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Archive: Oct 2020

  • Teachers Want to Get Back in the Classroom — If Only Unions Would Let Them

    Posted on Oct 27, 2020 by LaborPains.org Team

    Despite pleas from parents and educators alike, teachers’ unions across the country have made one thing clear: Schools will only reopen at their say so, or not at all. The Fairfax Educators Association (FEA), a major teachers’ union in Virginia, is demanding that students stay out of the classroom until the end of the school […]

  • “Grassroots” Gig Workers Collective Exposed As UFCW Front

    Posted on Oct 22, 2020 by LaborPains.org Team

    Update: After this post went live, the Gig Workers Collective posted a response on its Facebook page. The post describes an even closer collaboration with the UFCW than we documented below. The Collective acknowledged that the union “directly [paid] Facebook for our newly launched ads” and has been “granted…access to our facebook (sic) page.” The Collective […]

  • Labor Racket Weekly: Fall Roundup

    Posted on Oct 20, 2020 by LaborPains.org Team

    The seasons may be changing, but union bosses are still up to the same old tricks. Read more about this Fall’s best labor rackets below. In Missouri, Yvette Luster, former Treasurer of Postal Mail Handlers Local 314, was charged with one count of embezzlement of labor union assets in the amount of $184,138. In West […]

  • Former UAW Prez Williams Joins UAW Hall of Shame With Guilty Plea

    Posted on Oct 04, 2020 by LaborPains.org Team

    Last week, former United Auto Workers (UAW) President Dennis Williams became the 15th person to be convicted in the ongoing investigation into union corruption. He is the 11th UAW official overall to plead guilty, and the second former president. As an ad we’re running today in the Chattanooga Times Free Press states: “[Volkswagen] employees have […]