Big Labor Goes . . . Well . . . Bigger

Carl Horowitz’s recent column covers Big Labor’s recent summit meeting with union officials from a host of other countries. Led by AFL-CIO top boss John Sweeney, American union bosses are joining hands with foreign union officials to “link global action with local action.” Attendees were plied with a rash of misinformation about U.S. labor law, claiming it is somehow stacked against labor unions.

“The current state of affairs in the United States involves very heavy restrictions of the right to organize and bargain collectively, and that restriction has spillover effects in other countries,” said Guy Ryder, general secretary of the Brussels-based International Trade Union Confederation . . . .

Horowitz highlights the hypocrisy writing:

In the minds of such people, not enacting a mandatory card-check law is evidence of repressing workers’ rights.