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  • Union calls Walmart owners robbers

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. Accusing Walmart’s owners of “robbing America,” a labor union fueled by workers’ mandatory dues led protests recently demanding full-time hours and $15 hourly wages for the mega-retailer’s employees. Walmart’s corporate headquarters, Wal-Mart Stores Inc., says the company has | Read More »

  • Union bosses take big bucks from boilermakers

    Union bosses take big bucks from boilermakers

    Three International Brotherhood of Boilermakers officers were paid more than $500,000 during the union’s fiscal year ending June 30.

  • Union boss paid $154 an hour pushes for minimum wage hike

    Union boss paid $154 an hour pushes for minimum wage hike

    Studies have shown minimum wage hikes reduce employment among young, unskilled workers.

  • Liberty Foundation teams up to tackle national workforce woes

    Liberty Foundation teams up to tackle national workforce woes

    Workforce participation has plummeted to lows not seen since the 1970s.

  • Unions take dues from more than 250,000 public workers

    Unions take dues from more than 250,000 public workers

    Siphoning away taxpayer money to support the unions’ shared goal of bigger government.

  • State, local laws force public employees to pay labor unions

    State, local laws force public employees to pay labor unions

    Taxpayer money goes to mandatory labor union “fair share” or “agency” fees in Washington, D.C,. and 23 states.

  • Big Labor millionaires lead ‘income equality’ convention

    Big Labor millionaires lead ‘income equality’ convention

    Several of America’s wealthiest union bosses spoke at the convention. The event’s theme? “Building the movement for income equality.”

  • Teacher union boss pay refutes ‘solidarity’ rhetoric

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. Teachers union presidents Randi Weingarten and Lily Eskelsen Garcia claim to speak for American workers, but collect huge salaries from the very educators they accuse taxpayers of shortchanging. Weingarten was paid $543,150 in 2013 as president of American Federation | Read More »

  • Meet the bosses: Big Labor’s top 100

    Meet the bosses: Big Labor’s top 100

    Reports to the U.S. Department of Labor reveal 472 union officers and employees were paid more than $250,000 in 2013.