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Karen Gray, Investigative Reporter for the Nevada Journal, talks about why CCSD lawyer said school board members should be exempt from ethics law, since trustees serve ‘the children.’
Roughly 28 percent of Michigan’s union households would leave their union if they could do so without penalty of losing their jobs, seniority or pay.
That’s the finding of a new poll by National Employee Freedom Week, a nationwide campaign that ran from June 23-29. It conducted a series of scientific surveys to ascertain just how many of the nation’s union household members would support leaving their unions if they could.
Not every terminated employee wins a $10,000 settlement, but Jeff Richmond did. The West Virginian utility worker refused to donate to his union's political action committee. So the Laborers International Union had him fired.
This week has been dubbed National Employee Freedom Week, a critical national effort to inform employees of the freedom they have regarding opting out of union membership and making the decision about whether union membership is right for them. It's also a chance for Utah teachers to exercise their right to choose the association that best serves them and their profession.
Workers at unionized companies have the right to opt out of some or all union dues. The Supreme Court ruled in Communication Workers of America vs. Beck (1988) that unions cannot force workers to fund their political activities. I could have kept that portion of these dues.
CARSON CITY — Soon, as Shakespeare’s Mark Antony says, the sounds of “Cry ‘Havoc,’ and let slip the dogs of war” will ring across the state.
It’s coming in 2014 whether you want it or not: a civil war over taxes.
Its spoils will be more than $1 billion a year, most of it out of your own wallets.
The Nevada Policy Research Institute is launching another campaign to encourage teachers to drop their union memberships.
More than 100 Clark County public schools' ratings were downgraded under Nevada's new school accountability system unveiled Friday morning.