Posts tagged local government
Unions pumped $700M into Democratic Party causes nationwide, nonprofit report finds
December 7, 2023 // "Our research illuminates the considerable political influence wielded by government unions, both in Washington, D.C., and in states throughout the nation," David Osborne, the Commonwealth Foundation's senior fellow of labor policy, told Fox News Digital. "Government unions use this power not only to advance leftist causes but also to elect political leaders who will protect their interests and influence. The result, unfortunately, is that federal, state and local governments are increasingly led by politicians who care more about union executives than union members or taxpayers."
GOVERNMENT JOBS: 6 THINGS EVERY EMPLOYEE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THEIR JANUS RIGHTS
May 5, 2022 // If you work for a local, state or federal government entity – a public school district, city hall, a state agency or another government body – you have “Janus Rights”, or the right to decide whether you want to join a union at your workplace. If you decide union membership isn’t for you, then you are not obligated to pay the union at your workplace any kind of dues or fees. The U.S. Supreme Court reaffirmed workers’ rights regarding union membership and support on June 27, 2018, in the case Janus v. AFSCME.
Colorado front and center in new era of labor fights post-pandemic
January 24, 2022 // The labor fight that recently hit Colorado grocery stores may soon extend to local coffee shops, classrooms and city hall.