Union membership rates increased in 11 of 24 workplace freedom states in 2013, undermining Big Labor’s insistence that workplace freedom is “union-busting.”
Opposition to making Missouri the 25th workplace freedom state is driven by union bosses, who currently have the power to take mandatory dues from Missourians in unionized workplaces.
American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) is calling for $559 billion in tax hikes over the next three years, with all new revenue funneled into infrastructure spending.
Fast-food customers in as many as 200 American cities who encounter protesters today demanding a federal minimum wage increase to $15 per hour may want to know who, exactly, is driving the “Fight For 15” campaign.
Members of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers pay an average of $76.05 towards the salaries and expense reimbursements the union pays its top officers, plus $83.20 to cover the cost of conferences including officer trips to Switzerland and Italy.
A total of 428 American labor union officers and employees were paid more than $250,000 in 2012, in stark contrast to union propaganda expressing solidarity with “the middle class.”
Several hundred American labor leaders are paid over $250,000 per year in money taken from workers’ paychecks, despite union claims of speaking for “working families” against “corporate greed” and other popular leftist boogeymen.
Executives and officers of America’s largest labor unions make a mint pandering to the workers whose interests Big Labor supposedly serves.
Health and Human Services secretary Kathleen Sebelius is negotiating with the National Football League and other professional sports leagues in the hopes that they will promote Obamacare implementation.