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Supreme Court case could give public employees more freedom

May 6, 2018 By Akash Chougule

The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees lost more than 14,000 members in 2017 – a year after it spent nearly $19 million more on politics than on organizing and advocating on behalf of its members, according to a recent  610 more words

Linda Brown: Brown V. Board of Education, Has Died.

From CBS News: Linda Brown Thompson, who as a young girl was the student at the center of the landmark Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education that declared school segregation unconstitution… 355 more words


Friday Fantasy ~ Lighthearted Daydreams

Daydreaming, in a lighthearted way Staring off in the distance, she sighs Light in the forest, behind her Daybreak, again, on the rise Elfin magic begins its descent She waits for it to draw near D… 7 more words


Marc Thiessen: It's time to protect public workers from unions who want them to finance their liberal agenda

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) is supposed to be a public workers’ union.  Far from it.  Instead it is nothing more than an appendage of the Democratic Party. 653 more words

Current Events

Jan. 17 marks 56 years for collective bargaining and Executive Order 10988

If you walk around Metropolitan State on Wednesday, Jan. 17, you might notice a lot more staff and faculty with shirts or buttons calling out their various bargaining units: Inter Faculty Organization (IFO); Minnesota Association of Professional Employees (MAPE); American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Council 5 (AFSCME Council 5); Middle Management Association (MMA); and Minnesota State University Association of Administrative Service Faculty (MSUAAF). 247 more words

Faculty & Staff

Supreme Court, with Gorsuch on bench, to hear big new challenge to labor unions

The Supreme Court is taking a fresh look at the politically explosive issue of whether unions can force workers to pay dues – this time, with a conservative majority in place.  308 more words

Current Events

Illinois peeps, check out - Supreme Court Will Hear Case on Mandatory Fees to Unions

A year after a short-handed Supreme Court deadlocked on whether government workers must pay fees to unions, the justices will revisit the issue.. via NYT Politics http://ift.tt/2fToKJa