Tag: AFSCME
Government Unions Keep Costs High for Taxpayers
Government employee unions are nothing more than a ruling-class special interest.
SCOTUS Ruling in Janus Gives Power to the Workers
On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of Mark Janus.
Public Employee Union Boycott Threat Backfires
It’s not often we get a real market test of the popularity of public employee unions, so this recent experience from Wisconsin provides an interesting peek at the real public’s perception. If a harbinger of broader public opinion, members of public employee unions may want to rethink their tactics. Owners of businesses from large...
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Fat Cats, Big Dogs, and Campaign Finance Reform
From the front page of today’s New York Times, headlined “Strained States Turning to Laws to Curb Labor Unions:” Faced with growing budget deficits and restive taxpayers, elected officials from Maine to Alabama, Ohio to Arizona, are pushing new legislation to limit the power of labor unions, particularly those representing government workers, in collective...
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