Source: Detroit News | Michigan |
January 29, 2013
Gov. Rick Snyder took the rare step of asking the Michigan Supreme Court to consider the constitutionality of the new public and private sector right-to-work laws before labor unions try to tie them up in court.
The AFL-CIO, a federation of labor unions, expect at least 20 states to consider some type of restriction on payroll deductions of union dues by public employers as well as restrictions to the bargaining process.
Source: New York Times | New York City |
January 28, 2013
The strike, which has shut down roughly 5,000 of the city’s 7,700 school bus routes, is expected to continue this week, though the drivers’ union and the school bus companies had agreed to meet with a mediator.
The list of Chief Innovation Officers in public agencies is growing, as evidenced by appointments at the state and local levels -- Maryland, Massachusetts, San Francisco and Philadelphia, to name a few.
Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Wisconsin |
January 22, 2013
A federal court of appeals upheld Wisconsin's law repealing most collective bargaining for most public employees, handing a victory to Gov. Scott Walker and his fellow Republicans who put the law in place amid tumult two years ago.
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