Doing some research on unions

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    Not sure where to place this thread, I am sure some of you have suggestion and I am sure the mods will move it if it's not in the correct board.
    But anyway I have started to do some research on Unions in America and found this link to the Hotel Employees & Restaurant Employees International Union which is based in California. Now why is an American union connected with international unions? If this union contributes to an American politician is it a conflict of interest? And didn't this union contribute money to the obama campaign?
    Section 2. Remuneration

    (a) The salary of the position of Executive Vice President has been $237,500 since September 1, 1999. This salary shall continue without change until the next Convention of the International Union.
    HEREIU Part 1, duties
     
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    What does HEREIU stand for?
    Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees International Union
    HEREIU
     
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    Oh, I see...international businesses are okay, but international unions aren't?

    What's the problem with that?
     
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    Not sure but do international businesses contribute to American political campaign, but I am sure union do. This same union help define the healthcare law obama signed. So hell yes I see a problem with this.
     
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    I have an idea where this thread might be better situated.

    Since the author is anti-union and anti-government one is able to make some assumptions. S/he is unable to pass a civil service test and or meet the MQ's to work at union wages. Since his/her other postings reflect a hatred for the president, all things liberal or progressive and ideas which might create congnitive dissonance in others doesn't phase him/her, we can also presume he is willfully ignorant.
    Since s/he has never posted a solution or even an idea on how to fix any of the myriad problems facing our nation today, we can assume s/he is not creative or given to critical thinking.


    So, s/he is a proud member of the echo chamber.

    btw, who first used the term echo chamber?
     
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    Unions at one time had it's place in American but with the creation of labor laws the unions have sucked the life out of the American economy. So yes I am anti modern day unions because the core of their agenda is Anti America.

    I am anti big government

    I'm a He
    I at one time in my life was a public servant a police officer so yes I can pass a civil servants test.

    I can out work any uinion plumber out there. I have past the test

    No doubt but do not negate the truth about obama and my hate for him. He represents the begining of the old Russian system. You do ealize that the communist party is part and partial with the unions?

    Yes I have end the unions power play and the federal government needs to get out of the way of the economy. Stop with all the hand outs.
     
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    Janitors have to pass a civil service test?

    Learn something new everyday.
     
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    You were a police officer? "were"? Did you retire, or leave?
     
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    This is not a secert I have said it many times on this board. Where have you been?
    I left to make money Back in the late 80's making close to 20,000 a year as a small town cop was not worth it. And the fact I almost shot a homeless person for hiding a can of beer under his coat was another thing that shuck me up.
     

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