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Archive: Jun 2012 (Page 2)

  • A New Direction for AFSCME?

    Posted on Jun 13, 2012 by Michael Moroney

    On the heels of the Wisconsin recall, the 1.3-million-member American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) is about to participate in another heated election—its own. At stake: the political direction of the organization during its next chapter. After 31 years, retiring President Gerald McEntee has built up a reputation as a leading liberal […]

  • NLRB Returns for Round Two in Fight for “Ambush” Elections

    Posted on by Michael Moroney

    On Monday, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) asked Judge James Boasberg of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to reconsider his decision to strike down a rule decreasing the amount of time needed for union elections, according to The Wall Street Journal. Judge Boasberg struck the rule down last month, saying […]