Unions Toeing the Line on Liberal Gun Control Efforts

One of the most powerful leaders in the union world heaped praise Tuesday upon President Barack Obama for his unilateral action on gun-control despite the fact the policy is completely unrelated to workplace issues. The primary purpose of labor unions is to help negotiate with employers on behalf of their workers. They have significant political influence to advocate for policies that are supposed to help American workers. The Service Employees International Union (SEIU), however, is instead using Read more […]

New York Fights Over Minimum Wage Hike

As workers rallied Monday in the hopes that a newly appointed board will raise the minimum wage for fast food workers in New York, business leaders warned against targeting certain industries. Earlier in the month, a board appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, met for the first time to answer the question of whether to raise the minimum wage for fast food workers in the state. With its most recent meeting Monday, supporters rallied to raise wages to $15 an hour. As The Associated Press Read more […]

Unions to Benefit Most from Obamacare

Surprise, surprise – guess who stands to gain the most from the detestable Obamacare law? Unions, of course.   President Obama’s executive amnesty for illegal immigrants could help unions with dwindling membership. Labor unions were supportive of the president’s move. “I think we’ll see very positive changes,” Tom Balanoff, president of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1, told the Associated Press on Friday. “One of them, I hope, is that more workers Read more […]

Fast Food Workers Continue to Fight for Minimum Wage Hike

Across the nation minimum wage fast food workers have been clamoring for higher wages even though this fight has led to increasing automation in the fast food industry. As the movement has gained steam fast food companies have pushed to introduce computers that would take over the jobs that people currently do. This would lead to the fast food industry becoming mostly automated and the end of most minimum wage jobs in America… I wonder how the minimum wage workers who are fighting for higher wages Read more […]