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Archive: Sep 2021

  • Labor Racket Weekly: The Latest in Union Corruption

    Posted on Sep 28, 2021 by Team

    Need to catch up on the latest in union corruption? Here are some of the latest labor rackets from the end of Summer. In New York (SDNY), Salvatore Tagliaferro, former President of Carpenters Local 926 (located in Brooklyn, N.Y.) and a former New York City District Council of Carpenters Representative, was sentenced to five years […]

  • Will UAW Remain Neutral in Potential Switch to Direct Elections?

    Posted on Sep 13, 2021 by Team

    Last week, former United Auto Workers (UAW) presidents Dennis Williams and Gary Jones checked into prison to serve their respective 21-month and 28-month sentences as punishment for their roles in the corruption scandal at the union. It represented what should be a symbolic end to the years-long investigation that found several high-ranking union officials guilty […]

  • CUF Calls Out Teachers Unions For Anti-Student Agenda in New Video, Website

    Posted on Sep 03, 2021 by Team

    This Labor Day weekend, the Center for Union Facts launched a new campaign to hold teachers unions accountable for keeping schools shuttered and students stuck at home during the pandemic. Despite the best efforts of teachers union leaders — including the American Federation of Teachers’ (AFT) Randi Weingarten — to rewrite history, teachers unions were […]