Search

Carpenter’s Union uses Secret Trial to Suppress Free Speech

Carpenter’s Union uses Secret Trial to Suppress Free Speech
The Carpenter’s International Union will conduct another secret trial under the special provisions of Article 14-D of the General Constitution on Thursday January 12, 2017 with the announced intent to expel yet another Carpenter Union activist.  These secret trials under Article 14-D are almost always political trials designed to punish those who have angered powerful interests in the union and... Read More

Union lawyer weighs in on Trump via Facebook:

Union lawyer weighs in on Trump via Facebook:
These are thoughts by the counsel Timothy Sears, General Counsel of the WA State Nurses Association. Nov 9th 2016 shortly after the election.   “With the election of Donald Trump as president and continuing Republican control of both houses of Congress, it is reasonable to expect a fundamental shift in labor law in the next few years.   It is... Read More

Fascism or Revolution?

Fascism or Revolution?
As the aftershock of the election of Trump continues to sink in; the forces of the right continue to advance their agenda through the advisers who Trump draws upon to fill his cabinet and staff.  Kris Korbach, a member of Trump’s transition team has recently indicated that the new administration would reinstate a national registry for immigrants from Muslim countries... Read More

PNW Carpenters reject raise for Tweedy in a secret ballot

PNW Carpenters reject raise for Tweedy in a secret ballot
Despite lots of coercion to sustain his already approved raise that was hustled through the Executive Board right after his re-election in August, the delegates to the Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters, meeting in Vancover narrowly reversed that retroactive wage raise in an historic secret ballot by a narrow margin 68-62. Self-styled CEO “Executive Secretary” Doug Tweedy had expected... Read More

Painters Local 10 Calls on workers to stop the KKK.

Painters Local 10 Calls on workers to stop the KKK.
Below is a resolution passed by The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Local 10, Portland OR. “Whereas, there has been a sharp increase in racist and anti-immigrant attacks across the country in recent days, and Whereas, the Ku Klux Klan has announced it would stage menacing provocations in many areas, and Whereas, the KKK and other racist organizations... Read More

Union leaders find a new politician to suck up to.

Union leaders find a new politician to suck up to.
Shared by Frank Arango on Facebook The leftish nationalist-populist Bernie Sanders, the right-wing nationalist-populist Trump, and the sold-out AFL-CIO and UAW bureaucrats all meet on the common ground of opposition to the North American Free Trade Agreement. Indeed, for more than 20 years our labor “leaders” (real opponents, saboteurs and sell-outs of strikes) have been yelling NAFTA! NAFTA! NAFTA! as... Read More

http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com

http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Rank-and-File Union Members Speak-Out at Standing Rock Camp, Challenge AFL-CIO Leadership’s Support for Pipeline written by ICTMN Staff, republished by The Control Line 11/1/2016 Originally published at Indian Country Today Media Network 10/30/16 Despite escalating police violence and AFL-CIO leadership of pipeline, a delegation of union members from around the U.S. are spending the weekend of October 29 at Standing... Read More