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Backfire: Obamacare fallout continues as 40,000 longshoremen quit AFL-CIO

By Doug Powers  •  September 2, 2013 01:18 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Democrats received Big Labor support for Obamacare because of promises that unions would have priority access to lifeboats when the whole thing started to sink. Now, some union heads are coming to the harsh realization that they were duped, and membership is expressing their dissatisfaction: In what is being reported as […]

Stay classy: Judge orders striking Chicago Teamsters local to stop picketing at funeral homes and disrupting funerals

By Doug Powers  •  August 1, 2013 01:37 PM

Decorum DOA

Supreme Court watch: Harris v. Quinn; families battle SEIU over thuggish home invasion tactics; Update: Still waiting

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 10, 2013 02:42 AM

Loyal readers will recall that in the fall of 2009, I published special reports on the parental revolt against Big Labor’s attempts to force their way into the homes and lives of families who care for developmentally disabled loved ones. One of the moms I spotlighted, Pam Harris, refused to surrender. Her class-action lawsuit challenging […]

Dueling Headlines, ‘taxpayers will recover more than they invested in GM bailout’ edition

By Doug Powers  •  June 5, 2013 02:46 PM

Balance sheet

Desperately seeking waivers: Union disgruntlement with Obamacare spreading

By Doug Powers  •  May 25, 2013 02:04 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Last month, a 22,000 member United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers — the same one that endorsed Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012 and lobbied for passage of Obamacare — called for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. The list of those unions who are starting to realize […]

WH visitors log shows Obama met with IRS union chief day before agency began tea party targeting

By Doug Powers  •  May 21, 2013 11:23 AM

Coincidences aplenty

Union that supported passage of Obamacare now calls for its repeal

By Doug Powers  •  April 17, 2013 11:49 AM

Awakenings

Hurting for revenue, the US Postal Service is launching a line of… apparel

By Doug Powers  •  February 20, 2013 12:01 PM

Budget GAP

Port strike alert: Big Labor abandons talks, ILA walks out on NY/NJ negotiations

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 9, 2013 04:29 PM

Well, I hate to say I told you so, but… The very latest from the East Coast/Gulf Coast port strike scene is that the International Longshoremen’s Association has walked out of federal mediation talks. According to Joe Bonney of the Journal of Commerce, “ILA walked out of NY-NJ local contract talks today, objecting to proposed […]

Thuggery: Chicago Teachers Union president jokes about murdering wealthy people

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 7, 2013 11:58 AM

Remember Karen Lewis? She’s Chicago thuggery personified. I introduced you to her last September when she spearheaded the abandonment of 350,000 schoolchildren over merit-based pay, teacher evaluations, and a 16 percent pay raise: Derision is her specialty. Her tirades at teachers’ confabs are infamous. Don’t feel sorry for her when she moans about Mayor Rahm […]

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