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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - American Federation Of State, County And Municipal Employees
Maryland senators on a key state spending panel voted Friday to plug a budget hole by using more money initially planned to strengthen the finances of the state pension system.
The union representing Maine's prison guards has asked legislators to support the purchase of "stab vests" for its members following a fatal inmate stabbing at the Warren prison.
Union members from across New York are headed to Albany for the annual labor lobby day.
National unions, pharmaceutical makers and insurance companies were some of the biggest backers of the largest single donor to Gov. Terry McAuliffe's campaign last year.
The 2011 state law that all but ended collective bargaining for most public workers has hit Wisconsin's second largest union particularly hard.
The Supreme Court has under consideration a labor case that could change a lot of things. The question posed seems simple enough: Can Americans be required to join organizations without offending the First Amendment's guarantee of freedom of association? The answer, like the question, seems simple enough, too.
Union members in Wisconsin are voting with their feet, abandoning the organizations that promised to best represent their interests.
The Obama administration and its allies have no shame. Devout Christians are forced to pay for abortions that violate their conscience. The public treasury is regularly raided to pay for Democratic voter-registration projects.
Last month, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed into law a bill that designates home-based child care and personal care providers, many of whom are self-employed business owners, as state workers solely for the purpose of forcing them into union ranks.
Angry union members in New York sent their 400-pound president packing after a week's worth of media photographs and articles that captured and highlighted his on-the-job sleeping habits.
Desperate times call for desperate measures, but the union movement has taken this saying to a new level. It has reacted to dwindling membership by unionizing recipients of public assistance. In more than a dozen states, unions now extract dues from government benefit checks.
Some of the police officers who responded to the school shooting in Newtown are so traumatized they haven't been working, but they have to use sick time and could soon be at risk of going without a paycheck, a union official said Wednesday.
Obamacare is too conservative. The government needs to replace private insurance companies in a complete takeover of health care. That’s the system California’s union leaders are pressuring Democrats to create, now that they enjoy supermajorities in both chambers of the Legislature.
Labor unions are sitting on at least $122 million in cash that can be spent on politics — more than corporate political action committees have on hand — and have already sent millions to Democratic super PACs that are purchasing ad buys daily.
A public-employees union made three massive advertising buys Tuesday, suddenly transforming a relatively quiet labor group into a major player in critical Senate races — as well as the presidential election.