Pa. Senate Approves Restrictions On Public Union Paycheck DeductionsThe state Senate has sent the House controversial legislation that backers say is intended to prevent unions representing government workers from collecting money for political purposes through payroll deductions.
Dom Giordano Talks To Matt Brouillette From The Commonwealth FoundationBrouillette, who also serves as Chairman for the Board of Trustees for the Fairness Center, said that they want the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to stop automatically deducting public employee union member's dues from their paychecks.
Union Response Coming Up In NJ Pension Case Public worker unions are preparing their response to claims from Gov. Chris Christie's administration that a judge "fabricated" a right to pension contributions at a certain level.
Christie Says State Can't Afford Higher Pension ContributionGov. Chris Christie says the state would have to raise taxes to afford paying a court-mandated amount into the pension system for public sector employees.
Zeoli Show Log 2.27.15Rich broadcasts from the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington DC and talks with former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, Amber Smith from Concerned Veterans for America, Arthur Brooks from the American Enterprise Institute, Carolyn Bolton from American Majority, and Grover Norquist from Americans for Tax Reform.
Pres. Obama Creates 2nd Panel To Try And Resolve Local Rail DisputePresident Barack Obama is establishing a second emergency board to try to resolve a contract dispute in the Philadelphia area between the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority and the union representing train engineers.
Union Blocks Traffic To Protest Casino Givebacks Casino workers plan to block traffic on an Atlantic City, New Jersey highway Wednesday night to protest demands for contract givebacks being made to keep the Trump Taj Mahal open.
Carpenters Locked Out Of Pa. Convention Center Since May Seek End To DisputeOn Wednesday, picketers were walking and making noise at the Convention Center's Broad and Cherry streets entrance.
More Charges Filed Against Ironworkers Local 401Two additional counts of "extortion which interferes with interstate commerce" have been filed against members of Local 401, and additional criminal conduct charges have been filed in conjunction with 14 earlier charges.
Unions, Chris Christie Clashing Again Over PensionsGov. Chris Christie has not yet said how he plans to cut the costs of pensions for public workers.
Paycheck Deduction Bills Advance In Pa. LegislatureControversial legislation that would limit union deductions from the paychecks of public employees is in position for a possible vote as lawmakers wrap up work before summer recess.
Governor Corbett Requests Presidential Emergency Board In SEPTA Rail StrikePennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is asking President Barack Obama to intervene in the SEPTA transit strike.