Labor Pains: Because Being in a Union can be Painful

Archive: Feb 2012 (Page 2)

  • Strange Bedfellows? Not so much.

    Posted on Feb 03, 2012 by LaborPains.org Team

    Just in time for campaign fundraising season, Democrats are lining up to support unions and fill their campaign coffers. As campaigns file their year-end reports with the Federal Election Commission, it becomes much more obvious who’s in bed with whom. State Rep. Sal Pace’s (D) campaign for Congress finished 2011 with a surge of money, […]

  • Twenty-Three Right-to-Work States

    Posted on Feb 02, 2012 by LaborPains.org Team

    Gov. Mitch Daniels signed right-to-work legislation into law yesterday, solidifying Indiana as the 23rd right-to-work state. Once Democrats in the House ended their boycott and gave Republicans a quorum, it was smooth sailing. Despite the noisy protestors, the Senate passed the legislation Wednesday and Daniels signed it almost immediately. The Band-Aid approach was hoped to quiet […]

  • Build Up to the Coming War

    Posted on Feb 01, 2012 by LaborPains.org Team

    War drums are beating all over the country as Big Labor gears up for the fight to stay relevant in the American political landscape. AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka began expanding his political operation last summer with a super PAC for the purposes of funding multi-cycle, issue advocacy as well as get-out-the-vote efforts. The new super […]