Bryan Van Stippen has run for 3 offices in 2 years, resigned one office, and moved 70 miles to run for two other offices. Labor unions are backing him.
I was on The David Madeira Show this morning to talk about the death of pension reform in Pennsylvania and how a “moderate” Republican helped bury it.
A Pennsylvania teachers union president used her district email to encourage members to lobby against a pension proposal under consideration in Harrisburg.
UFCW Local 1776 President Wendell W. Young IV told Media Trackers that his union “shouldn’t be held to a different standard than everyone else.”
The lead lobbyist opposing asbestos lawsuit reform says that Gov. Scott Walker’s office has confirmed to him the Governor will sign the bill into law.
Not once did a recent New York Times story about Wisconsin public sector unions mention that leaders of those unions still make six-figure salaries.
An SEIU-backed effort to raise the minimum wage in Milwaukee County falls short of its promises while SEIU executives collect hefty salaries.
Federal prosecutors announced this morning that ten members of Ironworkers Local Union 401 will be arrested on charges of targeting construction sites that hire non-union workers.
Union membership rates increased in 11 of 24 workplace freedom states in 2013, undermining Big Labor’s insistence that workplace freedom is “union-busting.”
Part way through a consequential re-certification election for public sector unions, the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission released turnout results. The figures do not indicate how union members voted, but simply how many of them have voted so far.