June 12, 2017 Unions Come into the Supreme Court Crosshairs, Again
Unions again have reason to be nervous. Having already determined that the issue in the case warrants the court’s attention, the justices will probably agree to hear it. And if Justice Gorsuch votes with the court’s more conservative members, which seems likely, millions of government workers in more than 20 states could be allowed to opt out of paying for collective bargaining, depriving unions of vast sums of money and making them less powerful and effective.
May 26 1937 May 26 2017 Today is the 80th anniversary of The Battle of the Overpass. The United Auto Workers president Walter Reuther and union members were attacked, bloodied, and injured by hired Pinkerton private security guards from Ford Motor Co. as they tried to hand out union leaflets to workers at the Ford factory in Michigan. Front page photos of the beatings appeared in all newspapers and the popularity of unions grew strongly.
May 19 2017 $14M budget deficit projected for Westchester by Astorino administration through spokesman McCormack. Each year the administration talks deficits, each year the books close with a surplus.
May 17 2017 Strong odor prompts Labor Department visit to Westchester Board of Elections CSEA 9200 contacted NYS Labor Dept PESH unit to conduct a safety inspection due to worker complaints re ill effects from fumes and odors.
April 14, 2017 2017-18 Enacted New York State Budget Summary from CSEA headquarters
Mar 17, 2017 Video: CSEA workers on the job for Winter Storms
Dec 29 2016 Story: Plow Drivers Provide Vital Service