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An America drowning in red ink is the land of the free no more
Topic - Laborers' International Union Of North America
A union representing more than 900 workers at WVU Hospitals plans to go on strike March 8 if there's no agreement on a new contract.
Hauling trash is a dirty job, and the men and women who haul the refuse, like the rest of us, deserve all they can get their employers to pay them. What none of us deserve is a government edict to tell employers how much to pay. But it's tempting for the politicians to do that, since it's not their money.
Deploying the rhetoric of class warfare against congressional Republicans, President Obama warned Wednesday that "social tensions will rise" if Washington doesn't take steps to reverse the growing gap between wealthy Americans and the middle class.
Labor unions are dedicated to ensuring every worker an equal voice, but it helps to have the right last name.
Several weeks ago in my hometown of Portland, Ore., the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) held its quadrennial national convention. For 10 years, I belonged to the NPMHU, but in 2005, I resigned my membership.
President Obama's rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline wasn't, as he claimed, based on science or the environment. It certainly wasn't based on sound economic policy, either. The decision was, in fact, the product of voodoo environomics: a destructive blend of bad science based on fear-mongering and manipulated research, the bad economics of green-job fantasies and "starve the beast" energy politics.
President Obama on Friday quietly signed an executive order pushing federal construction projects to favor union workers, undoing yet another Bush administration labor rule and generating criticism of political "payback."