People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public[...]"A union that is evil. Engaging in intimidation and violence against non-union competitors or criminal acts in general. At minimum, they may be funding (or run by) the mob. Not to be confused with unionized evil. No Real Life examples of people or persons dead less than 10 years unless convicted (May be changed to none at all if needed) Western Animation
- One Robot Chicken sketch has Bob the Builder and company fight off such thugs.
- In Futurama the Robot Mafia says they support some striking workers.
- American Federation of Teachers head Albert Shanker is quoted as saying
When school children start paying union dues, that's when I'll start representing the interests of school children.
- The International Brotherhood of Teamsters had major dealings with gangs during the 1950s. Most famously, the members' pension fund was embezzled to fund The Mafia.
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