Posts tagged California

    FREEDOM FOUNDATION COMMENTS ON ANTI-JANUS LEGISLATION IN CALIFORNIA

    May 15, 2022 // The law stipulates that, if a government employer so much as mentions the Janus case to his or her employees, government unions can file a complaint and the employer can be hauled before the California Public Employment Relations Board (PERB).

    California: Anti-worker or pro-worker? Why labor unions are fighting over a housing bill

    May 12, 2022 // Under Wicks’ bill, developers would have to pay union-level wages — which are common to builders of exclusively affordable housing, but rare among market rate developers. Projects larger than 50 units would require health benefits for workers and contractors would need to request the dispatch of apprentices, but if they’re unavailable, the project would move forward anyway.

    Fresno County Public Safety Association plans strike

    May 12, 2022 // According to county officials, Fresno County’s position is that a strike by correctional officers is illegal, therefore the County will be seeking an injunction to ensure that essential services are not interrupted.

    Commentary: One proposal to modernize labor laws would benefit women; another could set them back decades

    May 5, 2022 // The PRO Act seeks to regress to the 1950s workplace that denied workers the flexibility needed to balance work/life demands. The ERA would preserve the gains women have made and provide important rights of autonomy, privacy, and opportunity for women and men alike.