SEIU 775 President Sells Out the Minimum Wage

By Maxford Nelson, Freedom Foundation

For many individuals, labor unions can elicit strong emotions. For some, belief in the power and worth of labor unions is quasi-religious, perhaps due to the similarities between the “Social Gospel” of some denominations and the alleged motives of the labor movement. It is not without reason that union halls are often referred to as “labor temples.”

Union hypocrisy exploits union workers

By Erin Shannon, The Seattle Times

IN Washington state and across the nation, union executives and labor activists are demanding mandatory paid sick leave and a $15 minimum wage for workers. They say it is a “matter of fairness” — workers deserve higher wages and paid time off when they are sick.