Articles Posted in the " Big Labor " Category

  • Saving New Jersey in Four Steps

    By Joe Schilp | Cross-posted from Joe’s Blog Every week it seems that I hear of someone I know that’s leaving New Jersey.  Why?  Too expensive to live here.  No jobs.  Taxes too high.  The bottom line is that government has made it too expensive to live in New Jersey.  I’ve already illustrated how it costs […]

  • Dan Benson: Another minimum wage hypocrite?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Catching New Jersey Democrats and Big Labor-types engaged in minimum wage hypocrisy is one of our favorite games here at Save Jersey. Next up: Assemblyman Dan Benson (D-14), one of the biggest pro-union boss politicians in the state legislature. He’s fishing online for paid campaign workers heading into […]

  • UPDATE: Union boss resigns after Westampton Democrat mailer fiasco

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog A five-alarm disaster for Democrats? Less than twenty-four hours after we ran a story detailing mailbox hijinks in Westampton (Burlington County) this October, Save Jerseyans, a local union leader is resigning his post, apparently after member discontent exploded over their leader’s deceitful involvement in this year’s committee election according to Save Jersey‘s local sources. […]

  • Report: Mazzeo angers Taj Mahal with suspect mailings

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Keep your eye on this story… As I understand it, Save Jerseyans, “letters, with the state of New Jersey seal, were signed by Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo and mailed to the homes of about 70 nonunion Taj employees by Local 54 of UNITE HERE,” according to a new report […]

  • Hunting for Unicorns with Milly Silva

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog Union boss Milly Silva’s self-serving, anti-business and anti-economic growth Asbury Park Press op-ed was par for the Labor Day course, Save Jerseyans. Expecting a serious discussion of employee-relations issues from a labor leader is like hunting for unicorns.  Ms. Silva is out to lunch in her […]

  • Labor Day: A Record Of Failure!

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot I’ve always loved parades. And I’ve attended many of them in my time. But one parade above all others stands out in my memory. I was just a kid at the time but I’ll never forget the big parade in my hometown to celebrate jobs. Sponsored by organized labor, the […]

  • A punch? Maybe not. But here are 10 reasons why teachers’ unions deserve to lose.

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie’s CNN interview continues to elicit strong reactions, Save Jerseyans, and the problem with this controversy, as with similar incidents, is that most folks are focusing on the style points. It’s among the regrettable byproducts of our presidential politics, cultural decline, and hyper-politicization of the education industry. But […]

  • Christie on CNN: National teachers’ union deserves “punch in the face”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog “The single most destructive force in public education in America.” Sounding more like his old self, Save Jerseyans, that’s how Chris Christie described America’s national teaching union establishment this Sunday morning in a CNN interview conducted by Jake Tapper: The NJEA promptly fired back by calling their state’s […]