It was bound to happen: international labor groups defamed U.S. employers as they enjoyed their time at the AFL-CIO’s let’s-bash-America shindig this week. To wit, the labor group UNI regurgitated American labor’s bogus claim that tens of thousands of employees are fired during secret ballot organizing elections:
But that number refers to every single working American who received any amount of backpay for an employer’s labor violation — the real number is a tiny fraction of that figure. Maybe it’s a problem with converting to the metric system.
Meanwhile, the AFL-CIO’s John Sweeney let loose this equally dubious hyperbole:
Suuuuuuure … that must be the only reason people don’t want to join unions.