Collective Bargaining Transparency

Commonwealth Foundation

Governor Wolf’s Office of Administration is in the early stages of contract negotiations with 16 government unions. These contracts cover approximately 44,600 workers, costing taxpayers nearly $3.78 billion.

Taxpayers shouldn’t pay for collection of union dues

By State Rep. Bryan Cutler,

It is a principle of good government that electoral politics is not mixed with official government business. Yet state and local governments in Pennsylvania continue to collect political campaign funds on behalf of public-sector unions — and only public-sector unions. This is wrong and must change.


NLRB Ambush Election Rule Weakens Worker Privacy

Government should not have the power to force private-sector employers to disclose workers’ private contact information to a third party special-interest group for any cause. Unfortunately, that is exactly what the National Labor Relations Board’s new ambush election rule will do.