PA: Prison guard union's appeal denied
Sean Collins Walsh, Daily News
A Commonwealth Court panel yesterday denied an appeal by the AFSCME city prison guards union of a 2012 arbitration award that resulted in less generous pension benefits for new hires and lower wage increases than the union had sought.
When Trust Turns to Rust in the Motor City
Lee Saunders, Huffington Post
In Rick Snyder's Michigan, there's no money to make good on the pensions seniors in Detroit worked a lifetime to earn, but there's always a few hundred million available for a billionaire who wants an extravagant new sports arena.
Killing Pensions to Benefit the 1 Percent
Lee A. Saunders, Huffington Post
The Wall Street Journal continues its push to gut the retirement security of millions of middle class workers across the country while enriching Wall Street.
Two Firms Defy Investor Views on Pay Vote Frequency
Ted Allen, RiskMetrics
“It’s a bad precedent to ignore a majority of shareholders,” noted AFSCME’s Lisa Lindsley.
Cuomo and Pensions: A View From a Union Leader
Gerald W. McEntee, New York Times
Pension costs grew due to the financial crisis, not because benefit levels are too high.
Historical civil rights figures weigh in on pension debate
Karina Rusk, ABC-7 News
Video: Participants in the Memphis sanitation strike speak out in San Jose, Calif.
Stop Enabling Crazy CEO Pay
Alyce Lomax, The Motley Fool
AFSCME recently blamed the largest mutual funds for doing the least to rein in CEO compensation.
Countering the Siege
Pres. McEntee, New York Times
AFSCME President McEntee on how attacks on public service workers have energized union members and our allies in a growing battle over workers’ rights.
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