Posts tagged infrastructure bill
Biden’s personal recovery plan: Pump up unions, squeeze Big Business
May 13, 2022 // The president is hoping his political fate — and the Democrats’ standing among the white working class — can be saved by lifting up organized labor.
Editorial: Biden’s favors to unions keep costing taxpayers
March 16, 2022 // Pitching the executive order as a cost saver is disingenuous, as collective bargaining inherently drives up costs. It’s the same faulty logic used to defend prevailing wage laws that force union-level pay and benefits on publicly funded construction projects.
Billions in spending, hundreds of millions in grants- union future influence in the infrastructure bill
January 25, 2022 // Only about 6 percent of workers in America’s private sector are union members, yet the infrastructure bill the Senate passed last month gives unions a prominent role. Union leaders will have significant influence over several advisory boards, working groups and committees that make recommendations about billions of taxpayer dollars in spending and hundreds of millions in grants.