Every contribution this year to union front We Are Ohio’s political action committee has come from a labor union, the group’s July semiannual campaign finance report reveals.
Labor union influence over the Ohio Democratic Party would be difficult to overstate, as the latest campaign finance reports once again confirm.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees announced last week that it will no longer support United Negro College Fund (UNCF) because the Koch brothers have donated to UNCF.
Today’s U.S. Supreme Court Harris v. Quinn ruling leaves millions of teachers and other government workers forced to pay union “fair share” fees as a condition of employment.
Ohio union bosses have scheduled a special Columbus screening of Citizen Koch, a far-left revisionist history of Big Labor’s failed attempt to unseat Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker in 2012.
MSNBC host and world-renowned race hustler Al Sharpton’s National Action Network (NAN), which paid Sharpton $241,402 in 2012, has received over $3.6 million from labor unions since 2005.
Unions have created a new political action committee (PAC) called Ohioans United to push their demand that state taxpayers be squeezed to make education funding levels from President Obama’s 2009 “stimulus” bill permanent.
A report commissioned by the City of Columbus recently found that Obamacare may increase the cost of insuring unionized city employees, contrary to the 2010 health law’s sales pitch from supporters including Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman.
Three of the Ohio Democratic Party’s (ODP) six directors are former employees of union front group We Are Ohio, whose current spokeswoman is a former ODP employee.
Legislation proposed in Pennsylvania that would end taxpayer-provided automatic dues deduction for most public workers has incited panic among American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) bosses.