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Lawmaker: Vermont hospitality industry would suffer from $15 minimum wage

By   /  February 17, 2017  /  Labor, Legislature, News, State Government, Vermont  /  No Comments

A lawmaker from Stowe is sending up a warning flare to Vermonters that two minimum wage bills being considered in the state House are bad ideas.

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NLRB memo puts college football players in union ‘red zone’

By   /  February 9, 2017  /  Federal Government, Federal government, General, Labor, News, Power Abuse, Regulations  /  No Comments

On Feb. 1, thousands of high school seniors across the country signed their names to letters of intent to join one of 125 elite college football programs. According to a memo that went out one day earlier, more than 350 of the players who signed with 17 private Football Bowl Subdivision schools will step onto campus […]

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On a roll: Wisconsin Senate passes another labor reform bill

By   /  February 8, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Labor, News, Regulations, State Budgets, State Government, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“(W)e have taken great strides in encouraging open markets and removing government policies that artificially drive up costs,”said Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald.

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Missouri becomes 28th right-to-work state

By   /  February 6, 2017  /  Labor, Missouri, New Hampshire, News  /  No Comments

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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens signed right-to-work legislation Thursday, making the state the 28th to enact laws that prevent workers from having to join a union to get or keep a job. The Republican, who took office last month, had pledged to sign right-to-work as a campaign promise. His predecessor, Democrat Jay Nixon, vetoed a bill […]

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Missouri right-to-work bill awaits governor’s signature

By   /  February 3, 2017  /  Jobs + Growth, Labor, Missouri, News  /  No Comments

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“We aren’t just fighting for more jobs. We are fighting just to be on the list of consideration.”

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Missouri poised to pass right-to-work legislation; New Hampshire up next

By   /  January 20, 2017  /  Economy, Kentucky, Labor, Missouri, New Hampshire, News  /  No Comments

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“We’re pretty confident this year,” Greg Mourad, vice president of the National Right to Work Committee, told Watchdog.org. “I do expect it to pass.”

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