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Bevin's 'political stunt' backfires December 19, 2018 - 12:22am

By BILL FINN

State Director, Kentucky State Building and Construction Trades Council

The 2018 Kentucky General Assembly special session adjourned this evening without passing a pension bill.

Gov. Matt Bevin called for a special session on Monday at 4 p.m. to start only 4 hours later. Apparently only a handful of the 138 legislators were aware of this call to Frankfort to resolve one of the most complex issues facing the commonwealth.

From Bloomberg Law Labor Relations News: Union Could Still Collect Dues From Members Who Quit December 18, 2018 - 11:30pm

Thanks to Bill Barry, retired director of labor studies for the Community College of Baltimore County, for sending us this. 

By BERNIE PAZANOWSKI

-- Membership card agreed to pay union dues for year

-- Enforcing agreement even though member resigned OK

A public employee union didn’t violate the First Amendment by collecting dues from members after they quit the union, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit said in an unpublished Dec. 17 opinion.

From The Louisville Courier-Journal: Pension special session called off after little more than a day December 18, 2018 - 11:08pm

By TOM LOFTUS and DARCY COSTELLO

The special legislative session called by Gov. Matt Bevin to address pension reform ended Tuesday evening, a little more than 24 hours after it started.

2019 BEAVER-LAWRENCE CLC SCHOLARSHIPS December 18, 2018 - 6:42pm

The Beaver-Lawrence Central Labor Council (CLC) is  one of nearly 500 state and local labor councils of the AFL-CIO and are the heart of the labor movement. Our officers and Executive Board are democratically elected. The Delegates and Alternates of our affiliates who serve on our Central Labor Council are dedicated to represent the interests of all working people at the state and local level.

2019 BEAVER-LAWRENCE CLC SCHOLARSHIPS December 18, 2018 - 6:42pm

The Beaver-Lawrence Central Labor Council (CLC) is  one of nearly 500 state and local labor councils of the AFL-CIO and are the heart of the labor movement. Our officers and Executive Board are democratically elected. The Delegates and Alternates of our affiliates who serve on our Central Labor Council are dedicated to represent the interests of all working people at the state and local level.

2019 BEAVER-LAWRENCE CLC SCHOLARSHIPS December 18, 2018 - 6:42pm

The Beaver-Lawrence Central Labor Council (CLC) is  one of nearly 500 state and local labor councils of the AFL-CIO and are the heart of the labor movement. Our officers and Executive Board are democratically elected. The Delegates and Alternates of our affiliates who serve on our Central Labor Council are dedicated to represent the interests of all working people at the state and local level.

2019 BEAVER-LAWRENCE CLC SCHOLARSHIPS December 18, 2018 - 6:42pm

The Beaver-Lawrence Central Labor Council (CLC) is  one of nearly 500 state and local labor councils of the AFL-CIO and are the heart of the labor movement. Our officers and Executive Board are democratically elected. The Delegates and Alternates of our affiliates who serve on our Central Labor Council are dedicated to represent the interests of all working people at the state and local level.

2019 BEAVER-LAWRENCE CLC SCHOLARSHIPS December 18, 2018 - 6:42pm

The Beaver-Lawrence Central Labor Council (CLC) is  one of nearly 500 state and local labor councils of the AFL-CIO and are the heart of the labor movement. Our officers and Executive Board are democratically elected. The Delegates and Alternates of our affiliates who serve on our Central Labor Council are dedicated to represent the interests of all working people at the state and local level.

2019 BEAVER-LAWRENCE CLC SCHOLARSHIPS December 18, 2018 - 6:42pm

The Beaver-Lawrence Central Labor Council (CLC) is  one of nearly 500 state and local labor councils of the AFL-CIO and are the heart of the labor movement. Our officers and Executive Board are democratically elected. The Delegates and Alternates of our affiliates who serve on our Central Labor Council are dedicated to represent the interests of all working people at the state and local level.

2019 BEAVER-LAWRENCE CLC SCHOLARSHIPS December 18, 2018 - 6:42pm

The Beaver-Lawrence Central Labor Council (CLC) is  one of nearly 500 state and local labor councils of the AFL-CIO and are the heart of the labor movement. Our officers and Executive Board are democratically elected. The Delegates and Alternates of our affiliates who serve on our Central Labor Council are dedicated to represent the interests of all working people at the state and local level.

2019 BEAVER-LAWRENCE CLC SCHOLARSHIPS December 18, 2018 - 6:42pm

The Beaver-Lawrence Central Labor Council (CLC) is  one of nearly 500 state and local labor councils of the AFL-CIO and are the heart of the labor movement. Our officers and Executive Board are democratically elected. The Delegates and Alternates of our affiliates who serve on our Central Labor Council are dedicated to represent the interests of all working people at the state and local level.

2019 BEAVER-LAWRENCE CLC SCHOLARSHIPS December 18, 2018 - 6:42pm

The Beaver-Lawrence Central Labor Council (CLC) is  one of nearly 500 state and local labor councils of the AFL-CIO and are the heart of the labor movement. Our officers and Executive Board are democratically elected. The Delegates and Alternates of our affiliates who serve on our Central Labor Council are dedicated to represent the interests of all working people at the state and local level.

2019 BEAVER-LAWRENCE CLC SCHOLARSHIPS December 18, 2018 - 6:42pm

The Beaver-Lawrence Central Labor Council (CLC) is  one of nearly 500 state and local labor councils of the AFL-CIO and are the heart of the labor movement. Our officers and Executive Board are democratically elected. The Delegates and Alternates of our affiliates who serve on our Central Labor Council are dedicated to represent the interests of all working people at the state and local level.

2019 BEAVER-LAWRENCE CLC SCHOLARSHIPS December 18, 2018 - 6:42pm

The Beaver-Lawrence Central Labor Council (CLC) is  one of nearly 500 state and local labor councils of the AFL-CIO and are the heart of the labor movement. Our officers and Executive Board are democratically elected. The Delegates and Alternates of our affiliates who serve on our Central Labor Council are dedicated to represent the interests of all working people at the state and local level.

2019-2020 NWPA ALF Scholarships December 18, 2018 - 6:50pm

ESSAY CONTESTS FOR 2019-2020 NWPA AREA LABOR FEDERATION SCHOLARSHIPS

The NWPA ALF offers three (3) different scholarships. The purpose of our Scholarships is to offer an opportunity for a member and/or their dependents of affiliated local unions of the NWPA ALF to earn a scholarship by winning the essay contest. Our questions are designed to make the applicants learn more about the labor movement and plan for their place in society after graduation from college.

2019-2020 NWPA ALF Scholarships December 18, 2018 - 6:50pm

ESSAY CONTESTS FOR 2019-2020 NWPA AREA LABOR FEDERATION SCHOLARSHIPS

The NWPA ALF offers three (3) different scholarships. The purpose of our Scholarships is to offer an opportunity for a member and/or their dependents of affiliated local unions of the NWPA ALF to earn a scholarship by winning the essay contest. Our questions are designed to make the applicants learn more about the labor movement and plan for their place in society after graduation from college.

2019-2020 NWPA ALF Scholarships December 18, 2018 - 6:50pm

ESSAY CONTESTS FOR 2019-2020 NWPA AREA LABOR FEDERATION SCHOLARSHIPS

The NWPA ALF offers three (3) different scholarships. The purpose of our Scholarships is to offer an opportunity for a member and/or their dependents of affiliated local unions of the NWPA ALF to earn a scholarship by winning the essay contest. Our questions are designed to make the applicants learn more about the labor movement and plan for their place in society after graduation from college.

2019-2020 NWPA ALF Scholarships December 18, 2018 - 6:50pm

ESSAY CONTESTS FOR 2019-2020 NWPA AREA LABOR FEDERATION SCHOLARSHIPS

The NWPA ALF offers three (3) different scholarships. The purpose of our Scholarships is to offer an opportunity for a member and/or their dependents of affiliated local unions of the NWPA ALF to earn a scholarship by winning the essay contest. Our questions are designed to make the applicants learn more about the labor movement and plan for their place in society after graduation from college.

2019-2020 NWPA ALF Scholarships December 18, 2018 - 6:50pm

ESSAY CONTESTS FOR 2019-2020 NWPA AREA LABOR FEDERATION SCHOLARSHIPS

The NWPA ALF offers three (3) different scholarships. The purpose of our Scholarships is to offer an opportunity for a member and/or their dependents of affiliated local unions of the NWPA ALF to earn a scholarship by winning the essay contest. Our questions are designed to make the applicants learn more about the labor movement and plan for their place in society after graduation from college.

2019-2020 NWPA ALF Scholarships December 18, 2018 - 6:50pm

ESSAY CONTESTS FOR 2019-2020 NWPA AREA LABOR FEDERATION SCHOLARSHIPS

The NWPA ALF offers three (3) different scholarships. The purpose of our Scholarships is to offer an opportunity for a member and/or their dependents of affiliated local unions of the NWPA ALF to earn a scholarship by winning the essay contest. Our questions are designed to make the applicants learn more about the labor movement and plan for their place in society after graduation from college.