Saturday Morning Live – Saturday Morning Live for June 7, 2014
Host Kris Halterman discusses the little known “local-only” teacher’s union alternative, NWPE with the Freedom Foundations Jami Lund. The Waterville School District teachers have opted for this alternative and are very happy with the outcome.
Watchdog.org – Here Are 4 New Problems With Seattle’s $15-Per-Hour Minimum Wage
‘It remains to be seen whether Socialist $15 Now and Councilmember Sawant will continue their efforts to put an even more extreme Charter Amendment on the ballot this November, which would supersede the city’s ordinance,’ Max Nelson, a labor analyst for the Olympia-based Freedom Foundation
The David Boze Show – The Freedom Foundation’s Maxford Nelsen With His Report on Union Campaign Contributions
The Freedom Foundation’s Maxford Nelsen with his report on Union Campaign contributions
The Stand – McCabe’s Freedom Foundation Plans Legal Assault on Labor
For unions, the imminent hiring of a FF legal attack dog is another escalation in the war against labor declared by the group’s new CEO Tom McCabe. Since Day 1 on his new job, McCabe has vowed to “strike a blow against big union bosses” and if his previous stint running the Building Industry Association of Washington (BIAW) is any indication, this war will be an expensive and divisive one for unions in Washington state, and for the Freedom Foundation itself.
Voice of the Valley – Freedom Foundation Urges Candidates to Reject Union Money
Like all states that don’t have right-to-work laws on their books, Washington has hundreds of workplaces – including government at every level – where workers are compelled to join and fund a union whether they choose to do so or not.
The Stand – Cantor’s Loss Good News, but Press Will Make Sure It’s Not
The Tea Party is a media construct being financed by a handful of super-rich right-wing billionaires — who also finance think tanks like Washington state’s own Freedom Foundation.