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Budget Deal Leaves Pension Rescue in Limbo
Features, Law and Politics, National

Budget Deal Leaves Pension Rescue in Limbo

WASHINGTON—The wee-hours budget deal enacted Feb. 9 to avert another shutdown of the federal government doesn’t include legislation to aid the nation’s endangered multiemployer pension plans. Instead, it will set up a joint House-Senate select committee with instructions to come up with a bill to address the issue by the end of November.

The Latest Buzz on the Spectrum Strike; and Preparing for Janus!
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The Latest Buzz on the Spectrum Strike; and Preparing for Janus!

On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz, we talk to labor attorney Stu Salles about the pending Janus v. AFSCME case and what the ramifications are for organized labor. We also have two conversations with striking Spectrum workers Chris Fasulo and Troy Walcott who talk about being on strike for nearly a year. The…

This Week’s Buzz: Eric Dean; Spectrum; Construction Safety and Apprentice Training
Blue Collar Buzz, Features, Health and Safety, Multimedia, Municipal Government, National

This Week’s Buzz: Eric Dean; Spectrum; Construction Safety and Apprentice Training

On this full episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz, we speak to Eric Dean, general president, International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers Union; Melissa Shetler, board member and co-founder of the Pathways to Apprenticeship program, as well as Shi Greene and Alex Fuentes, two products of the P2K program. We also…

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