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Archive: Nov 2019

  • Are the UAW’s Ethics Reforms a Bust?

    Posted on Nov 15, 2019 by LaborPains.org Team

    The United Auto Workers (UAW) claims it’s enacting “several reforms in an effort to prevent and root out corruption.” The union’s plan was announced by acting president Rory Gamble — who took over when former president Gary Jones stepped down after being accused of scheming to steal $700,000 in members’ dues. Since the union is […]

  • SEIU’s Fight for 15 Overlooks Its Own Scandals in Attack on McDonald’s

    Posted on Nov 04, 2019 by LaborPains.org Team

    Over the weekend, McDonald’s announced that its CEO Steve Easterbrook would be leaving the company, following a “consensual relationship with an employee that violated company policy.” If Easterbrook violated the rules, McDonald’s was right to ask him to leave. What’s not right is how the Fight for $15 movement — which is spearheaded by the […]