Union: Obamacare will slash wages by up to $5 an hour

By Paul Bedard, The Washington Examiner

A national union that represents 300,000 low-wage hospitality workers charges in a new report that Obamacare will slam wages, cut hours, limit access to health insurance and worsen the very “income equality”President Obama says he is campaigning to fix.

Nevada unions could split with Democrats over Obamacare

By Laura Myers, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Union workers upset with President Barack Obama’s health care law might stay home this election year, hurting Democratic chances at the ballot box, according to union leaders who say their nonprofit insurance plans are being treated unfairly.

Labor unions rethink Obama support

triblive.com

Labor leaders who have spent months lobbying unsuccessfully for special protections as part of President Obama’s health care overhaul warned this week that the administration’s refusal to help is dampening union support for Democratic candidates in this year’s midterm elections.

Supreme Court Union Intrigue

The Wall Street Journal

The Supreme Court doesn’t usually make news when it fails to decide a case, but this week it did on a major labor relations question. Rarely has the lack of a ruling been so intriguing.

A union in every way but name

By Mike Paranzino, The Washington Times

Congress may have defunded the scandal-plagued ACORN in 2009, but its model of merging taxpayer funding with grants from liberal foundations to drive a partisan, pro-union agenda has been copied by others.

Union Support Of Minimum Wage Hike Is Self-Interested

By Richard Berman, Investor’s Business Daily

Mary Kay Henry, president of the Service Employees International Union, recently appeared on MSNBC to announce her organization’s solidarity with striking fast-food employees. As part of the segment, she indicated her organization’s strong support for a $15 minimum wage.