04 Sep 2003 From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Why Is Big Labor Afraid to Let Union Members See Their Books?
Posted at 00:32h in Blog
America’s labor unions are fighting tooth and nail against a proposal that would make their books transparent. Why? In this piece by David Kendrick of the National Legal and Policy Center, union officials seem to be admitting that they want their financial accounts kept secret because union members wouldn’t like what’s in them — and, besides, opening the books might show that unions have violated campaign finance laws.