Articles Tagged 'labor unions'
Massachusetts campaign finance regulators end ‘union loophole’
Massachusetts campaign finance regulators have reduced the amount of money unions can contribute to political candidates, ending the controversial “union loophole.”
As of May 31,… READ MORE
Unions see Missouri win as red state watershed
Unions are looking at their recent lopsided ballot measure win in deep red Missouri as a watershed moment, and a sign of victories to come.… READ MORE
Lawsuit targets Trump’s ‘1-in-2-out’ regulation order
Advocacy groups and a labor union are suing the Trump administration over the president’s executive order requiring federal agencies to repeal two regulations for every… READ MORE
Supreme Court case could destroy pillar of union power
Labor unions are at risk of having one of their most successful organizing tactics nullified by the Supreme Court.
On Tuesday, the high court will… READ MORE
Acting Labor Secretary Mocks ‘Small-Government’ Conservatives, CEOs
Acting Labor Secretary Seth D. Harris addressed the Annual Legislative Conference of the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) on Monday. As part of a scathing… READ MORE
Gov. Snyder: Right-to-work is not anti-union, itâ€™s pro-worker
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday blamed unions for opening the door to right-to-work laws in Michigan.
â€œThis last summer, labor leaders decided to start a ballot initiative to put something on Michiganâ€™s ballot in regard to collective bargainingâ€“and again I believe in collective bargaining but they went to a huge overreach, to do something to Michiganâ€™s constitution,â€ Snyder… READ MORE
Court gives Twinkies maker go-ahead to liquidate
NEW YORK–Hostess Brands, the maker of Twinkies Ding Dongs and other snacks, has received approval from a bankruptcy court judge to wind down its business and sell all of its assets.
The ruling came Wednesday after Hostess failed in last-ditch negotiations to end a strike by its second-largest union.
Hostess blamed the company’s collapse on striking employees… READ MORE
Labor unions set to unleash millions
By Luke Rosiak-The Washington Times
Labor unions are sitting on at least $122 million in cash that can be spent on politics â€” more than… READ MORE
Wisconsin attorney general aims to enforce union law during appeals
MADISON, Wis. â€“ Â Wisconsin’s attorney general said Saturday he would seek court permission to keep enforcing a state law that effectively ended collective bargaining for public employees while his office appeals a judge’s ruling striking it down.
A Dane County judge issued a ruling Friday overturning almost all of the law that has been a hallmark of… READ MORE
Team Obama works to mend fences with labor as convention begins
President Obama and his surrogates are working hard to repair their relationship with organized labor, as Democrats kick off their first official day of… READ MORE