9/2/13

A Commucare Happy Labor Day to the AFL-CIO

Boss Trumka takes a huge dues hit from Longshormen divorce
In what is being reported as a surprise move, the 40,000 members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) announced that they have formally ended their association with the AFL-CIO, one of the nation's largest private sector unions.

The Longshoremen citied Obamacare and immigration reform as two important causes of their disaffiliation.

In an August 29 letter to AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, ILWU President Robert McEllrath cited quite a list of grievances as reasons for the disillusion of their affiliation, but prominent among them was the AFL-CIO's support of Obamare.
(full story "CITING OBAMACARE, 40,000 LONGSHOREMEN QUIT THE AFL-CIO" at breitbart.com)

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