Posts tagged Merrick Garland
Federal groups, unions back paid leave for feds seeking abortion services
July 5, 2022 // Federal unions and organizations are pushing the government to expand paid leave for federal employees to access abortion services in the wake of the historic Supreme Court ruling. The Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade on June 24 holds potential ramifications for agency employees across the country, such as the need for some feds to travel across state lines to obtain an abortion. AFGE, Everett Kelle, Hyde amendment, Department of Veterans Affairs,
Teachers’ Union Heavyweight Mocks Parental Calls for Transparency, Demands Report on What Kids Learn at Home
February 23, 2022 // Owen Jackman, a delegate to the California Teachers’ Union state council and a teacher in Sacramento City Unified School District, wrote a sarcastic Facebook post deriding parent concerns about progressive pedagogy, suggesting that parental rights are equal or subordinate to teachers’ rights in education.
Unions sue in bid to represent Connecticut National Guard members
November 16, 2021 // Labor unions filed a lawsuit on Monday to challenge a federal statute that makes it a felony for members of the armed forces to participate in union activities or to support labor organizing in their ranks. The suit is specifically intended to win collective bargaining rights for members of the Connecticut National Guard.