Monthly Archives: August 2010

Report blasts union pensions as “Ponzi Schemes”

The Hudson Institute on Tuesday released a report condemning some union pensions as being “Ponzi schemes” because a dwindling number of union members are paying into the plans while a growing number of retirees rely on the funds to meet … Continue reading

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Obama to appear at Labor Day rally with AFL-CIO president

President Obama will spend Labor Day alongside AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, the union announced Monday.

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Union Bosses Put the Lame in Lame Duck

As if Big Labor hasn’t already squeezed enough out of Congress with payoffs upon payoffs, they are now positioning themselves for one last-ditch effort to achieve the mother of all gifts, the job-killing Employee ‘Forced’ Choice Act (EFCA).

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Rubio Talks American Dream in GOP Address

Marco Rubio, the son of Cuban exiles and candidate for Florida’s U.S. Senate seat, invoked the American dream during the weekly Republican address.

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Card Check: A Flawed Plan for CO Workers

As we move past Colorado’s primary election and begin the push to November, it’s clear that one of the defining issues for business — and for candidates for the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives — is the misleadingly named … Continue reading

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Senate Race Draws Outside Dollars to Kentucky TV

The much anticipated flood of special interest groups investing big dollars in Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race is beginning to take shape.

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Card Check bill clears legislature

A bill involving “card check” unionizing for farmworkers has cleared the Legislature in California.

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Charlie Crist: Open Ear About EFCA

Gov. Charlie Crist took six questions from the crowd at the AFL-CIO conference in Jacksonville Friday. Two of them were about the Employee Free Choice Act, which Crist could be voting on if he’s elected to the U.S. Senate.

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