Labor Pains: Because Being in a Union can be Painful

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  • CA SEIU Fights Own Members To Remain Accountability-Free

    Posted on Nov 29, 2012 by LaborPains.org Team

    Unions like to play up the fantasy that they stand for “the little guy.”  But that illusion quickly fades when labor leaders have to deal with those little people, and especially if those people are members of the union. The latest exhibit is Mariam Noujaim, an Egyptian immigrant and member of the 95,000-member SEIU Local […]

  • More Workers Could Be Paid by Cutting Union Dues than CEOs’ Salaries

    Posted on May 05, 2011 by LaborPains.org Team

    The AFL-CIO is demonizing millionaire CEOs that make their money the old-fashioned way—by working hard and earning it. According to the union, more than 100,000 median wage earning workers could be supported if the nation’s top earning CEOs were fired or magically decided to work for free …

  • Paycheck Protection Awaits Florida Governor’s Final Approval

    Posted on Apr 15, 2011 by LaborPains.org Team

    Labor unions will need to devise a new mechanism for collecting dues from unwilling government employees in the Sunshine State. Members of both houses in Florida’s legislature this week voted to ban state and local governments from deducting union dues from employees paychecks …

  • Wisconsin-esque Bills Flooding Legislatures Nationwide

    Posted on Apr 08, 2011 by LaborPains.org Team

    Since the governors of Wisconsin and Ohio put an end to doing business-as-usual with public-sector unions, nearly 750 bills have been introduced by fiscally responsible legislators (or at least those trying to be) in almost every state. Most online news outlets and blogs are reporting this is a bad thing—for unions and their lockstep members, of course …