All posts tagged "SEIU"

  • Politics
    LVRJ: SEIU president resigns in Vegas, cites ‘toxic environment’

    (Yesenia Amaro, Las Vegas Review-Journal) – Two top staff members — including the president — at Clark County’s...

  • Opinion
    Doesn’t Everyone Want To Be In A Union?

    (Lori Piotrowski) – Maybe it’s just a way to drum up business. Maybe it’s a simple mistake. But I couldn’t help thinking that maybe, just maybe, there’s something more. As in getting more money to compensate for falling membership rates. Last week, I read about unions automatically deducting union dues from Medicaid...

  • Government
    County Taxpayers Keep Having To Cough Up Dough

    (Michael Chamberlain/Nevada Business Coalition) – The Clark County Commission recently agreed to force Clark County taxpayers to pay a multi-million dollar settlement to a contractor that claimed it was wrongfully denied a contract by the Commission. Non-union Fisher Sand & Gravel sued the County a couple years ago after it lost a...

  • Government
    County Stands Up To Union Bullies

    (Michael Chamberlain/Nevada Business Coalition) – Could Clark County really be playing hardball with its unions this time around? The County is striking back at the Service Employee International Union’s (SEIU) stalling, delaying and intimation tactics. The County recently filed a complaint with the state of Nevada’s Employee-Management Relations Board arguing the SEIU...