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Tag: union
Pilots Give Teamsters the Boot

I’ll say this. The Teamsters building in Washington DC is one of the nicest in downtown. I once went to a very pleasant cocktail party there. (From The Washington Free Beacon) “This is a historic moment not only for our...

When Corruption Is a Job Perk

This reminds me of the scene in the movie Hoffa, where Jimmy Hoffa’s chief crony and secretary (played by Danny DeVito) is pulled over by a cop. The crony digs into his wallet not for his drivers license but...

The $2 Million (taxpayer funded) Bathroom (VIDEO)

It’s half because of stupid rules and half because of connected contractors (and others) on the take. This bathroom was built with union labor at artificially high rates of pay. Government does not care that the money for these projects,...

U.S. postal workers union backs Sanders’ presidential bid

I think this is an interesting ACC story for the following reason. The Postal Service can’t strike. FDR and earlier Democrats always opposed government workers being allowed to form a union. Why did President John Kennedy reverse this established policy...

McDonald’s & The Minimum Wage (Video)

As we’ve said before, raise the minimum wage above what the real wage should be for an unskilled worker and one is just creating havoc in the economy. Margins are closed or erased. Stores close. Prices go up. Jobs are...