Labor Pains: Because Being in a Union can be Painful

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  • Craig Becker Gets a Second Chance

    Posted on Feb 03, 2011 by Center for Union Facts

    You might have thought President Obama intended to be conciliatory after his fairly moderate State of the Union Address. Think again. This morning the president fired the first shot in the this year’s inevitable partisan battle over labor unions: Craig Becker, a Democrat on the U.S. National Labor Relations Board who has been criticised by […]

  • Elections Have Consequences, Union Edition

    Posted on Jan 07, 2011 by Center for Union Facts

    As President Barack Obama said two years ago, “Elections have consequences”. He’s probably less enthusiastic about that bromide today — as are the unions who campaigned on his behalf. As the New York Times reports, state officials are gearing up to take on organized labor: State officials from both parties are wrestling with ways to […]

  • Labor Tired of Being Used for Money, Part 76

    Posted on Dec 20, 2010 by Center for Union Facts

    Here we go again. The traditional attempt by Democrats to reach out to organized labor after ignoring their policy advice: The administration is making an “all hands on deck” effort to contact party activists angry over the accord, Jared Bernstein, Vice President Joe Biden’s chief economic adviser, said last night before the U.S. House passed […]