- An ex-Teamsters official faces jail for violating a racketeering settlement with the government, which accused him of making a so-called “sweetheart” deal that hurt union members.
- Protesting the heavy-handed, top-down control of John Sweeney, a local Colorado AFL-CIO official says he’s withholding dues to the state affiliate “until they turn it back over to local control.”
FunSad fact from the Denver Post: “It is the third time in the AFL- CIO’s history that the national has taken over a state chapter and the second time it has done so in Colorado. In 1972 AFL head George Meaney sent officials to Colorado after the state chapter endorsed presidential candidate George McGovern over his objections.”
- If SEIU pricks the Red Cross, does it not bleed?
- EFCA Updates: “Union-respected economist opposes Employee Free Choice Act.”
Posted on May 01, 2007 by Bret Jacobson