Labor Around The World

Labor Around The World

The union outlook in France isn’t much different than the one here in the U.S. One of the country’s biggest unions, Confederation Generale du Travail (CGT), for example, used to be able to bring the country to a standstill when they rallied the troops. Now, their...
Labor Around The World

Labor Around The World

Since the UK’s vote to leave Brexit last year, many have been left wondering what the country will do to keep their economy in balance. Wonder no more. Just a few days ago, the UK government unveiled their new Industrial Strategy. The plan focuses heavily on...
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...