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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


Derivatives Trading Legend: "As Little As A 4% Decline In One Day Could Start A Critical Crash"

After building out Merrill’s mortgage trading floor basically from scratch, then moving to the buyside at Pimco, several weeks ago Harley Bassman, more familiar to many traders as the “Convexity Maven” – a legend in the realm of derivatives (he helped… 140 more words

Illinois peeps, check out - Unions Come Into the Justices’ Cross Hairs, Again

The Supreme Court is likely to hear a case that revisits a question about public sector unions while shining a spotlight on Justice Neil Gorsuch….. via NYT U.S. http://ift.tt/2r9zarI


Government Workers Union Spent $20 Million More On Politics Than Representing Members

AFSCME is at the center of a forced union dues case that could be heading to the Supreme Court

One of the nation’s most influential labor unions spent $20 million more on politics than it did representing the interests of its members in 2016, according to its federal labor filing. 128 more words