Bio: Author of Union Hypocrisy. Spent 16 years in the Teamsters Union. R. M. Smith was a member of the Teamsters Union. She believed in what the union promoted until she discovered that the union she believed in did not exist. What existed were entities that were more consumed with protecting their own power than protecting its members. Unions that slammed corporations for anti-worker policies while enacting those same policies for the unions own employees. Unions who fight tooth and nail to prevent their own staff from unionizing and embrace “at will employment” while condemning companies that do the same. Dumping members into substandard contracts for the sole benefit of Union, Inc. Smith reveals union practices that harm their members and their staff thru employment policies and political agendas that unions pursue.