Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Unionizing the Unemployed

This is weird.  The June 13, 2012 Daily Caller reports that labor unions are trying to organize the unemployed into...what?...non-labor unions?

America’s jobless are unionizing, or at least furthering an agenda of one of the nation’s biggest unions.
An organization aimed at giving the unemployed more influence has announced it now has more than 100,000 jobless activists in their ranks.
The Union of Unemployed (UCubed) Activists is an Internet-centric “community service project” of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) — one of the country’s largest industrial trade unions.
“Our objective is to pull together unemployed Americans in a way that allows them to connect, communicate and press their political leaders for policies that will get them back to work,” Rick Sloan, UCubed’s executive director and IAM communications director, told The Daily Caller.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2012/06/13/unionizing-the-unemployed/#ixzz1xhRTXHiw
If they don't get their way, will the shop steward yell, "Down tools!" and all the jobless activists stop agitating?  Is that a promise?

2 comments:

ザイツェヴ said...

More likely, when the time comes, their Democrat commander will yell: "DEATH TO TEA PARTY" and then they'll march to burn down the suburbs. Well, that's the plan. More likely they'll just beat up a few black people like Ken Gladney, and DDoS some "conservative" blogs.

tkc said...

Ucubed? Anyone else puzzled?

Union of Unemployed. Maybe UU for short. Maybe U^2. That is not Ucubed.

Just sayin...