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New Orleans collectively bargains, sets up showdown with state commission
July 13, 2023 // Union supporters swamped the City Council meeting, where “many workers cheered the ordinance, rising one by one to speak in support of it” and “donned T-shirts emblazoned with the logos” of public unions. While New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell has the opportunity to veto the ordinance, she is not expected to. The Louisiana chapter of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), which claims to represent 300 public employees out of 4,000 total public employees in the city of New Orleans, called it a major victory for unions.