Site Map Icon
RSS Feed icon
 
 
 
Member Login
Username:

Password:


Not registered yet?
Click Here to sign-up

Forgot Your Login?
Today in Labor History
Nov. 26, 1910: Six young women burn to death and 19 more die when they leap from the fourth-story windows of a blazing factory in Newark, N.J. The floors and stairs were wooden; the only door from which the women could flee was locked.
  Member Resources  
     
UnionActive Newswire
 
Join the Newswire!
Updated: Nov. 28 (20:43)

Constitution & Bylaws
New Jersey Law Enforcement Commanding Officers Association
Passing of Miguel A. Perez, father of our brother "Mikey" Perez
TWU Local 568
GFFA-Management Summit
GFFA L776
Black Friday Actions
IATSE Local 33
National Director's November 2014 Update
AMFA
HAPPY THANKSGIVING
Teamsters Local 264
 
     
RTW in Michigan: Revenge of the Kochs?
Updated On: Dec 10, 2012

Dec. 10, 2012 | Let's say you an your brother are a pair of billionaires who reap your profits from the poisoning of the earth and whose daddy co-founded the John Birch Society – and you poured millions into the 2012 election, only to see your candidates felled by a party elf by a black guy who's big on green energy, and who bailed out the U.S. auto industry in a way that voters like…So whattaya gonna do? Why, find a way to crush those pesky labor unions in a place that will hurt them badly. Say, the auto capital of the world…So in a lame-duck legislative session last week, the Republican majority rammed through a destructively anti-union bill that the governor has pledged to sign. Local analysts chalk it all up to payback by Michigan legislators for the unions' attempt to enshrine collective bargaining rights in the state constitution…Read more here. Related: How right to work got on the table, how the Koch brothers bought Michigan lawmakers, and the Michigan governor's betrayal of voters. Also, check out Michigan workers' new website at wearemich.org.


 
 
Teamsters local 570
Copyright © 2014, All Rights Reserved.
Powered By UnionActive™

447302 hits since May 20, 2010
Visit Unions-America.com!

Top of Page image