Posts tagged Vermont

    Utah Democratic Party, Salt Lake County Democratic Party workers unionize

    August 4, 2022 // As efforts to unionize among Democratic political staffers and congressional staffers have increased nationwide, employees of the Utah Democratic Party and Salt Lake County Democratic Party have officially unionized. Ben Peck, Salt Lake County Democratic Party executive director, said he worked on unionizing political staffers for more than a year before he started his job with the county party. He immediately started the process after he was hired. Union benefits will only apply to paid staff, not volunteers or unpaid interns, Peck said. Utah Democratic Party Chairwoman Diane Lewis, Democratic Party platform,

    Resignations from state employees’ union board highlight divide between leadership and progressives

    June 8, 2022 // Board members of Vermont’s state employees union said they have long battled to support racial justice and denounce alleged abuse in the Department of Corrections — but have faced opposition from board leadership and top staff. The divide has prompted multiple board members of the Vermont State Employees’ Association to resign, including Brett Pierce, who stepped down last month. Department of Public Safety, Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility, Woodside Juvenile Rehabilitation Center, Steve Howard, Aimee Towne, Jacklyn Hickerson, Department of taxes, auditor, treasurer, women's prison, Josh Cox, VSEA,

    BIDEN DOUBLES DOWN ON ILLEGAL MEDICAID PAYMENTS TO UNIONS

    November 16, 2021 // After promising to be history’s most pro-union president, it’s no surprise Biden’s administration is again attempting to ignore federal law and preserve a coercive practice that harms the nation’s home care workforce while enriching a far-Left special interest group. But’s it’s still disappointing and shameful.