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Sean Higgins comments on the notable lack of response from the UAW and the AFL-CIO. The sale meant that taxpayers were losing $10 billion, so some extra justification was necessary. GM officials have taken a similar stance even as they say they are glad to be out of receivership. One group that was noticeably quiet was […]
Mark Tapscott, Washington Examiner, reviews the federal government’s decision to rid itself of all of its General Motors stock, and examines the worth of this huge Big Labor Payback by the current administration. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced yesterday that the federal government has sold its remaining shares of General Motors stock. “With the final […]
President Obama is seeking to restrain political activity of nonprofits, including corporations, but perhaps not unions. Nicholas Confessore has the story in the New York Times. New rules proposed by the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service would clarify both how the I.R.S. defines political activity and how much nonprofits are allowed to spend on […]
Taxpayers will be left holding the bag on the Big Labor bailout of GM and union officials. Realclearmarkets.com has the story. Federal Meddling: Remember the promise that taxpayers would get back every dollar taken from them and dumped into the General Motors bailout? The promise is coming up about $10 billion short. All told, GM ended […]
U.S. Supreme Court To Consider Breaking Up The Union Boss “Neutrality Agreement” Racket biglaborbailout.com, November 13, 2013 It’s the little known Unite Here Local 355 vs. Mulhall case which might end up packing a lot of legal punch once the dust settles at the high court. Union bosses, for a long time […]
Group files complaint about Unified’s vote to negotiate with unions Kenosha News Online, November 08, 2013 According to a statement from the Institute, the complaint was filed on behalf of Kristi Lacroix, who they identify as a district taxpayer. Lacroix is a former teacher at Lakeview Technology Academy who left her job this […]
Jay Hancock of Kaiser Health News reports the Obama administation has plans to further pay Big Labor back for its political support by exempting some health plans, including qualifying union plans. Weeks after denying labor’s request to give union members access to health-law subsidies, the Obama administration is signaling it intends to exempt some union […]