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Amazon Workers Soundly Reject Unionization, and NR's Kevin Williamson Highlights Another Great Reason Why: Big-Labor Corruption

We've recently highlighted how right-to-work states, which the Biden Administration and Congressional leftists hope to abolish, dramatically outperform forced-union states in terms of job growth, manufacturing and household consumption.  Worker freedom from Big Labor bosses is a leading reason why in a high-profile vote, Amazon workers in Alabama voted to reject unionization by a 71% to 29% margin last week.

In a phenomenal new piece, National Review's Kevin Williamson offers another reason for rejecting unionization that we mustn't ignore:  big labor bosses' widespread corruption.  Williamson lists a litany of union officials convicted and sentenced for embezzlement and other misuse of members' hard-earned dues - in 2020 alone.  Accordingly, the leftist anti-capitalist drumbeat…[more]

April 12, 2021 • 01:05 PM

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Wednesday, March 24 2021

A Florida woman who purchased her golden retriever, aptly named Sunny, from a local Petland store is suing the mega pet store for allegedly misleading her.

Sunny’s owner purchased the pup for $3,500 and entered into a financing contract with Lending USA, a company that partners with Petland to offer loans to new pet owners. According to the lawsuit, Sunny’s owner would end up paying $26,655 for the dog over the period of the loan contract.

On top of the loan, Sunny’s owner also claims that, despite being assured Sunny was healthy and AKC-registered, Sunny was a sick puppy, diagnosed with hip dysplasia, a condition that would require surgeries and treatments adding up to $21,000. The legal complaint also alleges the puppy was not, as claimed, from one of the “top 5% breeders in the nation” but rather was from one of the puppy mills listed in the Humane Society’s 2019 Horrible Hundred.

In the lawsuit, Sunny’s owner sued Petland for misleading her, selling her a sick dog, and failing to abide by state laws that would require the store to pay for the puppy’s treatment. Sunny’s owner is seeking $60,734 in damages from Petland. 

According to news reports, multiple lawsuits throughout the country have been filed against Petland related to its sale of sick puppies acquired through puppy mills and the exorbitant costs incurred by the new owners for loans and veterinary costs. 

Source: bloghumanesociety.org

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