Thursday, March 19, 2009

Sweet, Sweet Irony

Via Conservative Scalawag, we find a union filing a grievance - against a union:

The Service Employees International Union, considered the most influential union in the nation, has notified the union that represents about 220 of the SEIU's national field staff members and organizers that it is laying off 75 of the employees.

In return, the workers union, which goes by the somewhat postmodern name of the Union of Union Representatives, has filed charges of unfair labor practices against the SEIU with the National Labor Relations Board. The workers union's leaders say that the SEIU is engaging in the same kind of practices that some businesses use:
I had to emphasize the name, it's funny as hell.

.