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Be Prepared To Take Action As Budget Negotiations Come To A Head

Negotiations continue over the details of a budget compromise announced a few weeks ago. The State House approved a Liquor Privatization bill that is virtually identical to the bill vetoed by Governor Wolf in June. It is expected that this bill – House Bill 1690 – will be used to privatize liquor as part of the budget negotiations. Read More
National Labor Relations Board

NLRB Strikes Major Blow To USPS-Staples Deal – Until The Decision Is Final, All Consumers Are Encouraged: Don’t Buy Staples!

In a major blow to the Postal Service’s privatization deal with Staples, Region 5 of the National Labor Relations Board issued a complaint charging the USPS with illegally subcontracted work to the office-supply chain and ordering the agency to return the work that existed on July 31, 2014, to the American Postal Worker Union bargaining unit. Read More