Never Squander A Good Crisis

Never Squander A Good Crisis

In a blatant attempt to capitalize on the catastrophe of Hurricane Harvey, the SEIU once again shows its true colors. The SEIU-funded Texas Organizing Project Education Fund launched the Hurricane Harvey Community Relief Fund, not to distribute anything that would...
Sticky Fingers

Sticky Fingers

Current charges or sentences of embezzling union officials: Sergio Acosta – IAM:  $6,660,000 Gregory Tyree – NASPSO:  $1,219 William Dixon – IBB:  $4338 Oscar Picazo – IAFF:  $297,000 Pascale McAtee – SMART:  $80,000 Mark Kirsch – IUOE:  $184,000 Michael Lackey –...
Teamster Beat

Teamster Beat

Last month, we reported that James P. Hoffa managed to secure the role of president of the Teamsters union for his 18th consecutive year. While this win does show that Hoffa still has some power plays up his sleeves, the election itself proved that he may not be able...
Strategy+Tactics

Strategy+Tactics

A new report released earlier this month by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Workforce Freedom Initiative shows how the NLRB’s 2011 decision authorizing “micro-unions” has spread across industries. The Specialty Healthcare decision “abandoned decades of precedent...
Fight For 15

Fight For 15

From the time Fight for $15 began in 2012, critics have warned of the repercussions of a $15 minimum wage: self-service kiosks replacing the hourly workforce, reduced hours of operation, eliminating staff positions, and the closure of small businesses. Study after...