Tag Archives: Unions

No Shame: New Perez Regulation Targets The Elderly

By WFI Staff Not even a month on the job and freshly minted U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez is already taking the federal agency in a controversial direction. We knew Perez had a checkered past, from questionable legal maneuvers while … Continue reading

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Not Really Keeping the “Labor Peace”

by WFI Staff When you hear the term “labor peace,” you might think of some wonderful or harmonious state of existence in which Big Labor bosses and the employers they target can get along. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. Labor … 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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Union Bosses Who Don’t Deserve A Labor Day Celebration

by Fred Wszolek (originally appeared in BuzzFeed) With Labor Day upon us, it’s time to honor those Big Labor fat cats keeping alive the tradition of pension-driven decadence. From swindling members to desk-dozing, this group represents the pinnacle of inadequacy. … Continue reading

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Will Big Labor Turn Chicago Into Detroit?

By Fred Wszolek (originally appeared in Real Clear Policy) With Detroit’s bankruptcy, many are wondering how one of America’s great cities could have fallen so far, so fast. The Motor City was once our nation’s fourth-largest municipality, and it once … Continue reading

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Tyrone Ricky Freeman’s Hawaiian Vacation – Paid For By Union Dues

By WFI Staff Must be nice, right? An $8,000 all-expense paid wedding trip to Hawaii. Tyrone Ricky Freeman took such a trip back in 2006. He charged it all on a local Los Angeles union credit card. That means the … Continue reading

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NLRB Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon Found Invalid, Too. Will The Rogue Labor Board Ever Learn?

by WFI Staff Just when you think you’ve got it all figured out about the National Labor Relations Board, something else comes along and completely alters what you thought you knew about it.  Not only is it a fount for … 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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