Union Fat Cats

Union Fat Cats

We recently mentioned the amazing growth of union staff salaries. Labor insiders are beginning to hop on the same bandwagon, highlighting the top echelon of the pay scale for scrutiny. When Labor Notes took a look at data filed under the Labor Management Reporting and...
Good Work If You Can Find It…

Good Work If You Can Find It…

Private sector wages over the last 2 years have basically kept up with inflation, growing at 3.3%. The financial industry saw minimal growth, rising only 4.1% during that time. Where does one go to find a business sector that is growing? High tech, biotech,...

More on union political spending

Here is a take very similar to my own on political spending by liberal organizations. It makes the case I’ve made here and here, that unions (this article refers mainly to “liberal 527 organizations” but the ones listed received huge contributions -...

Super article on union officer pay

This article lists the pay for union officials in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, along with a good discussion of how much union officers should be paid. Given the current state of LM reporting, it is very possible that the article under-reports pay for leaders but one...