Tag: labor

Murrca!

Was Tennessee’s $300 Million Anti-Union Bribe To Volkswagen A Bribe?

Nice auto plant you got here, Volkswagen. Shame if anyone were to unionize it. Incredible though it may seem, that's the gist of this report from the front lines of the War Against Workers. In short, it looks like Tennessee offered...

Union Thugs Get Greasy Hands On College Sportsball

The National Labor Relations Board handed down a 24-page decision saying Northwestern University sportsball players are employees of the university and may form a union. Quarterback Kain Colter has been the face of the pro-unionization campaign. It's no surprise...

Derp Roundup: Your Weekly Grab-Bag Of Grotesqueries

Welcome, kids, to Derp Roundup, the weekly feature where we give our browser tabs a Silkwood shower, then inspect the drains for stories that are too stoopid to ignore altogether, but not enough to hang a full blog post...

Walmart Associates Run Thanksgiving Donation Drive So Co-Workers Can Eat People Food

One of these days, a modern-day Charles Dickens is going to write A Christmas Carol for our times, and it will be based on this story of a Walmart in Ohio, where employees organized "a food drive - not...

It Is Eleanor Roosevelt’s Birthday And We Have Discovered The Best Website Ever

So write a thing about Eleanor Roosevelt, Editrix said, on account of how it is her birthday. We don't really know anything about Eleanor Roosevelt, we said, except that she is cool. Write it anyway, said Editrix. Which is how...

Striking Fast Food Workers Hope To Be Treated As Well As Lab Animals Someday

OK, so here's a video that you really DO want to see -- and we PROMISE there's no Glenn Beck or Rush Limbaugh or even My Little Ponies hidden in there -- just a short clip from a TED...

DC Approves Living Wage Bill Despite Wal-Mart’s Threat To Take Its Ball And Go Home

Here is a number that has put District of Columbia Mayor Vincent C. Gray in the unenviable position of deciding who writes legislation for his city -- Wal-mart, or the democratically elected city council: 12.50. See, the D.C. council, interested in...

Sen. Reid Threatens to Drop a Nuke on Congress, Procedural-Style

Another day, another article about the dysfunction of Congress. Why oh why can’t Congress get its shit together and do their motherfuckin jobs? What sort of warped suckitude is Congress working up to ruin everyone’s summer, you ask? It’s the...

Gap & Wal-Mart To Bangladesh Garment Workers: Go Die In A Fire, LOL

Since "competition" and "efficiency" and "unit cost" are key to success in international trade and to maintaining the prosperous lifestyle we all enjoy in today's modern America of today, it's not too big a surprise that U.S. retailers might...

Friday Nice Time: Hugo Chavez Gets Fired Strawberry Pickers Their Jobs Back

Bad news: Last week, when strawberry pickers near Oxnard, California, wanted to GTFO of the heavy smoke from a nearby wildfire, their employers were all "DIAF, dudes, like LITERALLY." But the workers decided they would rather not die for...

Union Thugs Terrorize Michigan Cops’ Pepper Spray Canisters, With Their Faces

"Protestors stormed the Michigan capital yesterday on Thursday, prompting the police to use pepper spray," says the police stenographer reporter over a video of people walking around in a fairly orderly fashion as they chant hey HEY, ho HO,...

Walmart Spokesman: Let Them Eat Cake (They Buy With Discount Cards)

Bleeding heart liberals and latte-drinking East Coast elitists, please do not feel sorry for Walmart workers this Thursday as you enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday and try to think of ways to boycott a store you wouldn't be caught dead...

Strippers Score Hot Legal Victory Over Terrible Rhino

Here at Wonkette, we take our goal of bringing you Very Serious Legal News very seriously. Whether it is politicians getting busted for the sexytime, politicians getting busted for the sexytime, or politicians getting busted for the...

‘The Atlantic’ Finds Hostess’s Real Victims: Private Equity Guys Who Will Probably Lose Their Investment

Now that the Hostess closure has begun to affect all of us, Jordan Weissman of The Atlantic will discuss what's really important here, namely: whose fault it is. And duh, of course it was not the Bain-style "private equity"...

America Mourns Death Of Snack Food Murdered By Union Thugs

Today is a sad day for Americans because we are losing a quintessentially American dessert, maybe forever. This is mostly the fault of commie liberal "labor" unions who have the NERVE to demand a living wage for their work,...

Watch Tea Party Godfather Rick Santelli Blubber About the Jobs Report Conspiracy

In the interest of Journalism, CNBC had a roundtable of experts weigh in on the jobs report, hosted by CNBC’s senior economics reporter Steve Liesman, who heroically tried to bring a measure of logic and informed analysis to the...