Will, Interesting article here, partly on recents trends in union-busting, but also on public employee pensions. Proposes, in the final paragraphs, that perhaps pensions should be put to a vote, […]
We send our elected representatives to the State House to make hard decisions. They are usually not popular with everyone. Representative Brownsberger has listened to all sides of this issue […]
Rep. Brownsberger, You said in the posting the Unions played by the rules but you have chosen to change them and that is not good faith bargaining. I read your […]
From today’s Boston Globe – ““It’s pretty stunning,’’ said Robert J. Haynes, president of the Massachusetts AFL-CIO. “These are the same Democrats that all these labor unions elected. The same […]
I believe it is incredibly insensitive and reprehensible to remove collective bargaining rights from the union when planning health care options for their employees. As a lifetime Democrat, I […]
Last night the House of Representatives voted 113 to 42 to remove health care plan design from collective bargaining for municipal employees. I view the reform as a very modest and responsible labor law adjustment that reflects important practical realities.