Senate Republicans Vote To Decimate Labor Rights

Yesterday the Republican controlled Senate Labor Committee passed the most devastating blow to the rights of public service employees in over 40 years.  Republican Senator Jason Schultz, R-Schleswig, who managed the bill opened the hearing by claiming this devastating change is necessary because it’s a “Different world and a different Iowa.” He claimed wiping out […]

Source: Senate Republicans Vote To Decimate Labor Rights

Sourced from the full article: “The only crack in their unyielding march to crush all labor unions is an exception they made for public safety positions. Apparently, public safety employees will retain much of the current collective bargaining rights. Schultz’ lame excuse for justifying this exception is based on his claim that law enforcement and fire fighters enter dangerous places. He didn’t attempt to provide any logical reason about why the “dangerous places” environment made any difference.”