Tag: Labor Issues

MYTH BUSTER: Project Labor Agreements Actually Save Money!

“PLAs’ cost savings are both direct and indirect and can be substantial” By: Fred B. Kotler, J.D. Associate Director Construction Industry Program School of Industrial and Labor Relations Cornell University ● PLAs are a valuable construction management tool for project…

Raise the Pay for our Most Important Workers!

Let’s pay preschool educators a worthy wage ..AFT Follow May 1 · By Tammy Duckworth I know firsthand the difference a teacher can make in a student’s life. When I was a child, my dad lost his job — and all too quickly,…

Want Financial Security? Get a Union Study says…..

Unions Not Companies Deliver Real, Sustainable Financial Security   Families Need More Financial Help, Unions Can Deliver   GETTY –FORBES – Nov 4, 2019 — Christian Weller Senior Contributor — A lot of American working-class families struggle financially. A range of organizations thus encourage…

More Jobs! Higher Wages! Real Facts!

NY Fed: Minimum wage hikes didn’t kill jobs Study found that higher pay boosted job numbers for low income workers –Crain’s NY Business:  GREG DAVID — Columnist — September 25, 2019 11:25 AM Bloomberg HIGHLIGHTS • Study zeroed in on NY border • Wages increased…

SIGNED LEGAL CONTRACT? What Contract.

NLRB makes it easier for employers to change labor contracts without union permission –by Sean Higgins  | September 10, 2019 — Washington Examiner — The National Labor Relations Board, the main federal labor law enforcement agency, issued a ruling Tuesday that will…

WOW! 1/2 $$$ Trillion Less Pay For Women

Women lose $513 billion a year in wages due to gender pay gap and math is worse for some —Charisse Jones, –USA TODAY– Oct. 23, 2018 |  (Photo: Getty Images) Women experience $513 billion in lost wages a year because of the…

SHOCKER! 401Ks Cost More!

WHY DEFINED BENEFIT PENSIONS COST LESS October 15, 2018  –POSTED BY–TYLER BOND– Today we’re examining why defined benefit pensions cost less than 401(k)-style defined contribution plans. Defined benefit pensions cost less than 401(k)s because they are more efficient. Pensions are group…