#1: Why Janus and Other Anti-Union Challenges Matter Most everyone knows by now that the Supreme Court has agreed to hear Janus v. AFSCME, a case challenging the constitutionality of “fair share” or “agency fee”. With the appointment of Neil Gorsuch, virtually all SCOTUS observers anticipate a ruling declaring these fees unconstitutional as violating the […]
The Harvard Trade Union Program is an intensive six (6) week program designed for trade union leaders. The dates for the 107th session are fromJanuary 8th – February 16th, 2018. It is comparable to the advanced education that Harvard University offers to executive level individuals in Business and Government. It teaches the essential skills necessary to effectively […]
The retirement of Tom Greene (MI), Vice President of Program, and Mary Freel, (NE) Region 6 Director, adds two more NSO Executive Committee positions to be elected at the 2017 NSO Representative Assembly in Atlanta on June 9-10. Candidates elected to the positions will be finishing out the two-year terms of Greene and Freel.
Dr. Elaine Bernard is no stranger to the National Staff Organization or the Representative Assembly.
The 2017 NSO RA will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta, GA from June 9-10, 2017. Early registration will be on Thursday, June 8, 2017, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. with regular registration beginning at 7 a.m. on Friday, June 9, 2017, prior to the start of the RA.
After several years of joint national and regional meetings, Coordinated Bargaining Councils (CBC) will be meeting regionally this fall. In the future, the plan is to a host regional and national meetings every other year. In 2018, there will be a national CBC for all regions.
After four months of testimony in a California Associate Staff Association (CAS) arbitration over dismissal of an employee, the arbitrator upheld management’s dismissal of a 17-year employee with prior good evaluations.