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Altoona Mirror
Altoona Water Authority union objects to staff changethe authority's two sewer plants. "It's an end (run)," said Andrew Meloy, a li
Altoona Water Authority union objects to staff change
Altoona Mirror / Posted yesterday
the authority's two sewer plants. "It's an end (run)," said Andrew Meloy, a licensed operator and spokesman for the local American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. Authority officials at first declined repeated invitations to... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Democratic candidates for Iowa US Senate seat fault Grassleyto retain that control." Hogg acknowledged receiving a PAC donation from the s
Democratic candidates for Iowa US Senate seat fault Grassley
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted yesterday
to retain that control." Hogg acknowledged receiving a PAC donation from the state's largest public sector union, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. But Hogg said he supports campaign spending limits erased by... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Unrelenting pressure finally catches up with Sheriff Dan Statonwith a reporter. County insiders and former sheriff's office employees express
Unrelenting pressure finally catches up with Sheriff Dan Staton
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
with a reporter. County insiders and former sheriff's office employees expressed relief. Jason Heilbrun, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees' Local 88, one of the unions that called for Staton's... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Are Bill Dodd and Mariko Yamada headed for a November faceoff?skilled trade unions endorsed Dodd, as did the California Labor Federation, the
Are Bill Dodd and Mariko Yamada headed for a November faceoff?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
skilled trade unions endorsed Dodd, as did the California Labor Federation, the California Faculty Association and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. The powerful California Teachers Association has not weighed in... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez in harsh Trump spotlightis a leader in the Republican Party and she can't just stand on the sidelines.”
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez in harsh Trump spotlight
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
is a leader in the Republican Party and she can't just stand on the sidelines.” Carter Bundy, political director for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union, said Trump's criticism carried a grain of truth. New... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
7 Republicans call to resume union talks– including three from the Springfield area — are asking Gov. Bruce Rauner to r
7 Republicans call to resume union talks
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
– including three from the Springfield area — are asking Gov. Bruce Rauner to return to the bargaining table with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union. Their letter, dated Thursday, was addressed to both... Read more
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Northwest Herald
State rep. seeks revote on veto override of binding arbitration bill580. On Wednesday, the House voted on the same question and it failed by three
State rep. seeks revote on veto override of binding arbitration bill
Northwest Herald / Posted 2 days ago
580. On Wednesday, the House voted on the same question and it failed by three votes.� The measure is supported by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, or AFSCME, which is at loggerheads with Rauner over the terms... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Dan Staton's act of public service: Editorial Peakhis decision to step down follows a call for his resignation this week from the
Dan Staton's act of public service: Editorial Peak
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
his decision to step down follows a call for his resignation this week from the 25,000-member Oregon chapter of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees – a call that follows resignation requests from the Multnomah... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
IPI: State government workers highest paid in the nationin the private sector have remained nearly flat.� Gov. Bruce Rauner has been n
IPI: State government workers highest paid in the nation
Bureau County Republican / Posted 3 days ago
in the private sector have remained nearly flat.� Gov. Bruce Rauner has been negotiating for more than a year with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, a government union that represents more than 35,000 state... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
5 percent raises for teachers approvednear where we need to be or would like to be,” she said. The board of educatio
5 percent raises for teachers approved
The Toledo Blade / Posted 3 days ago
near where we need to be or would like to be,” she said. The board of education is also negotiating new contracts with the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees and the Toledo Association of Administrative... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Toledo Board of Education approves new deal with teacherstax that generates more than $13 million a year. The board of education is als
Toledo Board of Education approves new deal with teachers
The Toledo Blade / Posted 3 days ago
tax that generates more than $13 million a year. The board of education is also negotiating new contracts with the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees and the Toledo Association of Administrative Personnel.... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Illinois House fails to override veto of union billis in the midst of prolonged negotiations on a new labor deal with the largest
Illinois House fails to override veto of union bill
Northwest Herald / Posted 4 days ago
is in the midst of prolonged negotiations on a new labor deal with the largest union representing Illinois state workers – American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. Democrats failed to override Rauner's veto of a similar bill... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
With People And PACs, Faulconer Dominates San Diego Mayoral FundraisingSEIU United Healthcare Workers West PAC, the State Building & Construction Trad
With People And PACs, Faulconer Dominates San Diego Mayoral Fundraising
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
SEIU United Healthcare Workers West PAC, the State Building & Construction Trades Council of California PAC, and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees each gave $35,200. Lori Saldaña, who identifies herself as an... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Illinois House fails to override veto of union billis in the midst of prolonged negotiations on a new labor deal with the largest
Illinois House fails to override veto of union bill
SaukValley.com / Posted 4 days ago
is in the midst of prolonged negotiations on a new labor deal with the largest union representing Illinois state workers – American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. Democrats failed to override Rauner's veto of a similar bill... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
TPS board might act on teachers’ contractcuts to teachers amounted to about 4.5 percent since 2011, along with other cut
TPS board might act on teachers’ contract
The Toledo Blade / Posted 4 days ago
cuts to teachers amounted to about 4.5 percent since 2011, along with other cuts that further reduced take-home pay. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, which represents nonteaching employees such as secretaries, bus... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Madigan fails to override Rauner veto of labor bill for second timeThe bill would have sent contract talks between Rauner and American Federation
Madigan fails to override Rauner veto of labor bill for second time
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
The bill would have sent contract talks between Rauner and American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 31 to an independent arbitrator, preventing the roughly 38,000 state workers the union represents from going on strike or... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Union: 'Sheriff Staton's actions are a slap in the face'Oregon is calling for Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton to resign. In a scat
Union: 'Sheriff Staton's actions are a slap in the face'
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 5 days ago
Oregon is calling for Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton to resign. In a scathing news release, the Oregon chapter of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) demanded that the sheriff resign immediately. The union... Read more
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Daily Herald
Rauner veto of union plan sticks, with suburban Democrats' helpRep. Scott Drury of Highwood voted against overriding Rauner's veto of a plan t
Rauner veto of union plan sticks, with suburban Democrats' help
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Rep. Scott Drury of Highwood voted against overriding Rauner's veto of a plan that could have prevented a strike by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees and sent talks to binding arbitration. Democratic state Rep.... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Oregon union becomes third to call for Sheriff Dan Staton's resignationThe Oregon chapter of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Em
Oregon union becomes third to call for Sheriff Dan Staton's resignation
OregonLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Oregon chapter of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees today called for Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton's resignation. The union, which represents more than 25,000 workers statewide, joined two other unions that... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Illinois House fails again to override Gov. Rauner's veto of union-backed arbitration billfailed to override a veto of the arbitration bill. A similar bill went down to
Illinois House fails again to override Gov. Rauner's veto of union-backed arbitration bill
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
failed to override a veto of the arbitration bill. A similar bill went down to defeat last fall. The bill was pushed by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 31 which has been in talks with the Rauner... Read more
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The Huffington Post
5 Ways Bernie Sanders May Impact The Democratic Party PlatformCornel West and DNC member James Zogby. Clinton's picks are decidedly more in
5 Ways Bernie Sanders May Impact The Democratic Party Platform
The Huffington Post / Posted 5 days ago
Cornel West and DNC member James Zogby. Clinton's picks are decidedly more in keeping with her "barrier-breakers" theme: American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union leader Paul Booth, former EPA head Carol Browner, Rep.... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
How Madigan can win even if he loses on Rauner labor bill overridewith unions reach an impasse, instead sending negotiations to an independent ar
How Madigan can win even if he loses on Rauner labor bill override
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
with unions reach an impasse, instead sending negotiations to an independent arbitrator. The bill is being pushed by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 31, which represents roughly 38,000 state... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
A third year with a phony budget? If so, Governor, grab the veto penelected to do. Then he added: "We may or may not have a budget during the entir
A third year with a phony budget? If so, Governor, grab the veto pen
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
elected to do. Then he added: "We may or may not have a budget during the entire term of Bruce Rauner." And the crowd of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees cheered. What do they care? They're still getting paid. All the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Democratic Platform Committee Now Has a Progressive Majority. Thanks, Bernie Sanders.at the table with McKibben. So, too, will Paul Booth, a veteran activist who fo
The Democratic Platform Committee Now Has a Progressive Majority. Thanks, Bernie Sanders.
Op-Ed News / Posted 5 days ago
at the table with McKibben. So, too, will Paul Booth, a veteran activist who for four decades has been a key figure in the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union. They'll be joined by former under-secretary of state for... Read more
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The Atlantic
Unity Won't Come Easily for Democratscurrent chairman of the Clinton campaign, will also work to help draft the plat
Unity Won't Come Easily for Democrats
The Atlantic / Posted 6 days ago
current chairman of the Clinton campaign, will also work to help draft the platform. Clinton also named Paul Booth of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees union to the panel. Consider the difference in political... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Unions boycotting Democratic fundraising dinner over layoffsdecision was prompted by the governor’s Jekyll and Hyde behavior,” said Larry D
Unions boycotting Democratic fundraising dinner over layoffs
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 6 days ago
decision was prompted by the governor’s Jekyll and Hyde behavior,” said Larry Dorman, a spokesman for Council 4 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. “He was able to force through a budget that’s going to be... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Unions boycotting Democratic fundraising dinner over layoffsdecision was prompted by the governor’s Jekyll and Hyde behavior,” said Larry D
Unions boycotting Democratic fundraising dinner over layoffs
Darien News-Review / Posted 6 days ago
decision was prompted by the governor’s Jekyll and Hyde behavior,” said Larry Dorman, a spokesman for Council 4 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. “He was able to force through a budget that’s going to be... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Unions boycotting Democratic fundraising dinner over layoffsdecision was prompted by the governor’s Jekyll and Hyde behavior,” said Larry D
Unions boycotting Democratic fundraising dinner over layoffs
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
decision was prompted by the governor’s Jekyll and Hyde behavior,” said Larry Dorman, a spokesman for Council 4 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. “He was able to force through a budget that’s going to be... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Unions boycotting Democratic fundraising dinner over layoffsdecision was prompted by the governor’s Jekyll and Hyde behavior,” said Larry D
Unions boycotting Democratic fundraising dinner over layoffs
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 days ago
decision was prompted by the governor’s Jekyll and Hyde behavior,” said Larry Dorman, a spokesman for Council 4 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. “He was able to force through a budget that’s going to be... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Unions boycotting Democratic fundraising dinner over layoffsdecision was prompted by the governor’s Jekyll and Hyde behavior,” said Larry D
Unions boycotting Democratic fundraising dinner over layoffs
Greenwich Time / Posted 6 days ago
decision was prompted by the governor’s Jekyll and Hyde behavior,” said Larry Dorman, a spokesman for Council 4 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. “He was able to force through a budget that’s going to be... Read more
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The News-Times
Unions boycotting Democratic fundraising dinner over layoffsdecision was prompted by the governor’s Jekyll and Hyde behavior,” said Larry D
Unions boycotting Democratic fundraising dinner over layoffs
The News-Times / Posted 6 days ago
decision was prompted by the governor’s Jekyll and Hyde behavior,” said Larry Dorman, a spokesman for Council 4 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. “He was able to force through a budget that’s going to be... Read more
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Salem News
Changes coming to EMS pay scale, raisesCity Manager Lance Willard said the new pay scale mirrors that of the AFSCME (A
Changes coming to EMS pay scale, raises
Salem News / Posted 7 days ago
City Manager Lance Willard said the new pay scale mirrors that of the AFSCME (American Federation of State and County Municipal Employees) contract already in place for public works employees. He and EMS Coordinator Tom Farley worked to come up with... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
City EMS changes approvedCity Manager Lance Willard said the new pay scale mirrors that of the AFSCME (A
City EMS changes approved
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 8 days ago
City Manager Lance Willard said the new pay scale mirrors that of the AFSCME (American Federation of State and County Municipal Employees) contract already in place for public works employees. He and EMS Coordinator Tom Farley worked to come up with... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Breckenridge extends lead in campaign contributions200 separate cash contributions listed. Most are from individuals who live in N
Breckenridge extends lead in campaign contributions
Newton Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
200 separate cash contributions listed. Most are from individuals who live in Newton. The largest donation was from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) union in the amount of $2,000. None of the other... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
City settles contract disputes with bulk of unionsunit giving pay raises or other incentives to an estimated 930 city employees.
City settles contract disputes with bulk of unions
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 10 days ago
unit giving pay raises or other incentives to an estimated 930 city employees. The agreements include the main unit of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) union, which was scheduled to have its hearing before a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Primary foe attracts financial support for challenge to Wasserman Schultzcontributions came from unions: the International Brotherhood of Electrical Wor
Primary foe attracts financial support for challenge to Wasserman Schultz
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
contributions came from unions: the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, the United Transportation Union, the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees, the National Rural Letter Carriers Association, the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Illinois State Workers, Highest Paid In Nation, Demand Up To 29% Wage Hikestable between Illinois’ largest government union and the state. Illinois’ forme
Illinois State Workers, Highest Paid In Nation, Demand Up To 29% Wage Hikes
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
table between Illinois’ largest government union and the state. Illinois’ former governors cared more about appeasing the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees than protecting the taxpayers the governors were supposed to... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Nursing home workers picket, seek pay raise from DeKalb Countyaide for going on four years. She and the dozens of other county employees on
Nursing home workers picket, seek pay raise from DeKalb County
Daily Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
aide for going on four years. She and the dozens of other county employees on the picket line are represented by the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Council 31. The union represents about 150 county nursing home... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Wayne County pay hikes rile officialsthese are not raises, what are they? I don’t know," said Al Garrett, president
Wayne County pay hikes rile officials
Detroit Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
these are not raises, what are they? I don’t know," said Al Garrett, president of the Michigan chapter of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 25. "How anyone could get a $20,000 increase is beyond... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Details emerge on settlements with several city unionswere headed to impasse settled with the city in the wake of a City Council impa
Details emerge on settlements with several city unions
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 11 days ago
were headed to impasse settled with the city in the wake of a City Council impasse committee siding with the city over the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Police Property Evidence Photo Lab unit. An impasse... Read more
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Roll Call
Labor Unions Line Up Behind Murphy in Florida Senate PrimaryAssociation of Ironworkers in lending Murphy financial and organizational suppo
Labor Unions Line Up Behind Murphy in Florida Senate Primary
Roll Call / Posted 11 days ago
Association of Ironworkers in lending Murphy financial and organizational support ahead of the Aug. 30 primary. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, the Florida Teamsters, and the Laborers' International Union of... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Smith: HB 580, AFSCME undermine fair contract negotiationsBacked by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, the
Smith: HB 580, AFSCME undermine fair contract negotiations
Northwest Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Backed by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, the bill demonstrates that AFSCME is engaging in a bait-and-switch with the state’s taxpayers. While AFSCME promised – three times – to negotiate with the state in good... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Thousands rally against Rauner's union-weakening demandsemployees and there has to be a middle ground with fair rights that he can meet
Thousands rally against Rauner's union-weakening demands
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
employees and there has to be a middle ground with fair rights that he can meet us at,” said Marina Rivera, a member of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, the primary union with which the Rauner administration has... Read more
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OregonLive.com
'This is my fault': Sheriff Dan Staton will give up $33,000 Dodge Chargerdeputies' allegation. Two of the three unions representing sheriff's office em
'This is my fault': Sheriff Dan Staton will give up $33,000 Dodge Charger
OregonLive.com / Posted 11 days ago
deputies' allegation. Two of the three unions representing sheriff's office employees — the patrol deputies union and the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Local 88 — have called for Staton's resignation in recent... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Thousands protest Bruce Rauner's call to change Illinois labor lawsThe protesters called for an end to a nearly yearlong stalemate on a state budg
Thousands protest Bruce Rauner's call to change Illinois labor laws
Northwest Herald / Posted 11 days ago
The protesters called for an end to a nearly yearlong stalemate on a state budget, pay raises and a new contract for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, the state's largest union representing Illinois workers. The... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Thousands protest Bruce Rauner's call to change Illinois labor lawsThe protesters called for an end to a nearly yearlong stalemate on a state budg
Thousands protest Bruce Rauner's call to change Illinois labor laws
Daily Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
The protesters called for an end to a nearly yearlong stalemate on a state budget, pay raises and a new contract for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, the state's largest union representing Illinois workers. The... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
State employee union supporters protest Rauner's vetolet an arbitrator settle state employee wages and working conditions if union n
State employee union supporters protest Rauner's veto
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 11 days ago
let an arbitrator settle state employee wages and working conditions if union negotiations stalled. The governor and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) are making their cases to the state labor board as to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Buttoned-up Madigan pumps fist in air at anti-Rauner union rallysolved problems, Illinois wouldn't have any problems," Rauner said during a sto
Buttoned-up Madigan pumps fist in air at anti-Rauner union rally
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
solved problems, Illinois wouldn't have any problems," Rauner said during a stop in Carterville. An spokesman for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees said some workers took their lunch hour, some took the day off... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Thousands protest Gov. Rauner's call to change labor lawsis in the midst of prolonged negotiations for a new labor contract with the lar
Thousands protest Gov. Rauner's call to change labor laws
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
is in the midst of prolonged negotiations for a new labor contract with the largest union representing state workers, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. The march comes days after he vetoed a measure that would let... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
City settles contracts with three bargaining unitsemployee bargaining units to avoid the Memphis City Council impasse process. H
City settles contracts with three bargaining units
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 11 days ago
employee bargaining units to avoid the Memphis City Council impasse process. Here are the units that agreed to settle: the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Housing & Community Development/Code Enforcement unit,... Read more
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