How did one particular coal-mining union—the United Mine Workers of America—manage to secure an unprecedented federal bailout? And what’s the lesson here?
Early Monday morning, congressional negotiators released text of a massive omnibus appropriations bill that would fund the government through Sept. 30. The bill is expected… Read More
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So-called “comp time” is commonplace for government workers, but not so much among low-income workers in the private sector. The reason? The government prohibits it…. Read More
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What does Robert Lighthizer, President Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. trade representative, have to do with pension and health care benefits for one group of… Read More
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Pensions are a huge part of public employees’ compensation, often providing a quarter to a third of their total compensation. A new report from the… Read More
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As Congress closes up shop for 2016, a group of four Democratic senators is determined to “use whatever means necessary” to secure a special-interest taxpayer… Read More
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It’s not every day you see a significant portion of Republican senators supporting a taxpayer bailout—especially for a private union pension plan. But today, six… Read More
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Small businesses are America’s backbone. They employ more than half of America’s workforce, and for every large business (more than 500 employees), there are 1,500… Read More
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