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Collective Bargaining

Lila Shapiro

Critics Say New Hampshire's Right-To-Work Legislation Would Not Net Jobs

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.13.2012 | Business

The nationwide anti-union push is moving to New Hampshire, where the state legislature is considering right-to-work legislation once again. The pro...

John Celock

Jan Brewer Could Face Wisconsin-Style Measures

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics

Arizona could become the next Wisconsin as plans for protests, Capitol sit-ins and a potential effort to recall the governor get underway in an effort...

Jan Brewer, Arizona GOP Prepared To Spearhead Next Union Fight

Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

The fight over union rights may be headed to a new battleground in Arizona, as the state's Republican legislature and Gov. Jan Brewer (R) are gearing ...

John Celock

'It Is Wisconsin And Ohio On Steroids'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

The war over public employee collective bargaining has moved to New Hampshire, where the Tea Party-controlled legislature has taken up consideration o...

The Dos and Don'ts of Dealing With an Impasse

Xavier L. Suarez | Posted 03.18.2012 | Miami
Xavier L. Suarez

We agonized over the decision, with the administration saying it could not yield one inch and the union saying that the administration had failed to look for savings and efficiencies in all kinds of other areas.

Walker's Anti-Union Law May Have Led To Record Number Of Retirements

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.13.2012 | Politics

A record number of Wisconsin's government employees retired in 2011, the same year Governor Scott Walker (R) pushed a law that took away the collectiv...

Scott Walker Recall Effort Could Add Up

AP | By TODD RICHMOND | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- A recall election to oust Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker from office could cost at least $9 million. The estimate from the s...

Max J. Rosenthal

Scott Walker's Fundraising Hypocrisy

HuffingtonPost.com | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Wisconsin Democrats continued their push to force his recall, Gov. Scott Walker (R) came to Washington on Thursday to raise funds for...

Lawsuit Challenging Walker's Anti-Union Law Could Be Revived

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — A prosecutor asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday to reopen his lawsuit challenging Gov. Scott Walker's contentious colle...

State Ed Dept. Threatens To Withhold $2.5 Million In Federal Funds From District

Posted 09.14.2012 | Education

In a unique move, Delaware education officials have threatened to withhold $2.5 million in federal funding from a district for failing to provide its ...

Ohio Dems Look To 2012 After Union Victory

AP | JOHN SEEWER and JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Unionized teachers and retirees, local government officials, and veterans are among public workers running for office in an eff...

Kathleen Miles

PHOTOS: 17 Arrested Protesting Firing Of Undocumented Immigrants

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 08.23.2012 | Los Angeles

Story has been updated to reflect the latest arrest numbers. Pomona College dining hall workers and their supporters conducted a sit-in Friday to p...

New Hampshire Republicans Fail To Override Veto On Right To Work Bill

Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

The Republican-controlled New Hampshire House of Representatives failed to overturn the Democratic governor's veto of an anti-union bill on Wednesday....

NBA Season Salvaged: 5 Best Newspaper Columnist Reactions

Danny Groner | Posted 01.27.2012 | Sports
Danny Groner

After a 149-day lockout, the NBA announced this weekend that owners and players had finally reached a tentative deal on a collective bargaining agreement that will save the season. Well, 66 games of it.

The Triumph of Collective Bargaining

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 01.26.2012 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

The NBA will be everyone's all-day-long Christmas present. There was lots of frustration along the way, but the deals were made.

A Thanksgiving Message to the Transit Workers of New York City

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 01.23.2012 | New York
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

Dear Transit Workers of NYC: As you sit down to enjoy your Thanksgiving meal, I hope you will take a moment to think about the rest of us here in NYC who depend on public transportation to get to and from work.

Little-Known Committee Pushing Corporate Change For The Military

Mother Jones | Adam Weinstein | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

With time fast running out for the so-called deficit supercommittee, the mammoth amount of government money spent on the military has become a prime t...

Scott Walker Recall Effort May Be Sabotaged

Patch.com | By Denise Lockwood | Posted 11.16.2011 | Home

Residents who signed legitimate recall petitions may never have them counted by the Government Accountability Board....

Protesters Rally At Scott Walkers Home

Patch.com | By Jim Price | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

A crowd that eventually grew to about 1,000 descended Tuesday evening on the block where Gov. Scott Walker and his family live in Wauwatosa, kicking o...

Scott Walker's New Jobs Plan: Abstinence-Only Education

Mother Jones | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

A bill launched during Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's jobs session and nearing passage in the Legislature would repeal significant portions of the stat...

Sam Stein

Joe Biden, Hilda Solis Cheer Ohio Workers, Admonish Kasich

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration has tread lightly with regards to getting involved in the collective bargaining battles being waged largely on ...

Scott Walker Recall Effort Kicks Off

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 01.15.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Jubilant opponents of Republican Gov. Scott Walker launched their effort Tuesday to try to recall him from office, starting a 60...

Group Organizing Walker Recall Gets Cyberattacked

Patch.com | By Mark Maley | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

Just hours before the official start of the drive to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker from office, the group spearheading the effort said that its w...

Dealing With Disingenuous Teachers Unions: There are No Shortcuts

Michael J. Petrilli | Posted 01.14.2012 | Education
Michael J. Petrilli

If we want to win the fight for the more immediate future, we're going to need to take on the unions directly, and take over the school boards.

A Win for Workers, and for Us All

Randi Weingarten | Posted 01.14.2012 | Education
Randi Weingarten

"As Ohio goes, so goes the nation" has taken on new meaning. The people of Ohio used their citizen veto decisively to repeal legislation that would have stripped police officers, teachers, firefighters and other public workers of their right to bargain collectively.