Posts tagged Isabel Blank

    PSEA pressures members to oppose workplace rights bills

    June 8, 2022 // Keep public employees’ personal information private (social Security numbers, home addresses, home telephone numbers, personal mobile telephone numbers and personal e-mail addresses); Let employees see full contracts before they’re voted on; Require employers to tell public employees they have the right to choose whether or not to join or pay a union; and Stop public employers from using public funds to collect political donations for the unions. PA House, union attack bills, House Bills 844, HB 845, HB 2042, HB 2048

    Pennsylvania: Americans for Fair Treatment Releases CBA Database

    May 16, 2022 // While the database is a huge step forward in contract transparency, the database can only include contracts that have already been approved by lawmakers. Many public employees still do not have the opportunity to see their full contracts before they are voted on. Trent Bryden, a teacher in Northeastern, PA, explained in a recent op-ed that he and the public do not have appropriate access to the contract that governs most of his work.

    PA. public employees voice support for union reform

    January 25, 2022 // Pensylvania: Public unions silence teachers’ voices by withholding information about their rights and making it hard for them to resign their membership. I am delighted that lawmakers are focusing on legislation that will help to protect public employees like me from union officials’ abuse of power. These bills would help hold unions accountable to their members and ensure our First Amendment rights are upheld.