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  • Scott orders agencies to delay drug testing employees pending outcome of ACLU lawsuit

     
    Gov. Rick Scott has suspended his new policy of random drug testing of all state employees, citing a lawsuit filed last week by the American Civil Liberties Union that challenged the rule. Though saying he was “confident” the the federal...
  • Plea for help is a jolly old scam

     
    To judge from my inbox, London is a perilous place. In the last several years, I’ve received dozens of anguished emails from friends reporting that they’ve been mugged while on vacation in that fabled city. “All cash, cell phones and.......
  • 30% of Glendale city workers made $100,000 or more in 2010

     
    As officials continue to press for millions in concessions from the city’s employee unions, records show nearly 30% of Glendale’s municipal workforce earned $100,000 or more last year. Of Glendale’s roughly 2,400 hourly and full-time...
  • Boeing: Dismissing workers rights or practicing good business? [The Conversation]

     
    Boeing's new nonunion plant in "right-to-work" South Carolina has landed the company in a controversial federal lawsuit. The National Labor Relations Board contends that Boeing is punishing its union workers in Washington for going on strike, and that the...
  • Actors unions start formally discussing merger

     
    Committees approved by the respective boards of the Screen Actors Guild and AFTRA to come up with a plan to combine the unions met for the first time over the weekend at the National Labor College in Silver Spring, Maryland....
  • SYRIA: Pro-regime crowds clash with protesters as scale of refugee crisis emerges

     
    A day after Syrian President Bashar Assad promised reforms, gunfire continued to sound in several of the country's cities as pro-and anti-regime forces took to the streets in demonstrations, sometimes clashing. Meanwhile, international relief...
  • Immigration: Feds agree Secure Communities needs fixing

     
    The Obama administration Friday announced changes to Secure Communities, a controversial program that requires state and local law enforcement to submit the fingerprints of everyone arrested to the Department of Homeland Security. In recent months, the...
  • WGA, West President John Wells won't run again

     
    Writer-producer John Wells won't seek another term as president of the Writers Guild of America, West, clearing the way for a closely-watched election that could change the course of the writers union. Wells, a political moderate who steered the guild.......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Budget Deal Imminent?

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We have returned this morning from our tropical idyll on Isla de Capitol Ideas to find that an agreement on the 2011-12 state budget could be reached as soon as today. Our friends at Capitolwire......
  • AFSCME, State Reach Tentative Deal.

     
    Corbett Administration Negotiators ... ... and the state's largest public employees union have reached a tentative agreement on a new, three-year deal that takes effect on July 1. Neither the administration nor officials from Council 13 of the American...
  • Hearing on FEA pension contribution challenge set for June 30

     
    The Florida Education Association's request for a temporary injunction blocking enforcement of a new law requiring public employees to contribute 3 percent of salaries to their retirement has been set for 7:30 a.m. on June 30, the day before the bill be...
  • AFSCME, SEIU Contract Terms Disclosed.

     
    The Corbett Administration ... ... has announced the terms of its contract agreements with Council 13 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees and Local 668 of the Service Employee International Union. The deals were announced...