VA: Virginia investigating VDOT outsourcing contract
OSHA Launches Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers
Occupational Safety & Health Administration
MS: Jackson school board votes not to privatize transportation
The Clarion-Ledger The Jackson Public School Board voted down a proposal by Superintendent Dr. Cedric Gray to outsource transportation during a special meeting Tuesday.
NJ: Opponents of toll-collection privatization say savings would be minuscule
Press of Atlantic City The human cost would be huge. The financial savings would be minuscule.
FL: DOT official close to pulling plug on Pasco toll road
Suncoast News Florida Transportation Secretary Ananth Prasad says he is close to pulling the plug on a controversial toll road project across southern Pasco County.
U.S. Supreme Court Might Take Up Rick Scott's "Drug Test Everyone" Plan
Miami News Times Gov. Rick Scott's plan to randomly drug test every single state employee in Florida -- from department heads to minimum wage DMV janitors -- has already failed the common-sense test and an appeals court ruling.
AFSCME President Blasts House Approval of Budget for Wealthy
AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders released the following statement following the House approval of the budget drafted by Rep. Paul Ryan.
Costs of Privatization Hidden in Plain Sight
Truthout Services and infrastructure have been privatized, even though keeping them public is the better choice.
OSHA launches new safety and health certificate program for public sector employees
Occupational Safety & Health Administration A new certificate program that provides public sector employees training on occupational safety and health to reduce injuries, illnesses and fatalities among workers in state and local governments.
Statement of AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on Hurricane Sandy
Statement of AFSCME Pres. McEntee on the Congressional Deal Reached to Fund the FAA
Dems say Congress could reopen FAA during recess
WJLA ABC-7 The Obama administration urged Congress Wednesday to end the partial shutdown of the FAA.
Stalemate in Senate Leaves 4,000 Out of Work at F.A.A.
New York Times Senate negotiators tried and failed on Tuesday to end a stalemate over temporary financing for the Federal Aviation Administration.
FAA Employees Urge Immediate Action on FAA Furloughs
Statement of AFSCME Pres. McEntee on the June Jobs Report
“A Healthy Economy Is the Best Deficit Reduction Strategy”
Statement of AFSCME President Gerald W. McEntee on debt ceiling negotiations
Ordinary workers took extraordinary stand, made history
Hilda L. Solis, Secretary of Labor,
Memphis Commercial Appeal Memphis sanitation strike an important turning point in the fight for civil rights, workplace equality
Workers Memorial Day
Statement of AFSCME President Gerald W. McEntee on Workers Memorial Day
Countering the Siege
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.
Obama’s transportation budget creates jobs, cuts pollution, and increases security
Climate Progress President Obama announced the Federal transportation budget for FY2012, to create jobs and cut pollution.
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