Labor Pains: Because Being in a Union can be Painful

Archive: Mar 2018

  • Labor Racket Weekly: February Fails

    Posted on Mar 16, 2018 by Team

    Shocker: America’s unions are not getting any less corrupt. In February, the Labor Department noted numerous union scandals, including alleged embezzlement cases and the misuse of member dues. Here they are: On February 13th, 2018, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, Pamela Noble, former Financial Secretary for Steelworkers Local 6904 […]

  • Airbnb Secures a Union Deal—And the Baggage Coming With It

    Posted on Mar 05, 2018 by Team

    Airbnb recently secured a deal with the United Auto Workers (UAW), which won a union contract covering nearly 150 cafeteria workers at four Airbnb facilities. Winning union approval wasn’t smooth sailing. In 2016, a controversial deal between Airbnb and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) fell apart after backlash from the hotel union UNITE HERE, which has long criticized […]