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Where's the Outrage, Mr. President?

Harlan Green | Posted 06.04.2016 | Business
Harlan Green

Where's your outrage, Mr. President, when the New York Times just reported that at least 250 Disney World employees have been discharged, with many forced to train their own foreign replacements that have temporary H-IB work visas?

Higher Minimum Wage Strengthens Labor Unions

Harlan Green | Posted 05.21.2016 | Business
Harlan Green

Unions may have been weakened by Republican efforts to eliminate labor's collective bargaining rights (which in turn weakens their support of Democratic Party policies), but that may be changing as unions have found a new cause: working to raise minimum wages.

Governor Scott Walker vs. Unions

Harlan Green | Posted 05.22.2015 | Business
Harlan Green

It is hard to believe, but most of prospective presidential candidate Walker's antipathy seems to be towards teachers unions and higher education, in particular. He has even proposed to cut the University of Wisconsin budget.

Study Finds Pro-Charter School Arguments Are More Convincing

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.27.2015 | Politics

Groups against the expansion of charter schools may need to find new talking points. A study from Michigan State University professors Sarah Reckh...

This Could Turn Every State Into A Right-To-Work State

| Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

A California lawsuit filed this spring against teachers unions could have widespread national implications for labor laws. Ten non-union teachers and ...

Governor: 'Right-To-Work' Legislation Now 'On The Agenda'

Posted 12.05.2012 | Detroit

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has stated "right-to-work" legislation is now "on the agenda," a surprising change of course for a politician who has in...