In the course of researching collective bargaining agreements, Policy Assistant Bronwyn Clarke discovered that Snohomish School District had agreed with …
It was reported Monday that teachers in South Kitsap have authorized a strike if their demands are not met by the start of school on September 1st. Teachers in the Seattle school district have also rejected their contract offer and may authorize a strike the day before school starts.
Representatives from organized labor and leftist groups like MoveOn.org and the Green Party, who had been bused in for the occasion, confronted initiative backers on the sidewalk outside the Sequim Transit Center.
In both Washington state and nationwide, campaigns are under way at the state and local level to pass regulations requiring employers to provide paid sick leave benefits to employees. The stated goal of these mandates is to improve public health by reducing workplace illness.
Following a recent Freedom Foundation protest against the ongoing secret meetings between Gov. Jay Inslee’s negotiators and representatives of the state employees’ unions, the Seattle Times editorial board joined a growing chorus of newspapers and political observers calling for more transparency in the collective bargaining process.
This report evaluates 10 of the most important and widely cited studies from both supporters and opponents of mandatory paid …
The drama surrounding the implementation (or lack thereof) of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Harris v. Quinn decision in Washington continues to unfold.