Illinois General Assembly passes bill to help Teamsters who picketed funerals

Since July, Illinois Teamsters have been on strike against funeral home operator Service Corporation International, or SCI, because SCI didn’t offer a contract that the union found satisfactory. At first, the Teamsters fought their battle by aggressively picketing funeral homes SCI owns in Illinois. Among other things, strikers at Illinois funeral homes reportedly blocked mourners...

TAGS: Service Corporation International, Teamsters, Tony Munoz

Union bosses silence ObamaCare critiques to pander to Democrat allies

By Paul Kersey
Just a couple of weeks ago the AFL-CIO passed a sharp criticism of the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as ObamaCare, in a written document at its national convention in Los Angeles. This document was the last of a string of union complaints about the national health insurance law and the way that the...

TAGS: ACA: Affordable Care Act, AFL-CIO, James Hoffa, LIUNA: Laborers' International Union of North America, Teamsters