…in which we, once again, observe the blatant hypocrisy of socialists.
Remember the L.A. $15/hr minimum wage law? The Labor leaders in the Peepul’s Republik of Socialistifornia certainly do, since they were some of its most strident supporters.
Except now that the shit is about to hit the fan, they aren’t so much in favor of “minimum wages” anymore.
Labor leaders, who were among the strongest supporters of the citywide minimum wage increase approved last week by the Los Angeles City Council, are advocating last-minute changes to the law that could create an exemption for companies with unionized workforces.
So only workplaces who aren’t unionized get to be forced to pay their workers at least $15/hr, whether they can afford it or not, but workplaces that are unionized get to keep wages as low as they like.
That’s your union dues at work, idiot Kalifornian union members, making sure that your wages can be kept lower than the minimum wage that the parasites in the unions sucking your lifeblood pretended to be fight, fight, FIGHTING for.
Actually, what your union masters are making sure of is that companies not willing to go bankrupt will have to unionize, which will bring more dues-paying cattle into the union fold, which will serve to fatten your union masters and their masters, the Prozi Democrat Party.
You’ll just have to make do with whatever your masters decide to settle for on your behalf.
Aren’t you just the luckiest SOBs in the whole wide world? Good thing you voted for all of this yourselves, or one might almost be compelled to feel sorry for you.
Nope… Nothing there… Still nothing…
But Rusty Hicks, who heads the county Federation of Labor and helps lead the Raise the Wage coalition, said Tuesday night that companies with workers represented by unions should have leeway to negotiate a wage below that mandated by the law.
“With a collective bargaining agreement, a business owner and the employees negotiate an agreement that works for them both. The agreement allows each party to prioritize what is important to them,” Hicks said in a statement. “This provision gives the parties the option, the freedom, to negotiate that agreement. And that is a good thing.”
Oh, the Orwellian prose there, it is a thing of beauty. Yes, unionized work forces should have the “freedom” to be paid less, but non-unionized ones should not.
Because reasons! Equality! Shut up, you teabagging haters!
It’s going to be so much fun watching you drooling imbeciles destroy yourselves.