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Archive: Jun 2021

  • Teachers Union Prez Faces Backlash After Claiming Unions Wanted to Reopen Schools During Pandemic

    Posted on Jun 30, 2021 by Team

    American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten started a wildfire on Twitter after she claimed that teachers unions have been trying to reopen schools since the start of the pandemic. The laughable claim was made after one online user replied to a post about Weingarten where she discussed schools reopening and children recovering after the […]

  • Former UAW Prez Gets 28 Months for Role in Corruption Scandal

    Posted on Jun 16, 2021 by Team

    A recent settlement put an end to a years-long corruption investigation at the United Auto Workers (UAW), but the punishments keep rolling in for former high-ranking officials. The investigation found that “from 2009 to 2018…the union’s top leadership embezzled millions of dollars to fund lavish lifestyles, including resort stays, golf outings, top-shelf liquor and cigars.” […]

  • Labor Racket Weekly: A month of May-hem

    Posted on Jun 14, 2021 by Team

    Check out some of these latest labor rackets to see what union bosses were up to in May. In California, Scott Wilson, former Information Technology Director for International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 3 (located in Alameda, Calif.), was charged in a one-count information with embezzlement of labor organization assets. In New Jersey, Linda Rogers, former Treasurer […]