Labor Pains: Because Being in a Union can be Painful

Archive: Apr 2013 (Page 2)

  • The Next Great Bailout: Teamsters Pensions?

    Posted on Apr 09, 2013 by LaborPains.org Team

    The Wall Street Journal reports on what might be the next great federal bailout. The Teamsters Union Central States pension fund has been in trouble for some time—UPS pulled out of the fund in 2009—but now it’s advancing towards a point of no return. It seems the Teamsters Union’s Central States pension fund is going […]

  • Pseudo-Union Displays Labor’s Latest Tactics

    Posted on Apr 04, 2013 by LaborPains.org Team

    The SEIU front group Fast Food Forward is holding its second “strike” in New York City. The strikers marching under the banner of this “workers center” — see our previous coverage of these unions-in-sheep’s-clothing here — chose to walk out today because 45 years ago, civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed in […]