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‘We are in crisis mode’: Museum workers are turning to unions over conditions they say are untenable
November 4, 2021 // The coronavirus compounded the stressors of past years. According to a report by the American Alliance of Museums in April, museums in the United States locked their doors to the public for an average of 28 weeks starting in March 2020 because of the pandemic; nearly 30 percent remain shuttered today. Lost revenue from the forced closures hit the bottom line hard: Three-quarters of all museums surveyed said their income fell an average of 40 percent last year.
STOP THE SPREAD: HOW THE BBBA SEEKS TO REPLICATE WASHINGTON STATE’S UNION-DOMINATED HCBS MODEL NATIONWIDE
November 3, 2021 // One of the most expensive elements of President Joe Biden’s “Build Back Better” agenda, which congressional Democrats are seeking to pass unilaterally via the budget reconciliation process, is a vast expansion of Medicaid funding for home and community-based services (HCBS) that provide in-home care to, and prevent the institutionalization of, adults with functional disabilities. Such services are provided via state-designed-and-operated programs operating within federal parameters.
Labor is having a moment in Colorado and beyond, but will that lead to more unionized workers?
November 2, 2021 // A vote to form a union started last week at an Aurora warehouse, Boulder food service workers look to organize and multiple Colorado sites have seen employees walk off the job in organized protests
From Boeing to Mercedes, a U.S. worker rebellion swells over vaccine mandates
November 2, 2021 // Opposition to the mandate could potentially lead to thousands of U.S. workers losing their jobs and imperil an already sluggish economic recovery, union leaders, workers and company executives said.
What unions aren’t telling Illinois teachers: Your pension is in trouble
November 1, 2021 // Barring reforms, the Teachers’ Retirement System could eventually run out of money and be unable to pay promised benefits to retirees, all while making it more expensive for teachers to live in Illinois.
AFL–CIO President Liz Shuler visits striking John Deere picketers in East Moline, Illinois
November 1, 2021 //
Tensions Rise Between Oklahoma City Leaders, Unions Over Vaccine Mandates
October 31, 2021 // Oklahoma City: Police, fire and even sanitation crews are protesting rules that require employees to be at least partially vaccinated, or go on unpaid leave.
Revenue Estimates of PRO Act Penalties
October 27, 2021 // Big revenue losses from employer penalties in the reconciliation bill.
PUBLIC LABOR UNIONS PUSH FOR MORE POWER OVER MUNICIPAL, TEACHER PENSION FUNDS
October 25, 2021 // Bills backed by Illinois public-sector unions would give them more power in administering pension funds despite evidence of worse outcomes.
Op-ed House tax bill subsidizes union political campaigns
October 7, 2021 //
Op-ed: Union-made tax rebate could erode worker freedom
September 28, 2021 //
Op-ed: Billions in spending, hundreds of millions in grants- union future influence in the infrastructure bill
September 4, 2021 //
Op-ed: Local unions are recognized before workers vote?
August 2, 2021 //
Op-ed: Freedom from union dues hangs on Warner
July 16, 2021 //
REPORT: Virginia collective bargaining: Recommendations and models for local collective bargaining in Virginia
June 25, 2021 //
Op-ed: Manchin is right on the filibuster, but wrong on the PRO Act
June 19, 2021 //
Op-ed: Considering public sector bargaining? Here’s how to protect taxpayers and workplace freedom
June 9, 2021 //
Podcast: Topic: Right to Work
April 25, 2021 //
Op-ed: Sectoral bargaining is bad for workers and the American economy
April 17, 2021 //
Video: Policy Debate: “Sectoral Bargaining: Promise of Peril?”
March 26, 2021 //