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The Sacramento Bee
Let’s step back from UC Davis turmoilgrowing scandal involving Chancellor Katehi calls for much more than her immedi
Let’s step back from UC Davis turmoil
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 hours ago
growing scandal involving Chancellor Katehi calls for much more than her immediate termination,” declared Local 3299 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. Actually, it doesn’t. But it does create an opportunity for... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Does Acme make a Rauner-catching machine?anti-union economic reforms in exchange for a budget deal. It started in earne
Does Acme make a Rauner-catching machine?
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 15 hours ago
anti-union economic reforms in exchange for a budget deal. It started in earnest in September with a bill backed by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees that would have prevented a state employee strike by sending... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Thousands expected to 'walk in' at JCPS schools next weekof Teamsters Local 783, a union that represents about 1,000 bus drivers. Bo Jo
Thousands expected to 'walk in' at JCPS schools next week
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted yesterday
of Teamsters Local 783, a union that represents about 1,000 bus drivers. Bo Johnson with the local chapter of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees said his organization has been fighting for better wages for its... Read more
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The Hill
Union releases attack ad on Toomey over Wall Street careerThe American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees’ (AFSCME) PAC
Union releases attack ad on Toomey over Wall Street career
The Hill / Posted yesterday
The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees’ (AFSCME) PAC released an ad on Friday attacking Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Penn.) for his Wall Street connections. ADVERTISEMENT “In the senate, it’s no surprise Toomey’s been siding with... Read more
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Benton Evening News
Rauner, union go to state labor board over contractwhether negotiations are at an impasse. That would allow Rauner to impose his o
Rauner, union go to state labor board over contract
Benton Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
whether negotiations are at an impasse. That would allow Rauner to impose his own terms for the 36,000 members with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports that union... Read more
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The Harrisburg Daily Register
Rauner, union go to state labor board over contractwhether negotiations are at an impasse. That would allow Rauner to impose his o
Rauner, union go to state labor board over contract
The Harrisburg Daily Register / Posted 2 days ago
whether negotiations are at an impasse. That would allow Rauner to impose his own terms for the 36,000 members with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports that union... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Katehi's 'apparent misstatements' led to UC actionhas been placed on paid administrative leave for 90 days. In Oakland, the union
Katehi's 'apparent misstatements' led to UC action
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 2 days ago
has been placed on paid administrative leave for 90 days. In Oakland, the union representing UC workers, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), said Katehi is getting off too easy. "If one of our... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County commissioners approve community corrections budgetsome people may not have heard them, so he urged residents to buy weather radio
Shawnee County commissioners approve community corrections budget
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
some people may not have heard them, so he urged residents to buy weather radios. ■ Approved a new labor contract with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, which represents county solid waste employees. ■ Approved... Read more
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New York Magazine
Activists Have Declared War on Hedge Funds — and They Might Be Winningto cut public services and lay off government workers to avoid default. Thousan
Activists Have Declared War on Hedge Funds — and They Might Be Winning
New York Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
to cut public services and lay off government workers to avoid default. Thousands of those workers are members of AFSCME (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees) — the same union that represents NYCERS retirees. Puerto Rico,... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Officers push for open carry permit billStratford gathered for a news conference at 11 a.m. to call for the bill's pass
Officers push for open carry permit bill
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
Stratford gathered for a news conference at 11 a.m. to call for the bill's passage. Mayor Joe Ganim and Union leaders with American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 4 also attended. "The issue for us is that you can see... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
JCPS employees, parents slam district over recommended salary freezerepresent thousands of other district employees -- the Jefferson County Teacher
JCPS employees, parents slam district over recommended salary freeze
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
represent thousands of other district employees -- the Jefferson County Teachers Association and the local chapter of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees -- also tell WDRB News that they were not informed about the... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
STUDY: JCPS should freeze pay for some employeesalso gets a 4 percent raise. Not everyone is getting more, according to Bo Joh
STUDY: JCPS should freeze pay for some employees
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
also gets a 4 percent raise. Not everyone is getting more, according to Bo Johnson. Johnson is an organizer for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, or AFSCME 962, who represent classified workers, like... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Union go to Illinois labor board over contractIf it gets to that, members of the American Federation of State, County and Mun
Union go to Illinois labor board over contract
SaukValley.com / Posted 4 days ago
If it gets to that, members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees could be faced with a decision on whether to strike. It’s under such high stakes that attorneys for both sides began making their cases Monday about... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Gov. Rauner, union go to Illinois labor board over contractIf it gets to that, members of the American Federation of State, County and Mun
Gov. Rauner, union go to Illinois labor board over contract
Daily Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
If it gets to that, members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees could be faced with a decision on whether to strike. It’s under such high stakes that attorneys for both sides began making their cases Monday about... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Rauner, union go to Illinois labor board over contractwhether negotiations are at an impasse. That would allow Rauner to impose his o
Rauner, union go to Illinois labor board over contract
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 4 days ago
whether negotiations are at an impasse. That would allow Rauner to impose his own terms for the 36,000 members with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports that union... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Illinois governor, union go to labor board over new contractnegotiations are at an impasse. The declaration would allow Rauner to impose hi
Illinois governor, union go to labor board over new contract
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 5 days ago
negotiations are at an impasse. The declaration would allow Rauner to impose his own terms for the 36,000 members who the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union represents. The declaration would also allow the union,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Bridgeport mayor and staff take furlough daysup two weeks of pay, you’re still okay.” Ganim’s concessions calculations also
Bridgeport mayor and staff take furlough days
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
up two weeks of pay, you’re still okay.” Ganim’s concessions calculations also count on support from the 800-person-strong American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. But that group is already at odds with the administration over... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Lawyers for Rauner, union make case on contract disputean impasse "if the issue is critical and led to a breakdown of negotiations."
Lawyers for Rauner, union make case on contract dispute
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
an impasse "if the issue is critical and led to a breakdown of negotiations." But Steve Yokich, an attorney for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 31, said the state was too quick to throw in the... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Gov. Rauner and state workers union go to court over new contractare at an impasse. The declaration would allow Rauner to impose his own terms f
Gov. Rauner and state workers union go to court over new contract
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
are at an impasse. The declaration would allow Rauner to impose his own terms for the 36,000 members represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. The declaration would also allow the union, which claims... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Illinois governor, union go to court over new contractare at an impasse. The declaration would allow Rauner to impose his own terms f
Illinois governor, union go to court over new contract
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 5 days ago
are at an impasse. The declaration would allow Rauner to impose his own terms for the 36,000 members represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. The declaration would also allow the union, which claims... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
The 4 charts that explain Strickland's budgetprocess. So police avoid impasse this year. But other unions weren't so lucky.
The 4 charts that explain Strickland's budget
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 5 days ago
process. So police avoid impasse this year. But other unions weren't so lucky. Headed to impasse are various units of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees labor organization, the International Union of Operating... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner, state workers union square off over new contract at hearinggoing on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield. Rauner admini
Rauner, state workers union square off over new contract at hearing
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield. Rauner administration officials and lawyers for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 31 will meet in a courtroom this morning to begin what... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Police union approves city's pay offerdevelopment, labor woes continue for the city. Headed to the City Council's im
Police union approves city's pay offer
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 8 days ago
development, labor woes continue for the city. Headed to the City Council's impasse committees this year are the following American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees units: Housing & Community Development and Code Enforcement, the... Read more
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The Hill
Progressives galore in one Maryland congressional primaryCounty resident); as well as teachers, nurses and probably most crucial, two ke
Progressives galore in one Maryland congressional primary
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
County resident); as well as teachers, nurses and probably most crucial, two key unions for government workers — the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees in Maryland (AFSCME-MD) and the American Federation of... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
DeKalb County Board hears from AFSCME memberspublic comments. Cradduck has worked there for nearly three decades. She is am
DeKalb County Board hears from AFSCME members
Daily Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
public comments. Cradduck has worked there for nearly three decades. She is among the county workers represented by the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Council 31. About 150 county nursing home workers, 60 health... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
DeKalb County Board hears from American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees council memberspublic comments. Cradduck has worked there for nearly three decades. She is am
DeKalb County Board hears from American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees council members
Daily Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
public comments. Cradduck has worked there for nearly three decades. She is among the county workers represented by the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Council 31. About 150 county nursing home workers, 60 health... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Civil-service layoffs may be coming to UIor third-hand. "They're really not telling us anything official about this hap
Civil-service layoffs may be coming to UI
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
or third-hand. "They're really not telling us anything official about this happening," said Zettervall, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3700, which represents clerical, Extension and child care... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Civil service layoffs may be coming to UIor third-hand. "They're really not telling us anything official about this hap
Civil service layoffs may be coming to UI
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
or third-hand. "They're really not telling us anything official about this happening," said Zettervall, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3700, which represents clerical, Extension and child-care... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
CPS asks teachers union to consider binding arbitration to avert strikeused in Chicago for our police and fire contracts for decades." His proposal a
CPS asks teachers union to consider binding arbitration to avert strike
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
used in Chicago for our police and fire contracts for decades." His proposal also reflects state legislation pushed by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, which has been unable to reach an agreement in contract... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Clinton pledges support to unionsnation's largest unions have endorsed Clinton in recent months. Those include t
Clinton pledges support to unions
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
nation's largest unions have endorsed Clinton in recent months. Those include the National Education Association and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. Clinton's rival in the Democratic race, U.S. Sen. Bernie... Read more
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Salon.com
New Mexico rescinds firing of guards on duty during escapeof work duties. The guards, Taracina Morgan and Michael Ortega, have been on l
New Mexico rescinds firing of guards on duty during escape
Salon.com / Posted 11 days ago
of work duties. The guards, Taracina Morgan and Michael Ortega, have been on leave since the escape. Miles Conway of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees said the union’s own review so far has pointed to findings that... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Bronin's First Budget Expected To Include Layoffs, Severe Cutsa sheet with concession requests to several groups, including the Hartford Muni
Bronin's First Budget Expected To Include Layoffs, Severe Cuts
Hartford Courant / Posted 13 days ago
a sheet with concession requests to several groups, including the Hartford Municipal Employees Association and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 4, Local 1716. In it, Bronin seeks changes to retiree... Read more
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News 8000
Troubled Wisconsin youth prison faces staff vacancies(in the Department of Corrections) had vacancy rates like we do right now," sai
Troubled Wisconsin youth prison faces staff vacancies
News 8000 / Posted 13 days ago
(in the Department of Corrections) had vacancy rates like we do right now," said Troy Bauch, who represents workers for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 32. Bauch said employees are more likely to consider... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Avon Lake awaits Elyria's decision on Lorain County General Health Districtand we will figure it out after the vote.’ I am not comfortable with that.” Wi
Avon Lake awaits Elyria's decision on Lorain County General Health District
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 13 days ago
and we will figure it out after the vote.’ I am not comfortable with that.” William Nowel, staff representative from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 277, the health district chapter, said with no clear plan... Read more
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The Atlantic
Why Local Unions Love Sanders—Even When Their National Leaders Don'tthe Washington Federation of State Employees, which represents 19,000 people. A
Why Local Unions Love Sanders—Even When Their National Leaders Don't
The Atlantic / Posted 13 days ago
the Washington Federation of State Employees, which represents 19,000 people. Although its parent union, the powerful American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, endorsed Clinton in October, the state council thought... Read more
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Sun-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
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 14 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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The Daily Californian
The state of East Bay poetrya lecture series where poets both “renowned and rising” are invited to read and
The state of East Bay poetry
The Daily Californian / Posted 15 days ago
a lecture series where poets both “renowned and rising” are invited to read and speak to their works. Back in February, the American Federation of State, Community, and Municipal Employees AFSCME 3299, the largest union for employees of the... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Bill would ban anonymous complaints against Illinois nursing homesa “neutral” stance on the bill.Organizations that oppose the bill include AARP
Bill would ban anonymous complaints against Illinois nursing homes
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 15 days ago
a “neutral” stance on the bill.Organizations that oppose the bill include AARP Illinois, the Alzheimer’s Association, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Service Employees International Union and Illinois Association... Read more
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Breitbart
After Minimum Wage Hike, UC Berkeley Cuts 500 Staffto lose — the people who clean buildings, who work in food services or health c
After Minimum Wage Hike, UC Berkeley Cuts 500 Staff
Breitbart / Posted 16 days ago
to lose — the people who clean buildings, who work in food services or health clinics,” Todd Stenhouse, spokesman for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, which represents workers at Berkeley, told the San Francisco... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Jules Bailey says he'd replace Portland's HR directormayoral frontrunners blasted Portland's human resources bureau when seeking end
Jules Bailey says he'd replace Portland's HR director
OregonLive.com / Posted 16 days ago
mayoral frontrunners blasted Portland's human resources bureau when seeking endorsements from a key city union, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 189. The union didn't pick between them and instead... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Union asks Elyria City Council to delay health district voteDistrict as union employees make the case to save the department. In a letter
Union asks Elyria City Council to delay health district vote
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 17 days ago
District as union employees make the case to save the department. In a letter to the 11 members of Council, members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 277, the health district’s chapter, implored Council to... Read more
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The Burton View
Mayor, council at odds over city employee contract negotiations | April 14, 2016Deputy Fire Chiefs Union (four employees), the Michigan Association of Fire Fig
Mayor, council at odds over city employee contract negotiations | April 14, 2016
The Burton View / Posted 17 days ago
Deputy Fire Chiefs Union (four employees), the Michigan Association of Fire Fighters (about 55 employees) and AFSCME, the American Federation of State, City and Municipal Employees, which represents an additional 41 employees. Zelenko said city... Read more
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The Buffalo News
State says Niagara County violated asbestos rules in Courthouse rug jobconfusion between tiles that contain asbestos and those that don’t. William Ru
State says Niagara County violated asbestos rules in Courthouse rug job
The Buffalo News / Posted 17 days ago
confusion between tiles that contain asbestos and those that don’t. William Rutland, president of the county’s unit of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, filed a complaint with PESH Feb. 8, after the project was done.... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Gov. Rauner accuses AG Lisa Madigan of wanting to stop employee pay, shut down governmentwere not entitled to back pay raises owed to them because the funds were never
Gov. Rauner accuses AG Lisa Madigan of wanting to stop employee pay, shut down government
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 17 days ago
were not entitled to back pay raises owed to them because the funds were never appropriated by the General Assembly.The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees has said this affects about 24,000 state workers in five... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka governing body grants 180-day bed tax agreement extensions for three projects2017 between the city and water division employees represented in collective ba
Topeka governing body grants 180-day bed tax agreement extensions for three projects
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
2017 between the city and water division employees represented in collective bargaining by Council 72, Local 1294 of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees. The contract in 2016 will provide some employees 6 percent... Read more
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Newsmax
AARP Helped Obama Thwart Wall Street on Tougher Broker Rulelevel included Richard Trumka, head of the AFL-CIO, Cornell Brooks, CEO of the
AARP Helped Obama Thwart Wall Street on Tougher Broker Rule
Newsmax / Posted 18 days ago
level included Richard Trumka, head of the AFL-CIO, Cornell Brooks, CEO of the NAACP and Lee Saunders, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. Congressional aides were also considered. “My preference with... Read more
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Pleasanton Weekly
BART, unions reach tentative 5-year agreement to avert strikesManager Grace Crunican. "This is a pivotal moment in BART's history in labor r
BART, unions reach tentative 5-year agreement to avert strikes
Pleasanton Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
Manager Grace Crunican. "This is a pivotal moment in BART's history in labor relations," said Sal Cruz, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3993. "The amount of collaboration it took to make this... Read more
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Newsmax
AARP Helped Obama Thwart Wall Street on Tougher Broker Rulelevel included Richard Trumka, head of the AFL-CIO, Cornell Brooks, CEO of the
AARP Helped Obama Thwart Wall Street on Tougher Broker Rule
Newsmax / Posted 18 days ago
level included Richard Trumka, head of the AFL-CIO, Cornell Brooks, CEO of the NAACP and Lee Saunders, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. Congressional aides were also considered. “My preference with... Read more
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TribLIVE
Penn Hills School District officials say overspending on buses curtailedroles. “... Additionally, overtime is being managed more efficiently with the
Penn Hills School District officials say overspending on buses curtailed
TribLIVE / Posted 20 days ago
roles. “... Additionally, overtime is being managed more efficiently with the support and cooperation of our local (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees) union.” The district budgeted $6.7 million for... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka governing body to discuss city manager's powers2017 between the city and water division employees represented in collective ba
Topeka governing body to discuss city manager's powers
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
2017 between the city and water division employees represented in collective bargaining by Council 72, Local 1294 of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees. The contract in 2016 would provide some employees 6 percent... Read more
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