Detroit has formally gone belly up. This once top five in population city has driven every last available dollar from its boundaries. Detroit is a very good study on how not to run a city. 340 more words
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Yesterday, both houses of the Illinois General Assembly quickly passed an unconstitutional pension reform bill despite our state’s hard-working public-sector workers mounting an unsuccessful effort to convince lawmakers to vote against the legislation. 255 more words
Could the future of labor unions be hanging in the balance? Observers and experts seem to think so. The Supreme Court just heard arguments in Unite Here Local 355 vs. 633 more words
For the second time, Act 10 will be before the Wisconsin Supreme Court. This time, it’s on the merits:
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Gov. Scott Walker’s controversial limits on collective bargaining for public workers will return Monday to the state Supreme Court, with justices hearing arguments to determine whether to reinstate in full the law known as Act 10.
I looked over at the clock and found it was 3:30 in the morning.
Ironic that, especially with the day I’d just had.
Earlier on the job, I’d moved a total of 2,568 pounds; a skid of printed materials weighing 918 pounds plus 15 boxes of regular copy paper weighing 50 pounds each and another 15 boxes of laser copy paper, weighing 60 pounds each. 383 more words