Skip to comments.Virgin America Facing Unionization Petition
Posted on 10/24/2011 3:51:33 AM PDT by CardhuEdited on 10/24/2011 5:10:56 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
The Transport Workers Union on Monday is slated to petition the government to call a representation election in which the union hopes to win the right to represent 650 flight attendants at discounter Virgin America.
Virgin America, a Burlingame, Calif., company with a hub in San Francisco, has 2,100 employees and is entirely nonunion. Richard Branson'sVirgin Group of the U.K. has a 25% voting stake and a 49% economic interest in the company.
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The Transport Workers Union... hopes to win the right to represent 650 flight attendants at discounter Virgin America.By 'represent' the TWU means 'foster dependence among while it fleeces'.
Before any flight attendant votes for union representation think back and remember what a great job TWA’s flight attendant union did for their members.
Better yet, look to Southwest, the only airline I choose to fly, and now Delta who is in their own unionization fight. The merger with Northwest started a battle within. Ask the Delta attendants with the little crossed out circle button they wear.
I would love it if Richard Branson shut down the airline. Then where would those little trouble makers be working??
was this by secret ballor or by “card check” (aka thug vote intimidation)
There used to be a beer company in Greece called “Fix Beer” (there is a lost in translation in there). The socialists in power at the time voted on draconial labor laws which would have been very unprofitable and diminished ownership rights. The man who owned Fix Beer shut the whole operation down. To this day the factory remains an empty shell crumbling to time.
It was a fine example of Going Galt.