The Department of Labor has approved a lavish unemployment benefit for laid off Boeing workers. They will receive unemployment benefits 5 times longer than other workers, taxpayers will pay 90% of any expenses related to interviewing for another job out of state, and 90% of moving costs if indeed the worker takes such a job.
Anyone out there who’s been laid off in the past 5 years or so (I know there are many of you) get a deal like this?
The clerical back office of the Memphis Teamsters Union wants to itself unionize. The union doesn’t like the idea and has fought the effort to the point that the National Labor Relations Board has gotten involved. Wonder what Jimmy Hoffa (senior) would have thought about this.
I have written before that unions, especially private unions, are not necessarily bad things.
The NLRB is supposed to be an unbiased arbiter of labor disputes. Recent emails obtained by Judicial Watch show this is not the case. Read More