Posts Tagged ‘Bernie Sanders’

Jan
2014
10

Bill to Allow Unionization of Vermont Child Care Workers Moves Through Committee

Bill to Allow Unionization of Vermont Child Care Workers Moves Through Committee
  On the first day of the new legislative session in Vermont, the Senate Education Committee approved a proposal which would allow child care workers to unionize.  The proposal will now await a vote from the Senate appropriations committee.   The bill is similar to an effort put forth by the Senate in 2011 which [&hellip...;
May
2013
29

Bernie Sanders: If There’s a Worker Shortage Crisis, “Why Haven’t Wages Gone Up?”

Bernie Sanders: If There's a Worker Shortage Crisis,
  In a recent interview with Dylan Matthews of The Washington Post, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders (D) described attempts for comprehensive immigration reform as “a massive effort to attract cheap labor.”  The immigration supporter takes exception to amendments offered by Senator Orrin Hatch that would alter guest worker program guidelines....
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