Tag Archive | "Union Rights"

A Bitter Note

All in all, it was a pretty nice night for the forces of pretty good — as opposed to the excellent Wellstone-like leaders we need. But, a note from the front-lines of collective bargaining where it matters long term– an initiative to lock in collective bargaining in Michigan was soundly defeated.

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Fair and Balanced…Uh, huh…

   The Wall Street Journal has a pretty conventional, yawn piece about a subject which not a yawn: trying to get some fairness back in rules governing workers’ rights and abilities to form a union at work…which is almost non-existent these days. But, what caught my eye is this: At a House Education and the […]

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Scary Notices In Democratic America

   Letting people know their rights–that is a very bad thing in America. Just ask those people who wrote the Constitution, who rebelled against a King. Well, today, the King sitting on the throne is corporate America–the folks who can write massive checks to buy politicians thanks to Citizen United.    And the King today […]

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Curse The Boss–You’re Protected?

   Interesting: In what labor officials and lawyers view as a ground-breaking case involving workers and social media, the National Labor Relations Board has accused a company of illegally firing an employee after she criticized her supervisor on her Facebook page. This is the first case in which the labor board has stepped in to […]

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