UAW Update: Dennis Williams' No Good Week

Posted by Samantha Zinnen on Monday, August 3rd, 2015 at 10:45 am - Permalink

The UAW’s president owes his bad week to the Michigan Supreme Court, Mitsubishi, and the implications for the ongoing Big Three contract negotiations

On Wednesday, July 29, 2015 the Michigan Supreme Court stuck a blow against forced unionization for state employees with a 4-3 ruling

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UAW Update: Dennis Williams' No Good Week

Posted by Samantha Zinnen on Monday, August 3rd, 2015 at 10:45 am - Permalink

The UAW’s president owes his bad week to the Michigan Supreme Court, Mitsubishi, and the implications for the ongoing Big Three contract negotiations

On Wednesday, July 29, 2015 the Michigan Supreme Court stuck a blow against forced unionization for state employees with a 4-3 ruling

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Camille Paglia on Scott Walker, Public Unions

Posted by Matt Patterson on Thursday, July 30th, 2015 at 11:47 am - Permalink

Camille Paglia, the sometimes-infuriating but always-fascinating liberal lioness, takes on the issue of public-sector unions in the third part of a wide-ranging interview at Solon.com:

"[Scott] Walker is a very talented and combative politician, with far more substance than liberals are allowing for.

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Minimum Wage Hikes? It's a (Union) Trap!

Posted by Samantha Zinnen on Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 at 12:09 pm - Permalink

Unions Fight for 15 for everyone but them. 

The battle for an increase in the minimum wage has been aggressively fought by the Left for the past several years. Leading the charge has been none other than the purse of the Democratic Party: Big Labor.

Ignoring the negative economic repercussions that accompany raising the minimum wage – job losses, and more part-time and less full-time positions – there is a less talked-about problem.

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CWF in POLITICO

Posted by Samantha Zinnen on Monday, July 27th, 2015 at 10:42 am - Permalink

On July 20, POLITICO’s Morning Shift reported on the CWF’s exclusive footage of labor leader Dolores Huerta bullying a farmworker at a party in Sacramento.

The farmworker, Silvia Lopez, is the leader of the workers attempting to decertify from Huerta’s United Farm Workers (UFW).

Politico contextualized the incident by saying:

The CWF is helping Lopez and her co-workers at Gerawan Farming in Fresno in a fight to decertify the UFW. Huerta, presumably, doesn’t like that — hence the arm block.

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'One Life' to Bully

Posted by Samantha Zinnen on Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 9:53 am - Permalink

Dolores Huerta’s true colors are shinning through despite the best framing from the National Portrait Gallery 

Dolores Huerta has been on the receiving end of some bad press lately. Huerta, the "Dragon Lady" of the grape-grower’s strike of 1965-1970 and co-founder of the United Farm Workers (UFW), was caught on film bullying a female farmworker. 

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CWF in the Daily Caller

Posted by Samantha Zinnen on Monday, July 20th, 2015 at 12:03 pm - Permalink

On June 24th, Dolores Huerta was videotaped bullying a female worker who is leading the fight to decertify the union Huerta helped found, the United Farm Workers.

Silvia Lopez, the farmworker who is seen being shoved by Huerta was invited into a party by a representative from Governor Jerry Brown’s staff.

The Daily Caller’s Connor Wolf reports of the union icon:

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CWF in the Sacramento Bee

Posted by Samantha Zinnen on Monday, July 20th, 2015 at 12:02 pm - Permalink

Recently, the Sacramento Bee reported on a CWF exclusive video showing UFW co-founder Dolores Huerta bullying a farm worker. 

The Sacramento Bee described the incident involving Huerta and farmworker Silvia Lopez by saying:

“Grainy footage shot during a party last month appears to show United Farm Workers co-founder Dolores Huerta blocking another invited guest – and political opponent – from access to Gov. Jerry Brown.”

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CWF in Forbes

Posted by Samantha Zinnen on Monday, July 20th, 2015 at 12:00 pm - Permalink

The Center for Worker Freedom’s Matt Patterson wrote an article on July 17 in Forbes, highlighting a CWF exclusive video showing Dolores Huerta, the UFW co-founder, bullying a female worker. 

When the supposed champion of workers was asked why she was repeatedly shoving worker Silvia Lopez, she answered, “she knows why.” Patterson explains what Huerta intended by way of that comment:

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Video Shows Union Leader Dolores Huerta Bullying Farmworker

Posted by Matt Patterson on Friday, July 17th, 2015 at 11:25 am - Permalink

UFW co-founder and Presidential Medal of Freedom winner admits to pushing anti-union worker

 

For Immediate Release

July 17, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Exclusive video obtained by The Center for Worker Freedom (CWF) shows Dolores Huerta bullying a farmworker at a party in Sacramento. 

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Hillary Clinton: "No Uber for you!"

Posted by Samantha Zinnen on Monday, July 13th, 2015 at 5:27 pm - Permalink
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Every Which Way the Whistleblower Whistles

Posted by Samantha Zinnen on Sunday, July 5th, 2015 at 6:16 pm - Permalink

A Field Investigator at California Agricultural Labor Relations Board Reveals Corruption, Lies, and Bullying

By Samantha Zinnen

On May 12th, 2015, a confidential call was placed by someone inside the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB) to its Chairman, William B. Gould IV. That caller was a field investigator working at the board’s Visalia Regional Office as a member of the General Counsel’s staff.

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CWF in the Daily Caller

Posted by Margaret Mire on Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 at 11:16 am - Permalink

The California Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB) is shady. But just how shady is it?

In 2013, workers at Fresno-based Gerawan Farming voted to decertify the United Farm Workers (UFW) from their workplace, but the ALRB sequestered those votes and has yet to count them.

But according to the Daily Caller News Foundation (DCNF), it could be even worse than that.

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CWF in The Fresno Bee

Posted by Margaret Mire on Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 at 11:13 am - Permalink

The Center for Worker Freedom (CWF) was recently credited in The Fresno Bee for joining with Common Sense Information to combat California’s corrupt Agricultural Labor Relations Board, which is attempting to force thousands of workers at Gerawan Farming into a contract with the United Farm Workers (UFW) against their will:

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Exclusive: CA Governor Meets Disenfranchised Farm Worker

Posted by Matt Patterson on Friday, June 26th, 2015 at 4:58 pm - Permalink

Jerry Brown Receives Petitions From Anti-Union Activists

On Wednesday June 24, an historic meeting occurred in Sacramento as the co-founder of the United Farm Workers (UFW) union collided with anti-union farmworkers at a black-tie event attended by Governor Jerry Brown.

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CWF in the Daily Caller

Posted by Margaret Mire on Friday, June 26th, 2015 at 12:34 pm - Permalink

Workers from Fresno-based Gerawan Farming recently confronted Governor Jerry Brown at a black-tie event to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of California’s Agricultural Labor Relations Act (CALRA). The workers were protesting their disenfranchisement by Governor Brown’s Agricultural Labor Relations Board, which sequestered their votes from a 2013 union decertification election and refuses to count them.

The Center for Worker Freedom was credited for helping the farm workers voices by heard in an article about the demonstrating by Connor Wolf from the Daily Caller:

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