Arizona did not adequately track as much as $432 million in unemployment payments from 2008 to 2011, the U.S. Department of Labor said Wednesday.Read More »
This letter is in response to Mark Dobbins’ (chairman of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry) commentary “Federal regulators are out of control” in the Sept. 2 issue of the Arizona Capitol Times.
The National Labor Relations Board recently released a new guideline to businesses which indicates that they are to post, conspicuously in the workplace, the rights of workers to form and join a union. This rule is long overdue in all practical purposes, and is not in the least “burdensome” or “job killing” in a realistic business world.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has announced a new mandate on private sector employers requiring them to prominently display posters that outline employees’ rights to join a union.Read More »
There is a myth going around that even if government employees are inefficient or unneeded, we should not terminate them in this economic crisis because it would dampen the economy.Read More »
Weakness in government employment and several private sectors of the economy is pushing Arizona's unemployment rate upward.Read More »
Three unions are challenging changes Arizona has made to the amount many state and local government workers and their employers contribute to the main state retirement system.Read More »
For the second consecutive month, Arizona’s unemployment rate has dropped, according to figures released today by the Office of Employment and Population StatisticsRead More »
The Senate polled its members last week to find out if there’s support for holding a special session to extend unemployment benefits following discussions between legislative leaders and Gov. Jan Brewer, who is pushing for it.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer wants legislators to act in special session to prevent a cutoff of 20 weeks of extended unemployment benefits that are now at risk because Arizona's unemployment rate has dropped.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a bill to change Arizona's four public employee retirement systems.Read More »