Minimum wage hike threatens services for Arizona’s disabled

By   /  March 21, 2017  /  Arizona, Health Care, Jobs + Growth, Labor, News, State Budgets  /  No Comments

Non-profits operating on fixed reimbursement rates from the state have been hit hard by the costs of Propostion 206.

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PLA reform bill passes Assembly, headed for Gov. Scott Walker’s desk

By   /  March 9, 2017  /  Labor, Legislature, News, State Budgets, State Government, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

One of the bill’s sponsors, Rep. Rob Hutton, R-Brookfield, said Thursday was a “win for all taxpayers.”

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The ‘next Friedrichs’ of right-to-work has its day in appeals court

By   /  March 3, 2017  /  First Amendment, Free Speech, Illinois, Judiciary, Labor, News, Politics & Elections, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The plaintiffs argue that everything a union does, not just overt political activity, involves government redress.

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Likely result of fiduciary rule: You’re on your own, grandma

By   /  February 28, 2017  /  Economy, Federal Government, General, Labor, News, Regulations  /  No Comments

The Labor Department’s “fiduciary rule” could hurt the retirement savings of the very people it’s supposed to help.

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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

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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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