Victory: The U.S. Senate Opposes Government-Mandated Project Labor Agreements

By Ben Brubeck, The Truth About Project Labor Agreements

Vote-A-Rama, the U.S. Senate’s annual version of March Madness, gives senators a chance to offer unlimited amendments and votes to the Senate’s budget resolution. Traditionally, senators seek proxy votes on a variety of legislative priorities, and try to put their counterparts across the aisle into some difficult political positions.

ENDING TEACHER STRIKES AND CONTRACT IMPOSITION A POSITIVE STEP

By Nicole Mace, VTdigger.org

School boards have been active partners in legislative efforts to address education governance and funding this session, because they believe constructive changes are necessary to preserve a strong and sustainable public education system. The future of Vermont depends on achieving that goal. In order to meet the needs of today’s students, educators and communities, protecting the status quo is not an option.

Employee Rights Act would help workers

The Gazette

The Employee Rights Act (employeerightsact.com) is a common sense solution to provide an array of protections in the workplace. Imagine an act of Congress that empowers individuals over big business and unions that no longer earn the support of dues-paying members.