AFL-CIO touts Elizabeth Warren

By Carl Horowitz on Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 in Uncategorized, Unions

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Expanding union monopoly privileges and the welfare state is a full-time job, especially when it comes to electing political candidates committed to advancing these causes.  The AFL-CIO, never late to rise, is getting an early jump for 2016.

Corporations bankroll Al Sharpton’s 60th birthday bash

By Carl Horowitz on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 in Outrages

NEW YORK – Al Sharpton turned 60 last Friday. That’s a psychological landmark in any man’s life. But if the New York-based civil rights activist, preacher, politician and media star is feeling blue, he can console himself with the reported $1 million in pledges from corporate and other donors to his nonprofit National Action Network […]

Study: Union rules reduce wages and stifle job growth

By Carl Horowitz on Thursday, August 21st, 2014 in Unions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Unions do more than raise labor costs of employers with whom they negotiate. They also reduce wages and job growth in states where they are most prevalent. That’s the conclusion of a new monograph published by the Washington, D.C.-based Competitive Enterprise Institute titled “The Unintended Consequences of Collective Bargaining.”