From the indispensable "You’ve Cott Mail", a digest of arts news from throughout the English-speaking world, comes this sample of conventional wisdom about the source of arts’ groups funding troubles: a posting at ArtsMarketOn arguing that orchestra and theater bankruptcies prove that artists are ju
For the next installment of our conversation series Ask Me Why we have two voices on opposite sides of the debate about unions.First is Antonieta Caicedo, 43. Caicedo grew up aspiring to work in human resources in a union environment, but became disillusioned by what she saw once she got there.
A Wisconsin judge has issued a temporary restraining order blocking the state's new and contentious collective bargaining law from taking effect.Dane County Judge Maryann Sumi issued the order Friday to temporarily block the law as Dane Country's District Attorney Ismael Ozanne, a Democrat, had requ
Wisconsin’s public workers no longer have collective bargaining rights. Lawmakers stripped them away Thursday, and the move’s causing a firestorm in pro-labor circles. But Illinois’ neighbor to the north isn’t the only one seeing an epic battle over workers rights.
House Democrats continue to stay away from the Indiana Statehouse, despite the fact their absence is now hitting their own pocketbooks.Indiana House Majority Speaker Brian Bosma hopes to get business started Tuesday. The Republican leader didn’t have any luck Monday restarting the session
Union contracts with Chicago-area Hilton hotels could pressure other hospitality chains to follow suit.
Members of the union UNITE HERE on Friday ratified four-year agreements covering 1,600 Chicago-area workers at the Drake, Palmer House Hilton, Chicago Hilton and Hilton O’Hare.