Articles Tagged 'unions'
Florida will give teachers raises and fully fund affordable housing, lawmakers say
Florida will set aside at least $500 million for teacher raises in the upcoming budget year, according to the budget talks held over the weekend.… READ MORE
Trump says Pelosi is ‘incapable’ of setting USMCA vote because of unions
President Trump said that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was “incapable” of setting up a vote on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade because she had ceded… READ MORE
Democrats sought to deny US workers secret ballot they now demand for Mexican unions
Democrats are fighting hard for the right of Mexican workers to vote by secret ballot on union matters, just a few years after they fought… READ MORE
‘Union business on the taxpayer’s dime’: Trump administration cracks down on ‘official time’ at VA
The Department of Veterans Affairs this week will stop paying employees in health care jobs for time spent on union activities as the Trump administration… READ MORE
Look Who Funds The Group Behind The Call To Arms At Milo’s Berkeley Event
The left-wing group that helped organize the violent shut down of the Milo Yiannopoulos event at the University of California, Berkeley on Wednesday is backed… READ MORE
Clinton announces Keystone XL pipeline opposition, sides with environmentalists over unions
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday announced her opposition to the Keystone XL oil pipeline, ending months of hedging on the issue.
Mrs.… READ MORE
Walker’s anti-union law has labor reeling in Wisconsin
KING, Wis. — At the old union hall here on a recent afternoon, Terry Magnant sat at the head of a table surrounded by 18 empty chairs. A members meeting had been scheduled to start a half-hour earlier, but the small house, with its cracked walls and loose roof shingles, was lonely and desolate.
“There used to be a lot… READ MORE
South Carolina governor battles union play for Boeing plant
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is firing back at efforts to unionize 7,500 workers at Boeing Corp.’s airline plant in Charleston.
“The International Association of… READ MORE
Obama Gets Fired Up for ‘Immigration Rights’ at LaborFest
President Obama delivered a fiery speech at Laborfest 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin voicing support for unions and organized labor. He also voiced his support for… READ MORE
NLRB rules workers must pay year’s worth of dues to decertified union
If you are a worker trying to sever your relationship with a union, you have to make extra certain you didn’t make even the tiniest error when you do it. That’s what the National Labor Relations Board said Tuesday when it ruled that nine workers who decertified their union in 2012 still had to pay it another year’s worth of… READ MORE