Rulings on issues such as affirmative action and the death penalty that will come in June could help shape political debate as the 2016 presidential campaign enters its final stretch.. 8 more words
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At issue is a contract proposal that many lower-paid workers say falls far short of closing the pay chasm with veteran workers.. via NYT Business Day http://ift.tt/1ODdSv5
Today’s the first day of the veto session.
The votes aren’t there on RTW. It’s the same case as it was last year and the year before: While the actual RTW bill during the actual legislative session got more than 2/3 of the vote in both chambers, enough of those who voted for it in regular order can’t muster up to courage to override Nixon’s veto. 480 more words
"Scott Walker’s Race To The Bottom": His Plan Is As Pure An Expression Of Supply-Side, Trickle-Down Economics As You’ll Find
On Wednesday, the Republican-dominated General Assembly is expected to attempt to override the governor’s veto of a bill that would allow workers not in unions to avoid paying fees.. 8 more words
The demise of America’s unions —from a pure numbers perspective—has been well documented with the union membership rates overall declining steadily over the past few decades to reach a low of 11.1% in 2014. 446 more words