AFL-CIO Boss Discusses #OccupyWallSt, Alleged Communist Ties, Obama & Jobs

“This is a movement that speaks for millions…”— Trumka on #OccupyWallSt

LaborUnionReport RedState 10/22/2011

The following video is from C-Span and was taped on October 18th.

During the 45-minute show, Richard Trumka, President of the AFL-CIO, discusses a myriad of topics and answers questions from callers.

“Without a union, you’re like a […]

Obama NLRB Eliminates Secret Ballot Elections-Making Card Check Forced Unionism a Reality

Don Loos Big Government 8/30/2011

Outgoing NLRB Chair Wilma Liebman and the of the Obama Appointed NLRB Board members, Craig Becker & Mark Pearce, voted to eliminate secret ballot election protections. Now, when employers make secrets deals with a union bosses agreeing to recognize a union without allowing his employees a secret ballot vote; employees […]

OH Sen. Brown: ‘Card check’ is ‘not going to happen’

Michael O’Brien The Hill 3/22/2011

One of organized labor’s top backers in the Senate acknowledged Tuesday that “card check” legislation is basically dead.

Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown (D) said that while he had supported the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA, or “card check”), its chances of passage were virtually none at this point.

“It’s not […]