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by thegreek
BobDahler
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"Union fat-cats...myth or reality?"

So...you think labor unions are run by cigar chomping "Union Fat Cats", who receive outrageous salaries and benefits, while living a life of luxury comparable to Saudi Arabian Princes, lording their unrestrained power over the entire United States of America... all on the backs of the union-enslaved workers they represent. Here's your chance to prove it.

 
 

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NasCarNut

Right-to-work supporters hide behind the claim that right to work protects workers who don’t want to join a union or agree with a union’s politics. But federal labor law already protects workers who don’t want to join a union or make political contributions.

Right to work’s true purpose is to hurt the ability of unions to advocate for all workers and serve as a check on corporate greed.

Posted 526 days ago.

scrappile

“The Workplace Freedom Amendment does not end unions or forbid any union contract provisions other than forced dues or fees.”

“The Workplace Freedom Amendment does not prevent unions from forming.”

“The Workplace Freedom Amendment does not prevent anyone from joining a union.” The workplace freedom amendment is backed by Koch industries, Freedom works, and others who want to supress wages and worker rights, not to mention do away with safety regulations, it has been shown numerous times in an abundance of information stating facts that RTW laws, increase poverty,have a negative impact on education, and workers are more likely to be hurt or even killed in RTW states. Keep defending the RTW amendment with a false representation of freedom...

Posted 526 days ago.

BeRight

and what the UAW did at Lordstown is wrong also.

Posted 528 days ago.

scrappile

Cooper Tire workers expose sweatshop conditions at Ohio ... The workers now fighting wage and benefit cuts at the Cooper Tire factory in Findlay, Ohio are ... Missy Mareches shows ... “I know a guy in the plant ... ****wsws****/en/articles/2011/12/coop-?d14.html -Right to screw the workforce is wrong

Posted 528 days ago.

scrappile

Lunch Pail Republicans criticize GOP-backed ‘Right to Work’ law in Indiana for failing to create jobs The staunch pro union Republicans say the right-to-work law pushes policy that slashes wages without providing jobs

Posted 530 days ago.

scrappile

“Every ounce of Republican leaders’ effort was poured into passing right-to-work before any other legislation would be touched, and it has brought no benefit whatsoever,” says David Fagan, chairman of Lunch Pail Republicans. “What is surprising is that the Commerce Secretary still has the courage to claim success based on such weak indicators as phone calls and magazine articles.”

Posted 530 days ago.

scrappile

Volkswagen's Chattanooga factory at center of labor fray ... RTW means they have the freedom and the choice to join a union. ... who benefit from union dues being ... the benefits of representation without paying ... ****knoxnews****/news/2013/apr/05/?volkswagens... Do not pay union dues but still retain union representation, I thought conservatives were against people getting a free ride....

Posted 532 days ago.

scrappile

Koch industries reporting that with the new taxes due from Obamacare they will have to enact layoofs, starting with 6 congressmen, #RightToWorkForLess.

Posted 532 days ago.

scrappile

Just four years after the worst shock to the economy since the Great Depression, U.S. corporate profits are stronger than ever. In the third quarter, corporate earnings were $1.75 trillion, up 18.6% from a year ago, according to last week'si gross domestic product report. That took after-tax profits to their greatest percentage of GDP in history.

But the record profits come at the same time that workers' wages have fallen to their lowest-ever share of GDP.Source:CNN Money PSSSST, dont think corporation give a ratsa** if workers have a voice

Posted 533 days ago.

scrappile

Aug 30, 2012 ... The decline of union membership has been a key driver of income inequality in recent decades, a new report found. The drop in unionization ... economy.money.cnn****/2012/08/30/unions-income-inequality/

Posted 533 days ago.

BeRight

Being forced to financially support political activities you do not agree with just to keep you job is also wrong.

Posted 535 days ago.

Kunectdots

Hey oneill! Have you heard about the city of Stockton, CA declaring bankruptcy while owing the California Public Employees Retirement Account approx. $900,000,000? Remember how I used to argue with you and LilyOvalley how public employees were tax revenue absorbers rather than creators?

Well, ole Buddy, Stockton will probably prove to be just the tip of the iceberg.

Posted 536 days ago.

scrappile

» CHART: High School Graduation Rates in “Right-to-Work ... ... with a clear-cut patten of low graduation rates in “Right-to-Work” states. ... Rates in “Right-to-Work” States Clearly Lower than States ... We Party ... wepartypatriots****/.../12/hs-?graduation-rates-in-rtw-states

Posted 540 days ago.

BeRight

Two of the indicted educators accused in the Atlanta Public School cheating scandal have turned themselves in to the Fulton County Jail early Tuesday morning. The 35 educators, including former superintendent Beverly Hall, must surrender on Tuesday. They all face charges of racketeering, theft by taking, influencing witnesses and making false statements. A grand jury hearing the APS case suggested a $7.5 million bond for Hall. If convicted, she faces up to 45 years in prison.

Posted 540 days ago.

scrappile

Difference between a Koch industries employee who does not back conservatives, yet the companies shareholders give campaign donations to right to work candidates, through P.O box front companies and a union members headquarters donating to fight against right to work candidates, one of them is up front about where your money is going, and the other is a front to hide where your money is going, right to work for the 1% for the betterment of the 1%, They have had a rough go of it for 30+ years. 26.7% of jobs in RTW states are low wage jobs.

Posted 541 days ago.

BeRight

Being forced to financially support political activities you do not agree with just to keep you job is also wrong.

Posted 541 days ago.

scrappile

Giving workers a voice in the workplace, that IS collective bargaining, as far as people not wanting to work for 5$ an hour, in the 50`s, corporate taxes were 5-6% of GDP. they now hover at decades low 1%, meanwhile govt takes a big bite of GDP, and who makes up the difference middle income workers in the 30,000-50,000 range, so they would work for 5$ an hour if the corporate world let them afford to. contact wrong riki at a**hat wearin.dum

Posted 542 days ago.

scrappile

Happy Birthday Cesar Chavez

Posted 542 days ago.

scrappile

Right to Work” States Spend Less on Education

¦Right-to-Work states spend $2,671 less per pupil on elementary and secondary education than free-bargaining states.

“Right to Work” States Have Higher Workplace Fatality Rates

¦According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the rate of workplace deaths is 52.9% higher in states with Right-to-Work laws.

“Right to Work” Laws Don’t Improve Living Standards – Unions Improve Living Standards

¦Overall, union members earn 28 percent ($198) more per week than nonunion workers. Hispanic union members earn 50 percent ($258) more each week than nonunion Hispanics and African Americans earn 29 percent ($168) more each week if they are union members UNIONYES

Posted 550 days ago.

scrappile

Don't Be Fooled - "Workplace Freedom" is a lieIt means lower wages for everyone. ****protectohiosmiddleclass****/

Posted 550 days ago.
 
 
 
 

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