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Labor Unions

NEWS: Union Dues Force Home Care Workers to Support Their Undoing at Polls

The Foundry California residents who offer personalized services to needy family members in their homes are seeing their SEIU dues used to support a measure which would require them to get 75 hours of training, which advocates view as counterproductive and burdensome.

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OPINION: It’s ‘Labor’ Day, not ‘Union’ Day

Mark Mix of Bangor Daily News marks this Labor Day by reflecting on the evolution of labor unions into a corrupt political machine, feeding off the funds from dues forced on to nonunion workers, regardless of whether or not they want to be represented by a union.

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NEWS:Big Labor, Big Money

Elizabeth MacDonald at Fox Business uncovers tens of millions of dollars, in tax-free union funds spent on junkets to luxury resorts to even outright buying luxury resorts, country clubs, golf courses and Learjets, at a time when thousands of union members across the country have lost their jobs, when the labor movement is struggling, and when union pension funds are in crisis.

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OPINION: California's Governor Brown Delivers for Labor Unions

Bruce Walker of The New American writes that despite Governor Brown's presentation of himself as a "creative outsider," such independence has seldom been seen in Brown’s dealings with organized labor.

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OPINION: Big Labor Gets Big Benefits in California

According to Matt Brownfield of The Foundry Governor Jerry Brown finished off the state’s legislative session with big gifts to Big Labor, at the expense of California taxpayers.

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