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Union Thugs Stalk, Intimidate Construction Workers in Oregon

August 28, 2011 by

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Intimidation of non-union workers in Oregon? Say it ain’t so! Not surprisingly, this is going completely unnoticed by the drive-by media. Nick Bjork reports at the Daily Journal of Commerce, Oregon: Competition between union and nonunion companies has long existed in the construction industry. But with more hands grabbing for fewer contracts, some open-shop firms […]

Oregon’s Unions Extract Raises From Overburdened Taxpayers During Worst Recession Since Great Depression

August 26, 2011 by

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Oregon’s unemployment rate remains at a painful 9.5 percent.  1 in 5 Oregonians is on food stamps.  Oregon taxpayers and job creators are being squeezed for every last dime to maintain an unsustainable spending addiction. But as the state suffers from a lagging economy, overburdened taxpayers and billions of dollars in unfunded liabilities threatening bankruptcy, Governor […]