JUNEAU, Alaska — A Juneau senator has reintroduced legislation that would let public employees opt in to a traditional pension program.
We want to thank Senator Mark Begich on his proposal to fix the gap in Social Security benefits. He has introduced the Social Security Fairness Act.
A panel of Republican-appointed judges, including one who has, according to Think Progress, previously suggested that all business, labor and Wall Street regulation is constitutionally suspect, ruled that President Obama’s 2012 recess appointments of three members to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) are invalid. Senate Republicans had been blocking confirmation votes on the three before the president's action.
Outside groups are worming their way into the hearts of our elected officials.
Alaska's most experienced lawmakers got the jump on their colleagues Monday with the first release of pre-filed bills before the 28th Alaska Legislature convenes next week.
Keep an eye out for petitions to recall Anchorage Ordinance 37!
It was passed on March 26th and is a clear attempt to silence and bind Anchorage's city workers.
We will keep you updated when the petitions are ready to sign!
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Department of Labor
One look at what's been going on in the U.S. Department of Labor will show you how the Obama administration is working hard to overturn years of Bush-era anti-labor culture
- The Nation: April 10, 2010 edition