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Looks Like Big Labor Won’t Have To Worry About ObamaCare – Thanks To Its Author

By Fred Wszolek Big Labor spent so big in favor of President Obama’s campaigns that we’re still trying to put our hands around it.  But, for the guy in the White House, that’s not such a hard thing to do. Eventually, Big Labor … Continue reading

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How Rich: Union Bosses Blast the “1 Percent” – But Who Are They to Talk?

By WFI Staff On the fifth Anniversary of the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers and the day marked as the beginning of the massive financial meltdown we all know as the Great Recession, you’ll hear quite a bit from union bosses about the “one percent.”  It’s … Continue reading

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Big Labor’s Biggest Week Turns Into Its Worst One

By WFI Staff It was supposed to be the start of something fresh and new for Big Labor. But, no one could have scripted a worse week. On Monday, union chiefs were converging on the AFL-CIO convention in Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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How Richard Trumka’s Paycheck Puts Him in the Big Labor Boss Income Bracket

As members of the venerable AFL-CIO converge on Los Angeles for their annual Big Labor pow wow, union bosses will attempt to fire up their beleaguered supporters with a long list of grievances against everyone from politicians in Washington to … Continue reading

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When Labor Day Falls Short For Big Labor

by WFI Staff It’s tough to imagine a Labor Day that doesn’t work out so well for Big Labor.  After all, this is the time of year that not only ushers in the official end of summer vacation, but also … Continue reading

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Big Labor Bosses Pull In Big Bucks, While Workers Suffer

In Nevada, unemployment still tops the national average by nearly three percentage points.  Foreclosures and underwater homes are still as much a staple of the state as its famous casinos.  And workers, especially union members, have found their wages stagnate … Continue reading

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Faced With Fewer Members, Union Bosses Get Slicker

By WFI Staff Unions just aren’t what they used to be.  Word is already out: union boss recruitment methods have been so distasteful that membership has been on the decline since 1954.  And according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, … Continue reading

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Lafe Solomon Swap For Richard Griffin: From Bad To Worse

By WFI Staff Recently, much has been made about the fact that the “nuclear option” was averted.  To achieve that end, Republicans conceded to votes on a number of executive nominees,  but required the National Labor Relations Board nominees – … Continue reading

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