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  • WIN Labor Report: April 17, 2014 April 16, 2014
    NTEU To Congress : Don’t Waste Millions Of Dollars On Another Private Tax Collector Scheme Hand In Hand – Domestic Worker Employers Take The High Road In A New Campaign Detroit Police And Fire Pensions Deal Keeps Monthly Pension Checks Intact – But Cuts Still Felt
  • NTEU To Congress : Don’t Waste Millions Of Dollars On Another Private Tax Collector Scheme April 16, 2014
    By Doug Cunningham The National Treasury Employees Union is urging Congress not to require the Treasury Department to contract with private collection agencies to collect taxes. The union says the House and the Senate are considering proposals to do just that. NTEU says in 2009 Treasury decided to stop using private tax collectors because the […]
  • Hand In Hand – Domestic Worker Employers Take The High Road In A New Campaign April 16, 2014
    By Doug Cunningham Hand In Hand, an national network of employers of domestic workers that grew out of the campaign to pass  Domestic Workers Bill of Rights in New York state. It’s working now on a campaign called “My Home Is Someone’s Workplace”. Hand In Hand’s Danielle Feris says it’s an effort to encourage employers […]
  • Detroit Police And Fire Pensions Deal Keeps Monthly Pension Checks Intact – But Cuts Still Felt April 16, 2014
    By Doug Cunningham As workers, retirees and their unions fight to save Detroit employee pensions, the city of Detroit has reached a deal with the Retired Detroit Police and Fire Fighters Association to keep monthly pension checks intact.  But it cuts the cost of living adjustment by more than half. Police and fire retirees in […]
  • WIN Labor Report: April 16, 2014 April 15, 2014
    D.C. Nurses Association Says Howard University Hospital Is Violating Federal Law With Layoff Plan SEIU Wins $57 Million Back Pay Settlement For 22,000 Home Health Care Workers AFL-CIO’s Paywatch 2014 Launches – CEO’s Paid 331 Times More Than Average Worker Art Handlers In Chicago To Vote April 25th On Joining The Teamsters  
  • D.C. Nurses Association Says Howard University Hospital Is Violating Federal Law With Layoff Plan April 15, 2014
    By Doug Cunningham The Washington D.C. Nurses Association says Howard University Hospital is violating federal law and the collective bargaining agreement of the nurse’s union as the hospital moves to cut the working staff. Edward J. Smith is staff attorney for the nurse’s union. He says the unions wants to find alternative savings to avoid […]

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