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AFL-CIO Endorses Governor Patrick

The State AFL-CIO yesterday endorsed Governor Patrick, despite a series of public squabbles between the Governor and organized labor. The Governor has had disagreements with labor over police details, Quinn bill funding, and very notably the casino bill, which recently … Continue reading

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The Problem with Arbitrators

The award of a 19% pay raise through an arbitrators ruling for Boston firefighters has caused some real political tumult, with firefighters praising the decision and Mayor Menino and managers throughout the Commonwealth just shaking their heads in disbelief. The … Continue reading

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President Signs Pro Labor Executive Orders

President Barack Obama has signed a series of executive orders designed to “level the political playing field” for unions. From MSNBC: In another move favorable to organized labor, the president signed three executive orders that union officials say will undo … Continue reading

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