An employee at Oregon’s fish and wildlife agency is suing the state and its largest public employee union, arguing that by forcing her to pay dues they are violating her First Amendment rights to free speech and freedom of association. 12 more words
Tags » Seiu
In the national tug-of-war over public employee unions, Debora Nearman presents an interesting case.
The Independence, Oregon, woman is an employee of the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, and so is represented by the Service Employees International Union Local 503, which negotiates the contract that dictates how much Nearman is paid. 12 more words
Paraprofessionals in the Cambridge-Isanti Schools are mounting a last-ditch fight for their jobs and the special education students they serve after the district unexpectedly revealed plans Friday to slash staffing by 25 percent. 405 more words
by Love and Rage Team / NY – Labor
PITTSFORD, NY – A total of 54 adjunct professors at Nazareth College, a private, religious institution in the Rochester suburbs, have announced their decision to go forward with forming a union for all non-tenure track faculty. 937 more words
Gov. Kate Brown thinks Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 503 should be a leading voice on the state’s Public Records Advisory Council, which is charged with improving transparency in the state’s public records laws – which should tell Oregonians all they need to know about how seriously she’s taking this process. 8 more words