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Biden creates task force to spur
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Posted By: Ribicon, 4/26/2021 1:20:15 PM

President Biden is signing an executive order Monday to start an unprecedented, coordinated push by the federal government to encourage more workers to unionize. Mr. Biden will create a White House “task force on worker organizing and empowerment”—led by Vice President Kamala Harris—to mobilize Cabinet agencies and other federal offices to help workers “organize and successfully bargain with their employers,” the White House said. The administration’s statement cited a “steady decline” in union membership in the U.S., from more than 30% of the workforce in the 1950s to 10.8% in 2020. “As the president has said: America was built by the middle class, and unions built


It's right there in the US Constitution. A primary goal of the federal government is to interfere with business activity, especially when it means hobbling US industrial capacity versus other nations that are gearing up for war against us. Bidet was elected fair and square, the Republicans agree, so here we are.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rumblehog 4/26/2021 1:30:03 PM (No. 767628)
Poor Demonrats, the so-called "party of progressives" always seeks to take the country back to the 1930's. You can never go back in time, never.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: skacmar 4/26/2021 1:32:32 PM (No. 767629)
Sorry, but unless a business is violating labor laws, it is non of the government's business what a business pay's it's employees or what benefits it provides. If workers do not like the pay or benefits provided, they will not work at a business. All that a Union does in many cases is set up an adversarial relationship between the workers and employer. The union also takes the employees money often without providing any better wages or benefits than they would have gotten without the union (but it makes the militant union people "feel" better). Unions will put many smaller businesses out of business with unreasonable demands. Just another step towards socialism / communism.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: tsquare 4/26/2021 1:36:24 PM (No. 767632)
Where is this a fed function in the constitution
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Sardonic 4/26/2021 1:37:22 PM (No. 767636)
The real reason can be found in the immortal words of "Animal House" "We need the dues" Democrats want a steadier stream of money that will come from increased unionization
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Reply 5 - Posted by: seamusm 4/26/2021 1:43:51 PM (No. 767642)
Pity the workers who think unions are their 'friends'. These government sponsored unions are monopolistic and purely political. They won't react at all when BiteMe sends jobs to China and elsewhere where labor is cheaper.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: 4Liberty2020 4/26/2021 1:47:26 PM (No. 767648)
Unions = Money for the DemonRats
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Reply 7 - Posted by: kono 4/26/2021 1:52:12 PM (No. 767655)
If the level of free interest fades to nothing, get the gubmint to force people to choose it. Yeah, that's the ticket in Merika.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Digger 4/26/2021 1:52:26 PM (No. 767656)
My Dad had to join the UAW to work. We didn’t have money for groceries when the union went on strike. I had to join the retail clerks union to sack groceries for $0.89/hour in high school. they didn’t do squat for me. I rejoice in right to work laws.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: daisey 4/26/2021 1:53:51 PM (No. 767658)
And the unions are getting trillions of dollars from the government, who then donate billions back to democrats. Isn’t that money laundering?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: navybrat 4/26/2021 2:07:14 PM (No. 767679)
Biden's handlers are destroying this country at lightening speed.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: barbcrose 4/26/2021 2:09:00 PM (No. 767681)
And with Kamala leading it, you KNOW it will just be "right on the money".
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Bohallx 4/26/2021 2:09:42 PM (No. 767682)
Unions in the USA are just about down to representing mostly Gub'mnt employees. As they say, management gets the union it deserves, and we might think for a moment WHY government employees are the last large group in America to figure out how to get rid of unions. I think it's because Gub'mnt has a very flawed idea of what a manager or supervisor should be like. And so they hire and promote people accordingly. Sometimes you get a large business concern with the same problem ~ and for a good long while we had a rolling disaster underway in the american automotive industry, and in steel making! They all ended up in the same place as the federal government, and 8 state governments, and numerous cities ~ bankrupt, corrupt, impossible to fix. Now that we have Cho Bi Dinh distracted with his dreams of reviving unions OUTSIDE of gub'mnt, we can breath a sigh of great relief. IT AIN'T GONNA' HAPPEN.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: dst4life 4/26/2021 2:10:20 PM (No. 767684)
It sounds like the decline in union membership is by choice. Likewise, people are being turned off by the idea of getting the COVID vaccine. People's choices be damned! FORCE people to be in unions, and FORCE people to get the vaccine!! I'm waiting for some stupid government bureaucrat to come knocking at my door to give me "the jab." Sorry, forcing someone to take medical treatment--let alone that this vaccine is experimental--is "assault and battery."
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Reply 14 - Posted by: lakerman1 4/26/2021 2:15:20 PM (No. 767694)
That plan iscontrary to the Taft-Hartley Act, of the 1940s, where a person has the right not to join a union.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Foont 4/26/2021 2:21:52 PM (No. 767705)
Let's just nationalize the work force. From now on all workers are de facto federal employees. From there it logically follows that all industry, retail and wholesale, must be nationalized as well for the sake of efficiency and to ensure fairness, inclusion and diversity. We will need a national police to ensure proper order and discipline so all state and local government workers will be absorbed into the central government. We can't have disparate impact anywhere so all health care and education institutions must be added. You will be assimilated. Resistance is futile.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: snapper451 4/26/2021 3:08:42 PM (No. 767766)
Will the Democrat party become the Socialist Worker Party? Dementia Joe wants all things union but workers and employers beg to differ.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Lawsy0 4/26/2021 3:47:09 PM (No. 767792)
Corn Pop said tell you ''Get on wif yo baad sef 'cause hell's only half full.'' (Take yo curly leg hair wif ya!)
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Namma 4/26/2021 4:07:37 PM (No. 767814)
will illegals have to join?
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Reply 19 - Posted by: JubilationTCornpone 4/26/2021 4:38:01 PM (No. 767842)
How much payback money did the union grifters receive from the Covid bailouts?
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Reply 20 - Posted by: smokincol 4/26/2021 4:54:37 PM (No. 767861)
here we go!!! full blown communism!!! good work, joe you bleepin idiot!!!
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Strike3 4/26/2021 5:09:56 PM (No. 767878)
If Cameltoes is in charge, nothing will happen. She still has a lot of traveling to do, except for Texas, which she suddenly dislikes. The unions did not build anything - except a wall between workers and management.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: MickTurn 4/26/2021 5:28:54 PM (No. 767895)
Oh, Da Unions...where else could one work at 1/4 effort and get paid 10X...
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Reply 23 - Posted by: harleynyc 4/26/2021 7:56:29 PM (No. 767988)
First, I see the government workers morphing into the Detroit motor vehicle dept clones, and second, all those union dues will becomes another democrat slush fund.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: qqi239 4/26/2021 9:41:05 PM (No. 768087)
The enemy of my enemy is my friend. Unions are the only force that could keep Besos and Co in check.
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