Source: New York Times | New York City |
February 21, 2013
The drivers decided to halt their strike, with their concerns still on the table, and to try their luck with the person who will replace Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, who had refused to accept the union’s demands.
Source: Tennessean | Tennessee |
February 12, 2013
Someone at the Department of Children’s Services who prepared documents for The Tennessean deleted large portions in the media’s copy of state child fatality records — removing information that should have been made public.
In Wisconsin, membership in public-sector unions plummeted in the aftermath of the hugely controversial Republican measure that wiped out most collective bargaining for public employees and made it far harder for their unions to operate.
Source: New York Times | Brazil |
February 11, 2013
While civil servants in Europe and the United States have had their pay slashed or jobs eliminated altogether, some public employees in Brazil are pulling down salaries and benefits that put their counterparts in developed countries to shame.
Source: Tampa Bay Times | Florida |
February 8, 2013
A bill placing all new state employees in a 401(k)-style retirement plan passed a House subcommittee on a party-line vote, setting up a major showdown between legislative Republicans and public workers' unions.
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