Hitler finds out that the unions are failing to get big box employees to strike.
Cross-Posted from LaborPains.org We’ve suspected that “worker centers” leading the walkouts of fast food restaurants and big-box retailers are union front groups, and evidence continues to pour in that not only are unions bankrolling the campaign, but unions are also deeply involved in strategy, organizing, and tactics. Two new items of evidence have come out […]
The following op-ed was written by Richard Berman, executive director of the Center for Union Facts, and was published in The Republican on November 11, 2013. The online version may be found here. Unions’ ‘worker center’ strategy deserves scrutiny In Boston and across the country, labor leaders are trying a new approach to unionization: worker centers. Recently, these […]
If you believe the headlines, we’ll forgive you for thinking that vast swaths of retail and restaurant employees are in the midst of engaging in general strike-sized demonstrations across the country. The trouble is that tracking down an actual walk out is next to impossible—trust us, we’ve tried. Instead, most reporters seem content to rehash union-trained […]
The following op-ed was written by Richard Berman, executive director for the Center for Union Facts, and was published in U.S. News & World Report on October 14, 2013. The online version may be found here. Worker Centers: A Backdoor for Unions The way the country’s labor officials tell it, federal labor laws are insufficient for the 21st […]
Check out our op-ed in today’s Los Angeles Business Journal: When the nationwide fast-food strikes hit Los Angeles several weeks ago, they did so under the guise of union-backed “worker centers.” The AFL-CIO followed this up two weeks later at its L.A. conference by formally incorporating these groups into its membership structure.
Worker centers like OUR Walmart and Fast Food Forward often rail on CEOs’ salaries, arguing that the money should be redistributed to employees.