Labor Pains: Because Being in a Union can be Painful

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  • USA Today Runs Teachers Union Exposed’s “Killer Ad”

    Posted on Sep 17, 2012 by Center for Union Facts

    Now we know which media outlets value an open debate on education reform. The Chicago Tribune fell short last week when it refused to run our ad showing that teachers unions, such as the striking Chicago Teachers Union, are the ones blocking the school house door. In stark contrast, USA Today ran the ad today on page 10A–the same day that they are […]

  • Michigan Unions’ Trojan Horse Amendment

    Posted on Sep 10, 2012 by Center for Union Facts

    Big Labor’s gambit to overrun Michigan state government will go before voters after the state supreme court rejected all challenges to a ballot initiative that would tie the hands of legislators to make any public-sector labor reforms and forbid private-sector reform measures. The misleadingly-named “Protect Our Jobs” (“POJA”) proposal would amend the state constitution to make collective bargaining a “right.” Although […]

  • Union Bosses Think They’re Better Than You

    Posted on Aug 06, 2012 by Center for Union Facts

    What do you call a union member who doesn’t vote for Barack Obama? No, this isn’t a setup for a terrible joke. It’s the issue AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka addressed in a recent interview with Reuters. So what are Trumka’s thoughts on the AFL-CIO members that didn’t vote for Obama in 2008? “Some of this I […]