From the AFL-CIO
As a wave of collective action continues to sweep the country, working people are taking on one of the country’s most powerful corporations. In the face of shameless union-busting, labor leaders and Boeing workers are fighting back for the rights and dignities they deserve.
First, Boeing announced that virulently anti-union former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley was joining its board of directors.
This, for example, is one thing Haley said about labor organizations: “I'm not going to stop beating up on the unions....We're going to keep fighting the unions. I'm going to keep being a union buster.”
Machinists (IAM) International President Robert Martinez Jr. was quick to call out Boeing’s decision.
“The IAM has serious concerns about the nomination of Nikki Haley to Boeing’s board,” he said. “As governor of South Carolina, Haley had a record of using anti-union rhetoric and inserting politics into working people’s decisions.”More ...