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My View: Unions next may face decertification

Decertification actions often occur when members conclude their union is undemocratic, corrupt, inept or has simply overstayed its welcome. Decertification efforts also become more attractive when union membership was decided years before by a substantially different work force or in situations where there is high work force turnover. 82 more words

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My View: Public workers freed from union dues

The Supreme Court has put power in the hands of government employees across the United States.

It’s fitting — almost poetic — that the Supreme Court’s landmark Janus decision came in the days between Juneteenth and the Fourth of July. 12 more words

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My View: Ruling doesn't diminish need for unions

I am a union member because my union helps me advocate for my students both in my district and in Salem.

I am a math teacher in Beaverton, and I am proud to be united with my fellow educators in our union. 44 more words

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Public employee unions drop corporate tax initiative to focus on defensive ballot fights

Leaders of SEIU Local 503 and Oregon AFSCME announced July 6 that they decided to withdraw a ballot initiative that might have shed light on how much Oregon’s biggest corporations pay in taxes. 31 more words

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown strikes tax compromise with business, labor groups 

A union-backed measure that would have required disclosure of the Oregon tax payments of public companies won’t be on the fall ballot.

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown… 68 more words

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Chris Hedges and Richard Wolff: The Coming Collapse of the American Economic System

Dandelion Salad

Previously published April 1, 2018

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Jul 7, 2018

Economist Richard Wolff discusses the coming economic collapse of the United States of America with journalist Chris Hedges.

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 Democrats vocal in support of labor unions

Plus, Democratic Oregon U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley doesn’t want to talk about giving up his seat to run for president.

Source: Sources Say: Democrats vocal in support of labor unions

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