Beware the "Neutrality Agreement"

By Dave Bego
In previous articles, the connection between the SEIU and President Obama and their desire to turn America into a socialistic totalitarian dictatorship have been presented. President Obama’s actions since the 2014 Midterm Elections, as outlined below, support this position. The President is utilizing the SEIU’s “Persuasion of Power” by incorporating its corporate campaign strategy to...

TAGS: card check, Dave Bego, Neutrality Agreement, seiu

Beware Ambush Elections

By Dave Bego
The U.S. Senate HELP Committee recently contacted me about my experience with labor elections and my insight about how this ruling would harm businesses and employees across the country. This week, the points expressed in my original blog and documented in The Devil at Our Doorstep will be debated and voted upon, as reported in recent headlines...

TAGS: card check, Dave Bego, National Labor Relations Board, Neutrality Agreement, NLRB, The Devil at Our Doorstep

Big Labor's Conundrum

By Dave Bego
Over the past four decades, Big Labor has continued to see its membership shrink drastically as its leaders use the same failed tactics involving forced unionism. The argument that most workers are better off without unions today is supported by the fact that unions now represent approximately 11.3% of the total workforce and 6.6% of the private...

TAGS: card check, Dave Bego, Minimum Wage, National Labor Relations Board, NLRB

With 2014 Mid-Term Elections Close – Unions Intensify Efforts

By Dave Bego
Control of the U.S. Senate is at stake in the upcoming mid-term elections, which is imperative for the President and Big Labor to maintain their majority if there is any hope to achieve Big Labor’s goal of eliminating the secret ballot election and replacing it with the forced unionization method of Card Check. Even at a...

TAGS: AFL-CIO, big labor, Dave Bego, seiu

Union Stand on Immigration Harms Union Membership

By Dave Bego
Editor’s Note:  As a businessman who plays by the rules and competes with companies who don’t, Dave Bego has first hand knowledge of how poorly managed immigration of unskilled workers harm the interests of the American worker. Regardless of your stand on immigration, you can’t expect to extend a de facto preference to unskilled immigrants,...

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Rank and File Union Membership Post Victories

By Dave Bego
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) issued its decision in the matter of Harris v. Quinn. In its decision not to exempt all public workers from paying union dues, it was nevertheless apparent that workers were handed a victory over unions (see Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Challengers to Union Fees, But Avoids Broad...

TAGS: Dave Bego, Harris vs. Quinn, seiu, Service Employees International Union, UAW, Union Conservatives, United Auto Workers

SEIU Shows It Is Not About Employee Free Choice

By Dave Bego
The Service Employees International Union (SEIU), arguably the most ardent proponent of the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA), continues to demonstrate the hypocrisy of its true motives through its tactics and political machinations. The political maneuvering of the SEIU and its big labor brethren show that they do not have employee best interests at heart, and...

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Supreme Court Hears Challenge to Neutrality Agreements

By Dave Bego
This past Wednesday, November 13, 2013, the United States Supreme Court heard the initial arguments in the case Unite Here Local 355 vs. Mulhall. The case of Mulhall, a 40-year employee of Mardi Gras in Hollywood, Florida, challenged the use of a Neutrality Agreement by Unite Here to force unionize Mardi Gras employees. A Neutrality Agreement eliminates the preferred standard...

TAGS: card check, Dave Bego, Neutrality Agreement, U.S. Supreme Court

Big Labor Feels the Pressure

By Dave Bego
Now that two cases concerning forced unionism have made it to the U.S. Supreme Court’s docket (see “The Devil at My Doorstep” Introduced to the Supreme Court and U.S. Supreme Court: An Opportunity to Protect Fundamental Freedoms), it appears big labor’s Gasping Dinosaurs are becoming even more desperate in their attempts to avoid extinction. Events transpiring in the past several weeks make...

TAGS: card check, Corporate campaign, Dave Bego, Neutrality Agreement, seiu