Public sector

GOP lawmakers wanted to force public-sector unions to hold recertification elections every two years.
In her withering dissent in Janus v. AFSCME, the justice said her colleagues ignored precedent and "weaponized" the First Amendment.
The Janus v. AFSCME decision means the entire U.S. public sector will now be "right to work," and the political ramifications will be felt for years to come.
Conservative justices appeared sympathetic to the challenge brought by anti-union groups.
The bad news is that dragons aren't real and you can't be a dragon trainer. The good news is that the Dutch police are teaching
How has your previous employment experience aided your tenure at MusterPoint? I learnt that nothing is easy but that if you're
We do not want to suggest that there are no reasons for the public to be angry or unhappy about the way our countries are
The use of open data across industries and types of organizations is broad and varied. From an entrepreneur in Ghana providing
The so-called "Panama Papers" scandal reminds us that concealing wealth and avoiding tax payments is neither uncommon nor -- in many cases -- illegal. But the embarrassing leak exposes something else.
Sometime during the next few months, the US Supreme Court will issue a decision that could profoundly weaken public employee unions across the country.
Unions can sign legal contracts with states and school districts that require all public employees to be union members or they can simply negotiate wage and benefit contracts that only apply to union members. But to establish the worth of working people we may need something as bold as a general strike.
As a former finance minister myself, I know that the logic of better policies often clashes with entrenched attitudes, vested interests and real or perceived security concerns. It takes tough decision-making and persistence to succeed.
As these examples illustrate, if our laws and policies continue to focus on one or the other sector, the government will continue to use the private sector to run around the limitations imposed on the public sector's activities and powers.
If nothing is done to address this disturbing development, just as Black men's unemployment finally dips into the single digits, Black women may very well eventually pierce the double digit unemployment mark themselves.
What if we were committed to being unreasonable? What if we stopped blaming the system, or the politicians or the media or our workloads for whatever we consider negative in our current situation?
Unconscious bias, in both men and women, is powerful and pervasive. Leaders need to send a consistent message to achieve greater equality at senior levels.
A Ventura County ballot measure would replace the “defined benefit” pensions currently enjoyed by county employees and replace them with 401(k)-type plans for all future hires.
On Sunday night, the leaders of America's public-sector labor unions will sleep fitfully, if they manage to sleep at all.
Many state-supported home care workers in Illinois are represented by the union SEIU Healthcare Illinois-Indiana. Under the
A sophisticated, competent government would be a real asset as we face the challenges presented by globalization and the need for environmental sustainability. Too bad we don't have one.