How a Union Boss Bought Philadelphia’s Mayoral Election
Urban Democratic politics have for the past several decades often been a tug of war between black politicians and organized-labor interests. This spring’s Democratic mayoral primary in heavily black Philadelphia saw a decisive victory for one side, with James …
Is This the Beginning of the End for the Union Harassment Campaign Against Walmart?
As media outlets dutifully reported last week’s fast-food protests for a $15 minimum wage, another big labor story went relatively unnoticed.
The Washington Post reported that the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) has “slashed” more than half of the …
VW Vote: Labor Defeats Big Labor
The United Auto Workers and their “progressive” White House ally, President Barack Obama, insist that they are the champions of the working man. It’s notable, then, that the working men and women of Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn., plant rejected the UAW …