fight, … Continue reading

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Michigan approves right-to-work legislation amid intense protests

Michigan approves right-to-work legislation amid intense protests The Michigan Legislature on Tuesday gave final approval to contentious “right-to-work” legislation, in the face of raucous protests in the capital and stern warnings from Democratic lawmakers. “There will be blood, there will … Continue reading

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State of the unions

State of the unions How public opinion turned so sharply and suddenly against worker groups This summer, something remarkable happened: 45,000 Verizon workers went on strike, and no one — save a few customers dealing with service interruptions — much … Continue reading

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AFL-CIO may reduce support to Democrats

AFL-CIO may reduce support to Democrats WASHINGTON (AP) – Prominent labor leaders, frustrated that Democrats in Washington aren’t aggressively pursuing the union agenda, are threatening to limit their campaign support for Democrats, an act that would hamper the party’s bid … Continue reading

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