unions

The unions hate Wal-Mart

The unions hate Wal-Mart. Now that Wal Mart has their supercenters competing against unionized grocery stores, the war against Wal-Mart has gone ballistic. Here in Lincoln, Wal-Ma ...

Ruffalo: Lax oversight by taxpayers hits hard in pocketbook

Forgive me, Gentle Readers, but today’s sermon may at first appear to be non-local. Normally we all want local news, but now and again something happens elsewhere that should war ...

Why bash companies that make jobs?

There is at the present time lots of discussion on the state of the states, mostly in regard to the unions and the collective bargaining clause. The unions were necessary in the 1 ...

Like unions, corporations can contribute

Regarding the letter from Pete Bobb in Thursday’s (Jan. 28) paper, what is the difference between a corporation making a contribution to a legislative candidate or political cau ...

Our View: State’s cutting muscle, not fat

A program that helps 300 developmentally disabled adults make connections in our community faces closure. An Auburn school that teaches the blind to function in a world of darkne ...

Put union to use at capitol

There truly is a collective insanity under the dome in Sacramento. When even the king of new and bigger government, Senate Pro Tem “Cap D” Darrell Steinberg, says there’s no ...

Everyone needs to feel pain - even unions

Let’s level the playing field shall we — and not by using union labor. In Placer County, union representatives are calling four mandatory furlough days “unfair labor practic ...

Unions help restore balance between labor, employers

Jennyfer Murphy (Journal letter 12/12/08) puts down unions as the cause of our economic problems claiming they just want “more, more, more.” This is illogical considering less ...

Proposed law on unions would be bad for business

As a small business owner and taxpayer, I wanted to make sure that people know about a very dangerous bill being proposed in Congress — the so-called Employee Free Choice Act. T ...