The Washington Examiner is reporting on a story Michigan Capitol Confidential first broke involving a carpenters union that hires non-union people to picket a company for hiring non-union people.

The tactic, called “bannering,” is explained more fully here. As Capitol Confidential reported, those hired by the Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters to protest Ritsema Associates often come from a homeless shelter that Ritsema has supported for several years.

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