Finance

Pension Funds Reducing Benefits
Features, Finance, Municipal Government, National

Pension Funds Reducing Benefits

WASHINGTON, DC – Three multiemployer pension funds have applied for permission to reduce benefits to remain solvent. Local 94 fund from Harrison Pennsylvania is projected to be insolvent in 2026. Also a Sheet Metal Workers Local from Massillon Ohio and Plasterers Local 82 Pension Plan from Portland, Oregon.

Oklahoma Teachers Propose $900M Revenue Package
Education, Features, Finance, Labor News Briefs, Law and Politics, National

Oklahoma Teachers Propose $900M Revenue Package

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.—Three Oklahoma unions have proposed an array of tax increases they say would finance the funding they are demanding to avert a statewide teachers’ strike scheduled for Apr. 2. The plan, released Mar. 23 by the Oklahoma Education Association, the Oklahoma City American Federation of Teachers, and the Oklahoma Public Employees Association, would…

Cynthia Nixon’s Anti-Worker Approach to Campaigning
Features, Finance, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York, Transportation

Cynthia Nixon’s Anti-Worker Approach to Campaigning

New York, NY – Cynthia Nixon, candidate for New York State Governor,  has taken an unusually anti-union approach to campaigning.  Nixon’s statements towards workers are hostile and antagonistic. She clearly has little knowledge about the issues and industries of New York. In addition, she consistently sounds ignorant of the role of a Governor and state…

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