Labor Pains: Because Being in a Union can be Painful

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  • A Brouhaha Over Who Represents Two Employees

    Posted on Jun 20, 2012 by J. Justin Wilson

    There is an ongoing dispute between two unions over which should represent two Port of Portland workers, and now it has become so acrimonious the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has intervened. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) dispute which union has the right to represent the […]

  • Unions Hard At Work Occupying the 99%

    Posted on Apr 05, 2012 by Center for Union Facts

    It would appear that the Occupy movement is now being co-opted by labor unions. For unions, the freshness, energy, and publicity surrounding the movement is a rare opportunity to make news for reasons other than declining membership rolls. Union leaders are wrapping themselves with the Occupy banner both rhetorically and literally. SEIU President Mary Kay […]

  • Carol Shea-Porter hates questions & constituents who have them.

    Posted on Aug 04, 2008 by Granite Staters for Employee Freedom

    [youtube][/youtube] Watch this video and you will see that Carol Shea-Porter simply does not like answering questions and would prefer to avoid any contact with constituents– weird, I know, seeing as she is a public official. Instead of taking the time to explain her opinion on issues she patronizes constituents to the point of disbelief. […]