Tag: Workers’ Rights

Tag: Workers’ Rights

  • This Labor Day, Support Workers image

    This Labor Day, Support Workers

    Labor Day was first recognized as a federal holiday under President Grover Cleveland in 1894. While the roots of the holiday can be traced …

  • Public Employees Deserve Choice, So Do Public Employee Unions image

    Public Employees Deserve Choice, So Do Public Employee Unions

    On June 28, 2016 dashed were many hopes to liberate public employees from being forced to contribute to political causes with which they disagreed. The Supreme Court decided not …

  • Right-to-Work in 2016 image

    Right-to-Work in 2016

    Even before the third month of the year is finished, there have already been major victories for advocates of increased worker freedom. For the first time, a majority of U.S.

  • KY Judge Rules Against 10th Amendment and Local Right Work image

    KY Judge Rules Against 10th Amendment and Local Right Work

    If local governments have been granted the power to pass local right-to-work by their respective states, the federal government has no say how those powers are delegated.

  • West Virginia Moves towards Becoming the 26th Right-to-Work State image

    West Virginia Moves towards Becoming the 26th Right-to-Work State

    Last week, the West Virginia Senate voted to expand worker freedom and boost the state’s potential for economic growth. This was accomplished by voting to adopt 17-16 a right-to-work …

  • Video: Friedrichs Supporters Stand for Free Speech image

    Video: Friedrichs Supporters Stand for Free Speech

    On Monday morning, ALEC staff gathered with teachers, parents, legislators and grassroots leaders on the steps of the Supreme Court to support Rebecca Friedrichs, a California teacher who is fighting …

  • The Transparency and Accountability for Public Employee Bargaining Act image

    The Transparency and Accountability for Public Employee Bargaining Act

    Summary This Act requires that once a public employer and employee have reached a collective bargaining agreement, the public employer shall post the agreement online for 14 days and …

  • Public Prerogatives Act image

    Public Prerogatives Act

    Public Prerogatives Act Summary Union contracts often constrain public agencies from obtaining or producing public services for the lowest cost. In the competitive private sector, the cost of contract …