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Posted on 07/16/2007 9:34:51 PM PDT by gpapa
The new Democratic Congress has finally found a government agency whose budget It wants to cut: an obscure Labor Department office that monitors the compliance of unions with federal law.
In the past six years, the Office of Labor Management Standards, or OLMS, has helped secure the convictions of 775 corrupt union officials and court-ordered restitution to union members of over $70 million in dues. The House is set to vote Thursday on a proposal to chop 20% from the OLMS budget. Every other Labor Department enforcement agency is due for a budget increase, and overall the Congress has added $935 million to the Bush administration's budget request for Labor. The only office the Democrats want to cut back is the one engaged in union oversight.
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Excellent editorial. Thanks for posting.
Rat hypocrisy, and union hypocrisy, knows no limits.
So long as Democrats continue to receive union money, they will not care whether the unions break the law.
This article needs more “eyes on”.