Tag Archive: Dues

A Drop in Dues , Perhaps ?

This news breaks my heart … Ha

“The AFL-CIO has told Washington Whispers it will redeploy funds away from political candidates smack dab in the middle of election season, the latest sign that the largest federation of unions in the country could be becoming increasingly disillusioned with President Obama.”

Steve Breen

   ” Goldstein clarifies that in the new deployment of funds, “Some candidates will get more, some less, some the same — but overall we’ll be focused more on spending resources to build our own structure [that] works for working people instead of others’ own structures.” ”



This is a no-brainer . Given that the union leaderships are out to maintain their cushy lifestyle and power rather than enrich their members .

“Popquiz, hotshots*: You have public-employee unions that force public-sector employees to
pay dues and make the state act as their bagman. The state refuses to collect dues and changes the law to make dues and union membership entirely voluntary. What do
people do ? That’s easy … they quit paying the dues : “