SEIU Releases 70 Page “Intimidation” Manual ?


The Service Employees International Union (SEIU), one of the largest labor unions in the country, is reported to have released a 70-page manual, the “Contract Campaign Manual” on “Pressuring the Employer,” which encourages union members to use coercion and scare tactics to intimidate managers and corporate authority figures in the private sector.

According to Vincent Vernuccio of the Washington Times, the manual explains how “outside pressure can involve jeopardizing relationships between the employer and lenders, investors, stockholders, customers, clients, patients, tenants, politicians, or others on whom the employer depends for funds.” Further, the manual blatantly encourages members to engage in unlawful activities, as it suggests, “Union members sometimes [should] act in the tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King and Mohatma Gandhi and disobey laws which are used to enforce injustice against working people.”

The manual was discovered in the process of a lawsuit filed by the food service company Sodexo. In an effort to unionize more than 80,000 employees, the SEIU launched a massive campaign to defame the company’s reputation and harass and threaten tens of thousands of Sodexo employees — and the intimidation tactics union members evoked are an illustration of the sinister methods documented in the manual…Read More. ~New American.  Brian Koenig.

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Posted on July 20, 2011, in Labor Relations and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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