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LAX Union Workers To Strike On Thanksgiving Eve
breitbart.com ^ | 11/17/12 | Tony Lee

Posted on 11/17/2012 3:33:13 PM PST by ColdOne

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To: ColdOne

Because we all know how well the bakers union decision to not take a small pay cut like the Teamsters did to save Hostess and their jobs went over with the public.


101 posted on 11/17/2012 10:44:47 PM PST by matt04
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin

>”And unions wonder why they are losing support”<

They are not losing support.

They just convinced the California Electorate to raise Taxes on themselves to save the Teachers Union and they also convinced the Voters that Union Dues should be taken without permission and used to Elect Democrats.

Next up Card Check. Obama is licking his purple lips just thinking about it. He has Political Capital coming out of those big ole Dumbo ears of his and he intends to spend it.

Remember to thank Family, Friends and Neighbors who Voted to reelect our first Marxist President.
I do every chance I get.


102 posted on 11/17/2012 10:58:13 PM PST by Kickass Conservative (Win or lose, Impeach Obama Ben Ghazi...)
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To: cripplecreek

LOL! I’m takin that one CC!


103 posted on 11/18/2012 3:39:14 AM PST by poobear (Socialism, in the minds of the elites, is a con-game for the serfs, nothing more.)
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To: ColdOne
Feel bad for those who want to travel to see their family. However, I hope they do this - gonna p*ss more off about unions and continue to break their backs. Think Hostess Baker's union killing over 18,000 jobs and all the hundreds/thousands of ancillary jobs.

What was that old saying? "Trust the Union Label" or something to that affect? Love watching liberals kill themselves. And no, they no longer get 99 weeks of unemployment as of December 31st. Too bad - so sad.

104 posted on 11/18/2012 3:47:57 AM PST by A Navy Vet (An Oath is Forever - Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: Kickass Conservative
"They just convinced the California Electorate to raise Taxes on themselves to save the Teachers Union and they also convinced the Voters that Union Dues should be taken without permission and used to Elect Democrats."

Actually, California voted down Proposition 38 which was THE big tax increase for the teachers. Proposition 30 passed with a temporary (as if) half percent sales tax which will do nothing for the "poor" teachers of Cali which have made this State number one in failed education of late.

However, like you said and not unexpected, Proposition 32 (Political Contributions by Payroll Deduction) went down, so the unions one that one.

If not for my wife loving her job, we would be long gone. I've done the math of selling our home, minus commission, moving expenses, ancillary costs, and especially her lack of income, and for the time being it makes more sense to pay the 1/2 percent sales costs because the additional State income taxes won't affect us at our level. That's why many will still reside in this socialist State.

105 posted on 11/18/2012 4:17:29 AM PST by A Navy Vet (An Oath is Forever - Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: Kickass Conservative

That said above, if my wife can find a new job in Arizona or Texas or even Nevada, we are gone...gone...gone. Our home is paid off due to my investment in raw land (I developed) and other investments, there is nothing here for us. It all depends on if my wife can find employment elsewhere because she doesn’t want to retire at her young age of 55. I don’t blame her. It’s boring being retired.


106 posted on 11/18/2012 4:36:08 AM PST by A Navy Vet (An Oath is Forever!)
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin
And unions wonder why they are losing support.

Hell they "transformed" GM, took down Hostess, and know that Obozo is no Ronald Reagan - they will continue to do damage with impunity as long as the current "balance" remains.

107 posted on 11/18/2012 4:57:17 AM PST by trebb (Allies no longer trust us. Enemies no longer fear us.)
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To: ColdOne

Say, aren’t these “Holder’s people”? Thought so.....


108 posted on 11/18/2012 5:47:08 AM PST by lgjhn23
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To: ColdOne

going on strike on Thanksgiving eve in what is the busiest travel day of the year.


Unions idea of how to win friends and influence people.


109 posted on 11/18/2012 6:46:18 AM PST by chessplayer
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To: ColdOne

So they will punish innocent people and ruin Thanksgiving for thousands of people. And libs will support them, of course, because they think Thanksgiving is racist.


110 posted on 11/18/2012 6:56:47 AM PST by chessplayer
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To: AlexW

Yes, and I am president of the faculty union where I teach. We are part of MESA (Maine State Employees Association) which some years ago affilated with the SEIU. I have been able to keep the moonbat MESA officals at bay. However, we
are getting a new field representative-she came out the Wisconsin Teachers Union.

A good number of my colleagues are looking to decertify from MSEA and affiliate elsewhere.


111 posted on 11/18/2012 7:02:48 AM PST by Maine Mariner
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To: Maine Mariner
A good number of my colleagues are looking to decertify from MSEA and affiliate elsewhere.

How about if they just plain-old decertify, and work with a merit-based pay structure?

You might even be able to get rid of some crap that way.

112 posted on 11/18/2012 7:07:55 AM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month)
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To: hondact200
maybe it is time for SEIU to go the way of exlax (It is no longer made).

Send them the way of the Dodo, cause ExLax is still made.Not gone yet...

113 posted on 11/18/2012 7:14:50 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

We have cost of living raises for all faculty.
We do not have tenure!! Every faculty member has a performance review every five years (sooner if there are problems with teaching) and may be retained with merit,
retained, or terminated.


114 posted on 11/18/2012 7:20:41 AM PST by Maine Mariner
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To: Maine Mariner

Good!

It sounds like that facility is in good hands.


115 posted on 11/18/2012 7:33:47 AM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month)
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To: ColdOne
LAX Union Workers

Have three truer words ever been spoken?

116 posted on 11/18/2012 7:59:01 AM PST by StAnDeliver (Own It.)
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To: cripplecreek
Damn you! Now I have coffee spewed all over my computer screen.

Thankfully, Hostess went out of business or there'd be bits of Ho Hos or Ding Dongs on there as well.

117 posted on 11/18/2012 8:17:39 AM PST by Texas Eagle (1)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

I think it is.

Over the years the faculty union has worked with the administration to provide funding for facutly development to upgrade the teaching and research skills of the faculty.


118 posted on 11/18/2012 8:28:57 AM PST by Maine Mariner
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

I think it is.

Over the years the faculty union has worked with the administration to provide funding for facutly development to upgrade the teaching and research skills of the faculty.


119 posted on 11/18/2012 8:29:12 AM PST by Maine Mariner
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To: ColdOne
"As many as 1000 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) workers at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) are considering going on strike on Thanksgiving eve in what is the busiest travel day of the year."

Hey Goons! Got a bunch of angry Bakers Union douchebags willing to port some luggage, you jag---s....

120 posted on 11/18/2012 8:32:34 AM PST by StAnDeliver (Own It.)
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To: chessplayer
"And libs will support them, of course, because they think Thanksgiving is racist."

If you think about it, most travelers on the Holidays are able to afford their air tickets. They are working folks and this going to really p*ss them off. Messing with family arrangements is a bad thing no matter what the political persuasion. I actually hope the union does it so more can see how obstructive and unreasonable unions are.

I'm sure the 18,000 plus employees at Hostess are real happy about the Baker Union DELETING their jobs just before Christmas. Even the Teamsters had more sense and willing to take a small cut in pay and that is real news to me. Never seen the Teamsters so reasonable, but they lost - the Bakers Union won and those so-called bakers are so proud that they killed Hostess as they claim on various websites. "We showed them (Hostess)not to mess with us. That greedy company is now out of business."

Dumb sh*ts probably don't know that the obscene 99 weeks of Unemployment Insurance ends as of December 31st and reverts back to the States. But then they probably think that Bambi can extend it without Congressional approval. Oh, right, he can since Congress is now worthless and THE ONE has won again. What was I thinking? Commonsense? Sorry, still looking for planet Earth.

121 posted on 11/18/2012 9:32:39 AM PST by A Navy Vet (An Oath is Forever!)
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To: ColdOne

Time to find the STINKING trail that leads to 0bama. Tap his iphone or whatever the hell he uses to keep tabs on his union bosses. It’s not even his new term and he’s doubling-down on destroying more industries. Won’t be long until EVERY airline will be called ‘TSA Airlines’ and all airports are numbered sequentially with government-issued ID#’s.


122 posted on 11/18/2012 11:25:41 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: pepsionice

I doubt they will remember. Imo it’ll make people happy to be able to complain about something.


123 posted on 11/18/2012 11:37:25 PM PST by MaxMax
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To: ColdOne

It’s time you greedy racists in California start paying your fair share.


124 posted on 11/19/2012 12:40:26 AM PST by Tzimisce (What do you do when every level and every branch of the government is corrupt and aligned against yo)
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To: matt04
I'm seeing posts on Facebook about how the Hostess executives got 60-100% raises while the company was mired in bankruptcy and still got raises before they closed. I don't know how true this is or if it is a complete fabrication.

Anybody know more?

125 posted on 11/19/2012 3:33:53 AM PST by 3catsanadog (No more blaming Bush, Obama-now you inherited the mess you made.)
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To: 3catsanadog

Hostess is actually run by big-time Democrat Tim Collins of vulture-capitalist Ripplewood Holdings, who relies on former House Majority Leader Dick Gephardt.

Hostess has $2 billion in unfunded pension liabilities and was bankrupt a few years ago too.

Hostess execs were making ONE DOLLAR per year until recently. Dick Gephardt’s son is on the Board of Directors of Hostess.


126 posted on 11/19/2012 3:57:06 AM PST by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: ColdOne

Fire them. Then they can be ExLax.


127 posted on 11/19/2012 8:41:44 AM PST by Quickgun (I came here screaming and covered in someone else's blood. I can go out that way if I have to)
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To: cableguymn

“The TSA part of SEIU now?”

No, the crotch rubbers and breast strokers of the TSA were cleared by the Obama administration to be unionized by American Federation of Government Employees and the National Treasury Employees Union.

Read more:

http://nation.foxnews.com/politics/2010/11/16/perfect-storm-tsa-workers-allowed-unionize#ixzz2Ch7oKs00


128 posted on 11/19/2012 10:36:12 AM PST by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the Whitehouse.)
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