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    Morning Bell: How Big Labor Hurts You

    Earlier this month, Service Employee International Union President Andy Stern told the Las Vegas Sun, “We spent a fortune to elect Barack Obama — $60.7 million to be exact — and we’re proud of it.” Stern should be proud of his $60.7 million investment. There is a good chance that … More

    Fact Check: Media Matters Wrong on Card Check Facts

    Media Matters has taken it upon itself to criticize our recent video highlighting the problems with the government-imposed contracts that the misnamed Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) forces on workers and businesses. You can see the video here: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8kEwUDn7wo[/youtube] In the video Rian Wathen, formerly of United Food and Commercial … More

    Dangers of EFCA: Government Imposed Contracts

    This video highlights a danger in the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) that could be worse then taking away the secret ballot. EFCA gives government officials the power to impose contracts on employees if an “acceptable” contract with the union is not negotiated within 90 days. According former Union Organizer … More

    What Employer Advantage?

    The Washington Post editorialized today in favor of a compromise on card-check, including snap elections or mandatory union access to company premises, because – they argue – the current process too heavily favors management. They also criticized the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace for refusing to admit this. So here … More

    Don't Let Government Lawyers Run American Businesses

    Last year Former South Dakota senator and 1972 Democratic presidential nominee George McGovern came out against the Orwellian named “Employee Free Choice Act” because it would destroy a worker’s right to secret ballot elections. This week, McGovern has another op-ed, this time explaining how the binding arbitration portions of EFCA … More

    War on the American Dream: Sapping America's Potential

    Government Controlled Life Stimulus: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 significantly grew the size and scope of government, doubling the size of federal agencies—including Education and Energy—and moving America toward a government-mandated health care system, all while placing future generations further in debt. SCHIP: The State Children’s … More

    Big Labor's Big Payoff

    Quid Pro Quo. The American Heritage Dictionary defines this Latin phrase as “an equal exchange or substitution.” Here’s another definition: When 17 United States Senators and Representatives accept contributions in excess of $359,000 during the 2006 and 2008 congressional elections from political action committees (PACs) funded by several major labor … More

    President Obama Says "No More Bailouts"

    Earlier today, President Obama delivered a speech at an impromptu event, sans teleprompter, as he was on his way to deliver a thoughtful gift to his British counterparts to reinforce our special relationship. “Let me first start by saying that for the duration of my administration, there will be no more bailouts.” … More

    Video: Former Union Organizer Discusses Card Check

    Rian Wathen, Former Organizing Director for the UFCW, discusses card check. He discusses how union organizers can use corrupt methods to get people to sign cards that, under the Employee Free Choice Act, would authorize a union without a secret ballot election. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZhAvhEnO34[/youtube]

    Union Intimidation on Video

    This Fox News story perfectly encapsulates why American workers deserve to keep a secret ballot for union organizing consistent with our democratic principles. Whether the union needs 51% of workers to sign on, or 75% of the workers to sign on; without a secret ballot, they will intimidate workers at their work, … More