Vegas Police Push Tax Hike, Give Culinary Workers $195K Break

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police want to raise taxes on tourists and citizens, while providing Culinary Workers Union 226 services for free, costing nearly $200,000 By Brad Tidwell Police on the Vegas Strip appear to be playing politics with taxpayer money, claiming they aren’t paid enough to do their jobs. They claim it’s so bad they might not be able to […]

Food workers union sues grocer for offering employees higher pay

By Brad Tidwell Ironic, coming from the union advocating for a $10.10 minimum wage… Defending this industrial-era practice is stopping a local UFCW union from letting their members earn more money: Why did Local 23 oppose higher pay for its members? Because it upended their seniority system, allowing junior employees to make more those with more seniority. Local 23 wanted […]

Big Shrinkage at SEIU Healthcare Michigan: Not Just the Pool

SEIU Healthcare Michigan loses 44,000 members after they were no longer forced to unionize. Worse, Service Employees International Union has shrinkage all over. By Brad Tidwell The SEIU has always been all about using dirty tricks and shady lobbying to accomplish their only real goal- to grow at any cost. But what SEIU Healthcare Michigan did to home healthcare workers […]

Why do schools exist?

By Tom Toth The political antics of the American left make one wonder if they understand why public schools exist. In short—if the reader will pardon the elementary explanation—schools exist to educate children and turn students into workers with the opportunity to enter and participate in the American marketplace. Of course, as with any institution, schools fail—unable to meet the […]

SEIU Front Group “Wisconsin Jobs Now” Promotes ObamaCare, Law Breaking

By Brad Tidwell The “nonpartisan” Wisconsin Jobs Now, funded nearly entirely by SEIU Healthcare, is an Obamacare certified application counselor with a history of lawbreaking. “Wisconsin Jobs Now” is a self-described “community-based, non-profit organization” focused on issues like “economic justice” and “fighting income inequality.” However, when you look into their financial statements, it becomes immediately clear that they are little […]

SEIU Front Group “Wisconsin Jobs Now” Promotes ObamaCare, Law Breaking

-By Brad Tidwell The “nonpartisan” Wisconsin Jobs Now, funded nearly entirely by SEIU Healthcare, is an Obamacare certified application counselor with a history of lawbreaking. “Wisconsin Jobs Now” is a self-described “community-based, non-profit organization” focused on issues like “economic justice” and “fighting income inequality.” However, when you look into their financial statements, it becomes immediately clear that they are little […]

Obama’s Labor Dept sued by their own union – ALG’s Nathan Mehren’s notes the irony

Americans for Limited Government President Nathan Mehrens today issued the following statement in response to allegations by the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 12 that the Obama-run Department of Labor has engaged in racial discrimination in their internal promotion policies dating back to 2009: “It is the ultimate irony that Labor Secretary Thomas Perez is facing a union crisis at […]

Walmart, Big Labor and the NLRB: Time for a change

By Rick Manning Organizing Walmart has been the Great White Whale for Big Labor for the past twenty years.  Now, thanks to Obama appointees to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Big Labor is having some life breathed into their efforts. The most recent decision revolves around the NLRB’s decision to investigate the nation’s leading retailer’s treatment of about 60 […]

Alternative education shows progress

By Tom Toth Schools exist to educate students and therefore open avenues for achievement not otherwise available. The educational experience is a cornerstone of early personal development and can be the difference between a student in class and a child in daycare. For millions of American children, especially those born into poverty, a quality education may be the only means […]

Why fast food workers should really protest

By David Bozeman Fast food workers, prodded on by a top down effort by union organizers, yesterday protested in many locations demanding a minimum wage of at least $15 an hour and, of course, union representation, among other demands.  Kendall Fells, representing the SEIU-backed Fast Food Forward, immediately cited industry profits to justify his group’s demands. How revealing that the […]

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