There is no doubt, as New York Times labor reporter Noam Scheiber said at the outset of a long and mostly unflattering article last weekend profiling Harold Schaitberger, the general president of the International Association of Fire Fighters union, that the AFL-CIO-affiliated IAFF wields an extraordinary amount of “political influence” for an organization with just under 300,000 members. The question Mr. Scheiber’s account raises (see the link below to read the whole thing) is: Does all the clout Mr. Schaitberger […]
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There is no doubt, as New York Times labor reporter Noam Scheiber said at the outset of a long and mostly unflattering article last weekend profiling Harold Schaitberger, the general president of the International Association of Fire Fighters union, that the AFL-CIO-affiliated IAFF wields an extraordinary amount of “political influence” for an organization with just under 300,000 members. The question Mr. Scheiber’s account raises (see the link below to read the whole thing) is: Does all the clout Mr. Schaitberger […]
The post Firefighters’ Union Dons’ Sweet Deal — Show up at Work, Collect Extra ‘Living Expense’ Money From Forced-Dues Payers …read more

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