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  • Carpenters Union Organization Campaign Relies on Intimidation, Goes Light on Facts

    Posted on Feb 11, 2013 by Center for Union Facts

    As union membership numbers continue to tumble, the Carpenters Union has decided to go with a tried-and-true method to increase its work: intimidation. A “FactFinder 12” special report by Kansas station KWCH-TV reveals how the union has flyered and protested its way into getting more work, but with no explanation to back up their claims. The station says that at […]

  • News Roundup: Fallout From Labor’s Falling Numbers

    Posted on Jan 23, 2013 by Center for Union Facts

    Fallout From Labor’s Falling Numbers You’d be hard pressed to miss the news that organized labor suffered one of its largest one-year losses in membership in years. While the AFL-CIO is out spinning, our executive director, Rick Berman, weighed in at the Washington Examiner: “The continued decline of union membership, even during four years of a labor-friendly administration, is a sign that […]