No. of Recommendations: 28

Excerpted from Union Facts:

Financial Information

Annual Dues Paid to Unions: $8,209,113,955
Total Union Assets: $8,775,962,626

Total Spending

Representational Activities: $4,074,510,945
Political Activities: $582,248,875
External Contributions: $333,982,197
Overhead: $3,914,513,501
Unions that fail to pass Department of Labor audits: 92%


Major Unions with White Presidents: 94%
Major Unions with Male Presidents: 89%

Union Officials

Total union officers and staff members: 173,389 people
Total compensation paid to union officials and officers: $1,152,061,495
Total compensation paid to union employees: $2,563,981,776


Pension Funds controlled by unions: 7,585
Average Pension Funding Level: 48%

Just for grins, please note the percentage of Annual Dues Paid to Unions that is devoted to compensating union bosses and their lackeys (Total compensation paid to union employees). And Democrats dare talk about how health insurers are ripping off consumers? How about what unions are doing to the rank-and-file?
Unions sure do take a bite don't they?
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