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The decision that voters in Phoenix City Council District 6 make on Tuesday, Aug. 27 will determine whether we remain a great city for the benefit of future generations or embark on the path of decline already laid out by cities like Detroit.
Union membership in Arizona has slipped to its lowest level in a quarter century.
Unable to get the plan through the Republican-controlled Legislature, a party activist is seeking a public vote on a measure that would undermine union political influence.
Arizona is an “at will” state, which means that if you do not have a written employment agreement your employer can terminate you for almost any reason. However, you cannot be terminated based on your race, sex, national origin or in retaliation for making complaints for, among other things, sexual harassment.
A House panel voted Wednesday to require those seeking unemployment benefits to prove that they were fired and did not just quit.
Imagine a woman who aspires her entire life to earn her dream job. She hopes to help others and is dedicated to her profession and community. Then it all comes crashing down, not because of her behavior, but due to co-worker sexual harassment, intimidation and supervisory neglect.
After attaining seats on a task force to streamline Phoenix operations, City Councilman Sal DiCiccio complains that the public unions committee members walked out of the meeting, halting the group’s work (“Unions walk out this week, hurting small business,” AFN, June 8).
The college class of 2012 is in for a rude welcome to the world of work.
Arizona groups that represent public employees say there's no reason for state lawmakers to be attacking collective bargaining in a state where it's voluntary and what negotiations do take place are nonbinding in a court of law.
A lengthy investigation by the Goldwater Institute into unions inside the city of Phoenix shows that not only are taxpayers paying for some union activities, but the spending of the money may be going against Arizona's constitution.