Posts Tagged ‘Service Employees International Union’

Contract on Private Contracts


Wednesday July 12th, 2017   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 10:26am PDT   •   0 Comments

California Assembly Bill 1250, authored by Los Angeles Democrat Reginald Jones-Sawyer, would restrict counties from contracting out for key services. The bill is sponsored by two of the most powerful government employee unions, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). As the San Jose…
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Monday April 17th, 2017   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:39am PDT   •   0 Comments

California government employees represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) will soon be getting “bonus checks” of $2,500. It remains unclear what this “bonus” is for, but it is not tied to any performance measure such as greater efficiency or accountability. The office of California’s state controller, which sends out the checks, had…
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Sweet Deals for Government Unions Boost Costs for Taxpayers


Friday June 24th, 2016   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 11:10am PDT   •   0 Comments

Back in 2013, some 8,000 members of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) rallied at the California state capitol in Sacramento chanting, “We’re letting them know this is our house!” In 2012, the government employee unions had helped elect big-government, tax-hiking politicians such as Jerry Brown, and they were now clamoring for more money…
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California Capitol Not Taxpayers’ House


Friday September 18th, 2015   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 4:27am PDT   •   2 Comments

As we noted in 2013, California’s government employee unions are so confident of their power that they demonstrate in front of the capitol chanting “This is our house!” They were right then and are still right now, as a Sacramento Bee editorial explains. Senate Bill 376 by Ricardo Lara is “a sop to the…
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Obamacare Waivers Climb to Over 1,000


Sunday March 6th, 2011   •   Posted by David Theroux at 11:16pm PDT   •   2 Comments

In The Hill, Jason Millman reports that the the number of organizational waivers issued by the Obama administration from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) has now reached 1,040. What the article does not discuss is that those receiving such waivers overwhelmingly include major government-employee unions such as the Service Employees International…
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