At the corner of Irony and Hypocrisy, we find this story:
AFL-CIO workers vote to strike against their own labor organization https://t.co/YtYGvYoT9O
— Post Business (@washpostbiz) October 10, 2018
The reason a strike has been authorized is an instant classic:
The workers who clean AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka's office say America's largest union federation won't pay them a fair wage.https://t.co/Qei1nnSual
— Danielle Paquette (@DPAQreport) October 10, 2018
Well isn’t that rich? From the Washington Post:
About 50 janitors, drivers, secretaries and accountants at the union’s offices in greater Washington, all represented by the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), voted Tuesday to authorize a strike if their employer does not meet their demands.
The workers, two thirds of whom are older than 50, say the AFL-CIO offered them a new contract in September that included a three-year pay freeze, less reliable hours, cuts to sick leave and weaker seniority rights.
After they rejected those terms, the AFL-CIO notified them Monday it would impose the contract.
You can’t make this stuff up!
— Jon McC (@fatdaddybulldog) October 10, 2018
Another liberal hypocrite https://t.co/h3uyqVrPN5
— Michael Goodwin (@mgoodwin_nypost) October 10, 2018
— 🍂 Brian 🍂 (@applecharlie5) October 10, 2018