Collective Bargaining (CIR) Shell Bill Hearing WEDNESDAY April 13

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Since the February 7 Business and Labor Committee hearing, those interested in the issue of collective bargaining and CIR (Commission on Industrial Relations) have been waiting for the contents of the shell bill introduced by Committee Chair Steve Lathrop at the beginning of the legislative session. At the end of March, details began, finally, to […]

Hearing Testimony: Collective Bargaining By NE Govt Obstructs Spending Caps (CIR)

NECapitol Balcony Reduced

Monday the Nebraska Legislature’s Business and LaborĀ  Committee convened hearings on the nine measures that propose various changes to the State’s statutes pertaining to how public employee salaries, wages, and some benefits are determined. The whole issue is being commonly referenced as “the CIR”, which is the entity that has the authority to settle disputes […]

In the News: October 29-November 4, 2009

UPDATED September 27, 2011: Note that some sites remove or move items after some time has lapsed. Where possible, we have linked to the article originally cited, if it exists elsewhere online. CAP AND TRADE: Senate Panel Approves Democratic Climate Bill By Richard Cowan, Reuters; November 5, 2009 Gore’s Dual Role: Advocate and Investor By […]