Posts tagged state agencies

    Prince William supervisors start in on collective bargaining policy draft

    May 31, 2022 // Supervisors Kenny Boddye, D- Occoquan, and Margaret Franklin, D-Woodbridge, took issue with the proposed requirement that certification would require a vote total of more than 50% of employees in the bargaining unit rather than a majority of those who actually vote. “It’s an undemocratic process if a bunch of people don’t vote and they’re counted as an automatic no,” Boddye said.

    WH Labor Task Force Won’t Boost Most American Workers, Just Unionized Ones

    February 16, 2022 // Labor activists often downplay their goals, suggesting few will be affected. But they would like to see all non-unionized workers, including independent contractors, universally unionized. Recently, Teamsters General President Sean O’Brien shared with Boston Magazine, “I’d like to see everything unionized, not just those companies. Look, I think we can all agree that over the years, the independent contractor model has skirted a lot of wage and hour laws, and basically circumvents unionization. I’d love to see every single industry represented by a union.”