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14 hours ago.
by Ohwiseone

"Union fat-cats...myth or reality?" 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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Many viewed VW as the union's only chance to gain a crucial foothold in the South because other automakers have not been as welcoming as Volkswagen. Labor interests make up half of the supervisory board at VW in Germany, and they questioned why the Chattanooga plant is the only one without formal worker representation. VW wanted a German-style "works council" in Chattanooga to give employees a say over working conditions. The company says U.S. law won't allow it without an independent union.

In Chattanooga, the union faced stern opposition from Republican politicians who warned that a UAW victory would chase away other automakers who might come to the region.

Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee was the most vocal opponent, saying that he was told that VW would build a new midsized SUV in Chattanooga if workers rejected the union. That was later denied by a VW executive. Other politicians threatened to cut off state incentives for the plant to expand if the union was approved

Posted 310 days ago.


welfare on the rich man's mind

Your welfare on the rich man's mind Your welfare on the rich man's mind They want the power in their hands just to keep out of the workers hands Your welfare on the rich man's mind

They'll never, never, never keep us down They'll never, never, never keep us down The cheat, rob and kill but we'll stop that big wheel They'll never, never, never keep us some dirt on Hazel Dickens?

Posted 317 days ago.


United we stand, divided we fall For every dime they give us a battle must be fought So working people use your power the key to liberty Don't support the rich man's style of luxury

There ain't no way they can ever keep us down There ain't no way they can ever keep us down We won't be bought, we won't be sold To be treated right, well that's our goal There ain't no way they can ever keep us down

We've been shot, we've been jailed, lord its a sin Women and children stood right by the men We've got a union contract that keeps the worker free They'll never shoot that union out of me

They'll never shoot that union out of me, oh no They'll never shoot that union out of me Got a contract in our hand signed by the blood of honest men They'll never shoot that union out of me

The power wheel is rolling, rolling right along The government is keep it going going strong so working people get your help from your own kind Your welfare on the rich man's mind

Your welf

Posted 317 days ago.


Right to work 4 nuthin: Top 10 Bankruptcy States Per Capita - 8 News NOW ****8newsnow****/story/15939734/top-10-bankruptcy-states-per-capita State, 2010 Bankruptcy Filings per 1,000 Residents. 1. Nevada, 11.1. 2. Georgia, 7.92. 3. Tennessee, 7.86. 4. Alabama, 7.16. 5. Indiana, 7.11....

Posted 317 days ago.


BobBarker...admit you are the former "munster". it will make you feel much better. besides i really wanted to say hello to my old adversary.

Posted 319 days ago.


BobBarker:10. Labor Power is Suppressed Because the organizing power of labor is the only real threat to a fascist government, labor unions are either eliminated entirely, or are severely suppressed., the derp quotient is strong in R1D1, he is a disciple of the nrtw4nuthin....

Posted 321 days ago.


You're not Absolem. I'm Absolem.

Posted 324 days ago.


On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Count unanimously ruled in favor of United States Steel Corp., finding the Pittsburgh-based steelmaker does not have to pay unionized steel workers for the time spent "donning and doffing" safety gear before and after their shifts.

Pay to change your clothes.. go figure

Posted 328 days ago.


Look up the past history of the UAW at the Lordstown plant of GM.

Thugs at work my friend.

It might be better now, but it was a union made*****hole years past. The plant was almost shut down due to union antics.

Posted 328 days ago.


Should a Pipefitter and a bagger at Walmart really be in the same union?

Posted 329 days ago.


Unions needs to support workplace rules that allow better workers to get better pay. This stuff about all the brotherhood making the same cash is BS.

Also, Obamacare has removed the need for Unions to negotiate heeath care benefits.

Posted 329 days ago.


There are many problems with unions. just a couple: First , Unions limit the amount a union member can earn.

Second, the worst worker and the best worker make the same money.

Posted 330 days ago.


@brutus, do your law enforcement buddies think unions are worthless??...

Posted 332 days ago.


Do ya need a good attorney,bob?

Posted 334 days ago.


BobBarker, you wrote "Being new here" you are kidding...right? you are about as new to this as seasoned hooker calling herself a virgin. you ruse did not last long but at least you seem a smidge more civil. you gave yourself away with the goosestepper comment on another thread. either way be somewhat civil and share your thoughts.

Posted 334 days ago.


Judge rules Indiana right-to-work law violates constitutional ... ****toledoblade**** › News › Nation 3 days ago - Judge rules Indiana right-to-work law violates constitutional provision ... ban on collections and associated criminal penalties unconstitutional.

Posted 466 days ago.


Bankrupt Detroit union buddies giving city contracts to buddies made the city #3 in income per capita. And look at it now.

Posted 469 days ago.


SHARE the truth: When Hostess began to face financial woes, the company’s CEO got a 300% salary increase from $750,000 to $2,250,000. It was discovered that the former Hostess CEO tripled his salary in early 2012. Meanwhile, a number of top executives saw massive pay raises, some nearly doubling their salaries. The new CEO blamed union workers for the company’s bankruptcy filing—yet it's the workers who were the very ones who gave concessions multiple times in the past few years—valiantly fighting to save their jobs and their company. In December, a staggering $1.8 million in bonuses were awarded to executives AFTER the bankruptcy filing. In late 2012, Hostess Brands admitted to The Wall Street Journal that money taken out of workers' paychecks—intended for their retirement funds—was used for company operations instead. Hostess is one example of executives' blame-the-worker and blame-a-union game. The sad part of the story? Regular, every-day workers fall for it; hook, line and sinker

Posted 547 days ago.


Google search of "union fat cats" rends 752,000 results.

NOPE! There ARE no "union fat cats!" (please note the use of the intended double negative) LOL

Posted 551 days ago.


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Posted 552 days ago.

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