Category: Workers' Rights
Insourcing: A New Trend for the Country?
15 states introduced new initiatives to curb the reckless outsourcing of public services.
Kasich Mixes Half-Truths in Annual State of the State
Asking the less well-off to pay more in taxes and cutting public school budgets among the harmful things the governor did.
OH No! Ohio Is Latest State to Usher in Voter Suppression
Ohio lawmakers restrict access to early voting. Wrong move for democracy.
Income Inequality, State by State
Where did the rich get richer, leaving the rest of us behind? Everywhere.
After a Long Struggle, University of California Workers See Gains
Agreement includes fair wages, safer staffing practices and protections against contracting out.
Meet America's Highest Paid Government Workers
Contrary to their promises to run public services "better, faster and cheaper" than the government, "Exposed: America's Highest Paid Government Workers" documents how these CEOs use public dollars to cut corners.
Michigan EMS Professionals Ready To Vote AFSCME
This month in Southeastern Michigan, ballots were mailed to more than 400 EMS professionals at Huron Valley Ambulance (HVA) who will finally get their chance to vote for AFSCME and gain a real voice at work.
Sing a Song of Solidarity: Wisc. Gov. Scott Walker’s Crackdown on Singers Ruled Unconstitutional
Judge dismisses ticket issued against protestor who participated in “Solidarity Sing-Along’ at Capitol Rotunda.
Having Your Cake, Eating It, Then Sending You the Bill
Radical right group demands public funding to pay for lawsuits against the public.
The Sexist Agenda Hidden in Harris v. Quinn
A ruling undermining unions in the Harris case would bring that progress to a halt and deal a significant blow to pay equity for women, as well as fair treatment in the workplace.