Union Foolishly Persists, Wasting Time and Resources

By Richard McCarty In 2011, the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) and its co-conspirators started invading Maryland Walmart stores and harassing customers and staff. Perhaps the UFCW thought it could get away with its outrageous behavior in a union-friendly state or that the federal courts would weigh in on its behalf. But, either way, it was in […]

SEIU Tried Bullying the Oregon Legislature

By Richard McCarty Last year, the Service Employees International Union spent over $5 million trying to get a ballot measure passed that would have imposed a huge tax hike on businesses in Oregon. Measure 97 would have increased taxes on businesses’ gross sales, not their profits, by $3 billion each year. According to the state’s nonpartisan Legislative Revenue Office, the […]

Why doesn’t the UFCW respect Hispanic women?

By Richard McCarty Since last year, Mickey Kasparian, the president of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 135, and his lackeys have been accused of discrimination and/or mistreatment by not one, not two, not three, but four Hispanic women. Three of these four accusers worked directly for the UFCW; a fourth works for a UFCW-funded organization. Last December, Sandy […]

06.15.2017 in Big Labor by NetRight Daily 0

Rachel Maddow has blood on her hands

By Robert Romano James Hodgkinson, the shooter at the Republican Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va., posted on Facebook on March 22 stating, “Trump is a Traitor. Trump Has Destroyed Our Democracy. It’s Time to Destroy Trump & Co,” with a link to a Change.org petition to impeach Trump on charges of treason for allegedly colluding with Russian intelligence services […]

The real 1 percent: The federal workforce

By Robert Romano The non-defense, non-postal service part of the federal government comprises about 2 million employees — about 1.37 percent of the total U.S. workforce. Since 2004, federal government average hourly earnings have increased from $28.57 to $39.19 in 2016, while private sector average hourly earnings have only increased from $20.91 to $25.67, according to data compiled by the […]

03.29.2017 in Big Labor, Featured by NetRight Daily 1

Georgia on my mind: A bold way forward on federal civil service reform

By Peter Hong There is a stealth resistance underfoot against President Donald J. Trump and his nascent Administration. It is deep. It is powerful. It is in his backyard. And under current law, there is little he can do about it. This resistance is the administrative state.  And though rabble-rousing rioters are dominating the media coverage, the quiet bureaucratic resistance […]

Rescuing Main Street from the fiduciary rule

By Peter Hong Just a few weeks ago, April 2017 was ready to deliver a crushing blow to the economic health of Main Street America. The fiduciary rule was to take effect, thereby threatening for extinction hundreds of thousands of small-brokerages and independent insurance agents. Millions of Americans who rely on commission-based brokers to manage their smaller portfolios were in […]

Big labor takes it in the chin as right to work on fast track at state level

By Richard McCarty Last year, Big Labor gambled on Democrats, and they lost big at both the state and federal level. Now they find themselves out in the cold in many places. One of those places is Kentucky. Prior to the 2016 elections, Republicans held the Kentucky governorship and the state Senate, while Democrats held a 53-47 majority in the […]

Trump’s big labor play

By Robert Romano In his first 100 hours in office, President Donald Trump appears to have accomplished more for union households and working Americans than former President Barack Obama did in 8 years. And in the process, he may be shaking up the electoral map in ways that could reshape American politics for decades to come. With Trump’s rapid actions […]

Kentucky passes right-to-work, Missouri, New Hampshire on its heels

By Natalia Castro For the first time in nearly a century, Kentucky’s congress is dominated by the Republican Party, and they have already begun passing policy to empower workers. Kentucky has joined the rest of the South in passing a right-to-work law, allowing workers to opt out of joining labor unions. The legislation acts as the first victory in what […]

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