County orders union boss to work, citing new law

By Ben Botkin, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Clark County management has ordered Martin Bassick, president of the Service Employees International Union Local 1107, to report for work at a county job in a move that reflects the county’s interpretation of a new state law concerning paid leave for union representatives.

Oregon’s Highest Paid Union Bosses

By Catalina Gaitan, GoLocalPDX

In the midst of a national decline, membership in Oregon’s labor unions is on the rise. Moreover, while membership is thriving, so are the salaries of some of the state’s largest union leaders – many of whom are making six-figure salaries, or double or triple the average salary of the workers they are paid to represent.

MA’s 50 Highest Paid Union Bosses

A Golocal review of the pay of Massachusett’s top union bosses revealed that individuals that are representing and fighting for the workforce in the Bay State are earning some serious cash while doing so.