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Schimel: Right-to-work is the law in Wisconsin

By   /  June 8, 2016  /  Judiciary, Labor, News, State Government, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“Act 1 is the law in Wisconsin,” Schimel said.

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New bill to bust ‘ghost teachers’ advances

By   /  June 7, 2016  /  Education, Labor, News, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

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A proposed law would severely limit the number of teachers permitted to leave the classroom to work for their unions on school time.

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Pension agency: Ghost teachers ‘must be removed’

By   /  June 1, 2016  /  Education, Labor, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

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The Public School Employees’ Retirement System is revoking the retirement credits of a union official for the years she did not work in a classroom.

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Competing visions of how to save Detroit’s public schools

By   /  May 25, 2016  /  Education, Labor, Michigan, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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After a natural disaster struck New Orleans, drastic measures became necessary to revive the city’s already beleaguered school system. The answer was the nation’s first all-charter school model. While no hurricane has hit Detroit, a long-running disaster of monumental proportions has left the city’s schools on the verge of collapse. As politicians and teachers unions have […]

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Workers’ pay could decline under new overtime rules

By   /  May 18, 2016  /  Economy, Federal Government, Issues, Jobs + Growth, Labor, National, News, Regulations  /  No Comments

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New regulations for overtime work done by salaried employees could end up leaving workers will lower starting salaries and fewer benefits, economists warn.

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Ohio lawmaker wants to free workers, unions from forced representation

By   /  May 16, 2016  /  Labor, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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An Ohio lawmaker wants to solve unions’ biggest complaint about the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association lawsuit in case the petitioners win.

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