Entries by Jack Dean

Union Watch Highlights

Here are links to the top stories available online over the past week reporting on union activity including legislation, financial impact, reform activism, etc., from California and across the USA. Case to Watch: California case to test compulsory union dues By Amanda Becker, May 21, 2013, Reuters A group of California public school teachers has […]

Union Watch Highlights

Here are links to the top stories available online over the past week reporting on union activity including legislation, financial impact, reform activism, etc., from California and across the USA. Missouri legislation could weaken public labor unions By Elizabeth Crisp, May 14, 2013, St. Louis Post-Dispatch The Missouri Legislature is sending a bill to Gov. […]

Union Watch Highlights

Here are links to the top stories available online over the past week reporting on union activity including legislation, financial impact, reform activism, etc., from California and across the USA. Madison teachers want to keep union alive with another contract extension By Steven Verburg, May 7, 2013, Wisconsin State Journal Madison teachers want to bargain […]

Union Watch Highlights

Here are links to the top stories available online over the past week reporting on union activity including legislation, financial impact, reform activism, etc., from California and across the USA. Kansas Law Lets Teachers Choose Political Donations By Ben DeGrow, April 30, 2013, Heartland News A labor expert says a new Kansas law adopted this […]

Union Watch Highlights

Here are links to the top stories available online over the past week reporting on union activity including legislation, financial impact, reform activism, etc., from California and across the USA. Could Michigan’s right-to-work law cause bullying of union holdouts? By Melissa Anders, April 23, 2013, Michigan Live Michigan’s right-to-work law has raised concerns among some […]

Union Watch Highlights

Here are links to the top stories available online over the past week reporting on union activity including legislation, financial impact, reform activism, etc., from California and across the USA. Teachers Unions Target Charter Schools By Sandy Fitzgerald, 16 April 16, 2013, Newsmax Labor groups are pushing for more involvement in the nation’s charter schools, […]

Union Watch Highlights

Here are links to the top stories available online over the past week reporting on union activity including legislation, financial impact, reform activism, etc., from California and across the USA. Sutter worker files another complaint against union Kathy Robertson, April 9, 2013, Sacramento Business Journal A respiratory care worker at Sutter Roseville Medical Center has […]

Union Watch Highlights

Here are links to the top stories available online over the past week reporting on union activity including legislation, financial impact, reform activism, etc., from California and across the USA. What Progressives Can Learn From Their California Failures By Conor Friedersdorf, April 2, 2013, The Atlantic The Democratic Party has conquered the Golden State’s levers […]

Union Watch Highlights

Here are links to the top stories available online over the past week reporting on union activity including legislation, financial impact, reform activism, etc., from California and across the USA. Georgia Senate Pushes Union Dues Reform March 26, 2013, Associated Press The Georgia business lobby won another victory Monday as the Senate approved a change […]

Union Watch Highlights

Here are links to the top stories available online over the past week reporting on union activity including legislation, financial impact, reform activism, etc., from California and across the USA. Labor agreements serve only union interests By Greg Beeman, March 19, 2013, South Coast Today Building a new marine commerce terminal to ready New Bedford’s […]

Union Watch Highlights

Here are links to the top stories available online over the past week reporting on union activity including legislation, financial impact, reform activism, etc., from California and across the USA. Missouri Senate endorses union paycheck bill By Jordan Shapiro, March 12, 2013, The Kansas City Star After steadfast opposition from Democratic senators, the Missouri Senate […]

Union Watch Highlights

Here are links to the top stories available online over the past week reporting on union activity including legislation, financial impact, reform activism, etc., from California and across the USA. Organized labor agenda gains steam with turn in Minnesota Capitol politics By Rachel E. Stassen-Berger and Jim Ragsdale, March 5, 2013, Star Tribune Minnesota’s labor […]

Union Watch Highlights

Here are links to the top stories available online over the past week reporting on union activity including legislation, financial impact, reform activism, etc., from California and across the USA. End City Hall’s ‘Pay to Play’ Kleptocracy By Jack Humphreville, February 26, 2013, CityWatch LA There is a raging torrent of cash totaling $20 million […]

Union Watch Highlights

Here are links to the top stories available online over the past week reporting on union activity including legislation, financial impact, reform activism, etc., from California and across the USA. Jerry Brown administration digs in against unions on pensions By Anthony York, February 18, 2013, Los Angeles Times Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration is pushing back […]

Union Watch Highlights

Here are links to the top stories available online over the past week reporting on union activity including legislation, financial impact, reform activism, etc., from California and across the USA. The State of the Unions: With labor under full-scale attack, President Obama must speak up By Leo Gerard, United Steelworkers President, February 12, 2013, In […]

Union Watch Highlights

Here are links to the top stories available online over the past week reporting on union activity including legislation, financial impact, reform activism, etc., from California and across the USA. Michigan Union Tell-All: A memo shows how unions hope to keep coercing worker dues Editorial, February 5, 2013, Wall Street Journal When Michigan became the […]

Union Watch Highlights

Here are links to the top stories available online over the past week reporting on union activity including legislation, financial impact, reform activism, etc., from California and across the USA. Can Latinos Save Labor Unions? By Kathleen Miles, January 28, 2013, The Huffington Post Facing an onslaught of anti-union legislation and the pressure of outsourcing, […]

Union Watch Highlights

Here are links to the top stories available online over the past week reporting on union activity including legislation, financial impact, reform activism, etc., from California and across the USA. Another Walker Vindication: Government unions lose in court again Editorial, January 22, 2013, Wall Street Journal The last few years haven’t been great for limited […]

Union Watch Highlights

Here are links to the top stories available online over the past week reporting on union activity including legislation, financial impact, reform activism, etc., from California and across the USA. Entertainment executives, unions join to promote Greuel candidacy By Michael Finnegan and Maeve Reston, January 15, 2013, Los Angeles Times The group, Working Californians, is […]

Union Watch Highlights

Here are links to the top stories available online over the past week reporting on union activity including legislation, financial impact, reform activism, etc., from California and across the USA. Dan Walters: California farm labor law still a hot issue By Dan Walters, January 8, 2013, Sacramento Bee Jerry Brown’s major achievement in his first […]

Union Watch Highlights

Here are links to the top stories available online over the past week reporting on union activity including legislation, financial impact, reform activism, etc., from California and across the USA. A Tough Year For Unions, With Few Bright Spots Ahead By NPR Staff, December 30, 2012, WGBH Radio/Boston This year was a tough one for […]

Union Watch Highlights

Here are links to the top stories available online over the past week reporting on union activity including legislation, financial impact, reform activism, etc., from California and across the USA. California Nurses Association to Strike on Christmas Eve at Nine San Francisco Bay Area Hospitals By Megan Perasso, December 18, 2012, Imperfect Parent The California […]

Union Watch Highlights

Here are links to the top stories available online over the past week reporting on union activity including legislation, financial impact, reform activism, etc., from California and across the USA. Michigan Labor Fight Cleaves a Union Bulwark By Monica Davey, December 10, 2012, New York Times With Democratic furor escalating and party leaders warning that […]

Union Watch Highlights

Motown’s Mental Breakdown: As unions and the city council resist reform, bankruptcy looms for Detroit Editorial, December 3, 2012, Wall Street Journal The political gospel according to Democrats is that the auto bailout saved Detroit. If only it were so. Alas, costly labor agreements have driven Motown like GM and Chrysler to disrepair. Perhaps the […]

Union Watch Highlights

Here are links to the top stories available online over the past week reporting on union activity including legislation, financial impact, reform activism, etc., from California and across the USA. Jeb Bush hammers teachers unions at education summit By Ben Wolfgang, November 27, 2012, Washington Times In the fight to reform American schools, former Florida […]