LA Firefighter Union YouTube Video Urges Doubling Of Union Dues For Political Campaigns

Leaders of the Los Angeles city firefighters’ union are urging their members to finance aggressive new political campaigns, saying their salaries are vulnerable and retirement benefits are “under siege.” In a video posted on YouTube, United Firefighters of Los Angeles City Local 112 said it wants each member to pay $38 per paycheck in union […]

Michigan Police Union Files To Represent Teachers

Just months after Right to Work was enacted in Michigan, Michigan Education Association local units are looking to depart the mothership. MEA leaders say local units have left – and returned — before. But critics of the statewide union believe these recent moves are the harbinger of something different. “It’s going to break wide open,” […]