McTrouble: Unintended Side Effects of Raising the Minimum Wage

Posted by Tucker Nelson on Thursday, May 29th, 2014 at 2:52 pm - Permalink

On May 21st, more than 1500 McDonald’s employees and pro-union members met in Chicago to hold a rally in protest of a raise in the minimum wage. This rally happened one day before shareholders at McDonalds voted on executive salaries.

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Patterson: Mayor Berke and the unions

Posted by Matt Patterson on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at 3:10 pm - Permalink

Published in the Chattanooga Times Free Press, CWF's Matt Patterson writes about Mayor Berke of Chattanooga handing over the keys of city hall over to the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). 

 

Big Labor has supported Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke throughout his political career. Now, he's paying his union benefactors back — with your money.

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Breaking: Chattanooga Mayor Sells out City to Union Bosses

Posted on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at 7:00 am - Permalink

Chattanooga Mayor Sells out City to Union Bosses

ATR’s Center for Worker Freedom has obtained an agreement made between Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke and the Services Employees International Union (SEIU), which effectively hands over the city's workforce to the left-wing labor organization.

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Chattanooga Mayor Hands Over the City to the SEIU

Posted by Matt Patterson on Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 at 5:39 pm - Permalink

On February 12th Mayor Andy Berke of Chattanooga signed an agreement with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

The agreement called “ 2014 Memorandum of Understanding” stipulates that SEIU members employed by the city will be given 600 hours of “release time”, paid for by the Chattanooga taxpayer. Release time allows unionized workers to travel on union business and attend union training while on taxpayer dime.

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CWF Intern Writes Op-Ed About Her Experience Getting Subpoenaed

Posted by Tucker Nelson on Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 at 9:25 am - Permalink

Tucker Nelson, CWF's own intern, writes for the National Review Online her expereince being subpeonaed by the National Labor Realtions Board.

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No Doesn’t Mean No to the UAW

Posted by Tucker Nelson on Monday, May 5th, 2014 at 4:26 pm - Permalink

It looks like the fight isn’t over for the United Auto Workers (UAW) union and its attempts to unionize the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

The UAW narrowly lost its bid to unionize the Volkswagen plant back in February in a secret ballot election by a vote of 712 to 626. Under U.S. labor law the union has to wait one full year before they are allowed to hold another secret ballot election at the plant.

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Why Michigan UAW Veteran is Opting Out

Posted on Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at 2:14 pm - Permalink

Michigan is now a right to work state. On Monday a UAW veteran of 16 years voiced his reasons for opting out of union dues. Below is the entire post Todd Lemire wrote on his blog on Monday. To see Todd's website click here. 

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Volkswagen Employees Now Subject to UAW Mail at Home

Posted on Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at 2:08 pm - Permalink

Volkswagen employees recieved a distrubing letter from Region 8 Director Gary Casteel on April 21st. To read the original letter please reference www.no2uaw.com. Below is the response formulated by some of the workers to Casteel.

Mr. Casteel,

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