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It's Official: Wisconsin Gov. Walker Signs Bill Taking Away Public Worker Collective Bargaining Rig

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posted on Mar, 13 2011 @ 08:34 PM
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Hey all you pro-unionites...
Do you work in "Labor Management" per chance?

What do you get when you multiply the Union Dues of $100 a month times the number of worker/contributors?
And what do the Union Bosses do with all that money?
Looks to me like a Huge Incentive to pocket a lot of it.
And of course to start more unions. $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
Ah, such easy money. All you have to do is ask for it.
And haven't Union Dues gone up....to keep Union Bosses VERY, VERY RICH!!!!
What do you think?
How much of those Millions do you suppose that they actually use in this so-called "collective bargaining"?
Somehow it looks to me like a veriant of the Mob "Protection Racket".

Have you ever noticed that whenever the Unions call a Strike, that frequently the wages Lost are never made up for in Benefits or raises. It is all for show. Dumb workers think that the Union is actually on their side. Smart ones know better, but what can they do?




posted on Mar, 13 2011 @ 10:10 PM
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With my union dues I get health insurance, retirement, compensation if hurt on the job, none of which the production companies provide.

And I'm a dumb worker?

What would you do?

A clear case of letting your ideology get in the way of your common sense.

Proud member of AFTRA/SAG here.


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posted on Mar, 14 2011 @ 10:05 AM
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Originally posted by PsykoOps

Originally posted by Whereweheaded
let them strike.....all that happened with this legislation is the eradication of a known criminal organization that has done nothing but lie, cheat and extort. Good riddens~


Source for "known criminal organization" please. I keep hearing this but haven't seen the proof.




Read up on Hoffa? That's a start~



posted on Mar, 14 2011 @ 10:16 AM
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It's cool that you have lots of excellent benefits.

Can you imagine what non-union workers (the other 93% of us) think about state employees demanding their "rights" to excellent benefits in an industry (government, in this case) that is losing big money?

I am all for everyone (union or not) getting excellent benefits when their employer is functioning well. But when the employer is losing money, it is logical to start cutting costs, including employee benefits. What has made this such a lightning rod for debate is partly the tone of the unions, which assume that the state CANNOT touch benefits, that "THEIR" interests must never be affected by financial limitations the rest of us face.



posted on Mar, 14 2011 @ 10:38 AM
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Usually dr_ you are better researched than this.

The union agreed to pay and benefit cuts.

blogs.forbes.com...

www.usnews.com...

american-idle.newsvine.com... ctive-bargaining-rights

This is about ending collective bargining. In essence taking away freedoms from the working man and giving more power to the state.

I thought all you Limbaugh Conservatives were against big government and gov. control over the citizens.


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posted on Mar, 14 2011 @ 10:48 AM
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There is no right to bargain for more of the taxpayers money.

Not a single freedom was lost.



posted on Mar, 14 2011 @ 11:00 AM
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Originally posted by HaveAnotherOne
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There is no right to bargain for more of the taxpayers money.

Not a single freedom was lost.


See the hyprocracy here?

When subsidies, tax benefits, and preferential treatment is given to corporations even though they are showing record profits; It's called free enterprise and No complaints from conservatives.

Welfare for the most wealthy. Who do you think pays for these subsidies?

www.chattanoogan.com...
blog.uncommonwisdomdaily.com...

But give the American working man the same deal and it's called socialism and communism.

People aren't stupid and they see this for what it is; a power grab by the state over the common working man. The blow back from this will affect Walker and the GOP in coming elections.

The libs were looking for a rallying focus and Walker handed it to them.

www.newsmax.com...



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posted on Mar, 14 2011 @ 11:11 AM
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Who said anything about supporting subsidies?

If you want a hypocrite, you better look elsewhere. Not going to find hypocrisy in any of my posts.



posted on May, 22 2011 @ 07:30 PM
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Of course they think 75K is a lot of money. They voted for that clown that complained that he has to raise 6 kids on only 175 or so thousand.


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posted on May, 22 2011 @ 07:43 PM
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Been living under a rock lately? Seems that corporations are making record profits, and sitting on a couple trillion or so dollars, all the while, not hiring.

Edit: so much for Obama and the liberals being anti-business.


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posted on May, 22 2011 @ 07:44 PM
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They are.................when it suits them.

second.



posted on May, 22 2011 @ 07:51 PM
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You will be reminded of that when you and everyone you know loses what rights that was left in the work place is gone. If you truly do not know what Unions have done for asll working people in this country then you need to study history. The middle class workers have been on a down slope in this country ever since the 1970's. You might want working conditions to return to prior Union and laws that were passed due to them. But I certainly do not relish reliving the past. Things are goiung to he%% bad enough here already.



posted on May, 22 2011 @ 08:01 PM
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Originally posted by jjkenobi
The former union workers will work just like the rest of us. You get judged and paid by your actions, not by some union bylaws. If you're an exceptional worker you'll have no issues. If you're a slacker who hides behind the unions then you'll be unemployed until you learn to work.


OMG Do we need something like this is in the Peoples Republic of Kalifornia.



posted on May, 23 2011 @ 09:13 AM
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I can't wait until we don't have any workplace safety programs in place. I can't wait until we have no benefits in place. I can't wait until environmental programs are gone. I can't wait until working men and women (like me) are working for pennies on the dollar as they did in years past.

Pretty soon, after unions are gone, you people can complain that your good wages went the way of the dinosaur. Then again, if not for unions, you people would still be working for non livable wages.

For once, just tell the truth. You anti-union folks are simply jealous.



posted on May, 26 2011 @ 11:54 AM
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Wisconsin judge strikes down collective bargaining restrictions



www.cnn.com...



posted on May, 26 2011 @ 10:32 PM
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Interesting you bring this up.

Let me give you a bit of background on her.
First, she is a Circuit Court judge, presiding over civil matters, meaning, the majority of her day she listens to speeders, red light runners, parents of truant students, etc.

But wait, there's more than that to her.

Here's a snippet form a talk she gave, entitled:
“Judicial Decision Making: Activism or Accountability?”

She will begin with a brief overview of what a circuit court judge does, and then discuss decision making and the values associated with it--including Jewish values. Temple Beth El and Jewish Social Services of Madison affectionately host and co-sponsor this event. A light brunch follows the lecture.

Jewish Madison.org

But, the best for last.

Judge Maryann Sumi's son, is a political operative who also happens to be a former lead field manager with the AFL-CIO and data manager for the SEIU State Council.

Jacob “Jake” Sinderbrand runs a company called Left Field Strategies, a firm that works on political campaigns.
From his bio on his company's website:

A lifelong political activist, Jake Sinderbrand got his start as a volunteer doorknocker, and has years of experience training both volunteers and canvassing staff. Jake graduated from Macalester College cum laude with a degree in political science, specializing in American political structures. He has developed his professional political experience serving as a lead field manager with the AFL-CIO and as data manager for the SEIU State Council through the 2008 election cycle. Jake’s expertise in canvass planning and turf strategy helped these organizations to have among the most successful field operations in Minnesota.


Oddly, his website has disappeared, but screenshots remain.
Link to screenshot

Link to Article



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