Business Manager’s Update

Business Manager’s  Highlights for the Month

  • WETA quarterly meeting
  • Continued negioations with WUSA/TEGNA
  • Preparation for Superbowl LIII  coverage – Site  visit to Atlanta
  • New York City Conference – Discussion on recreational marijuana and the employer’s interest in efficiency and productivity
  • Government shutdown and how it affects  our families
  • Site visit to Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium for the Chargers vs Ravens wildcard playoff game.
  • Here are some state legislative highlights for the week.   Local 1200 represents 650 men and women from Maryland to Louisiana:
  • National
    Public Service Workers
    The National Institute on Retirement Security released a report this week called “Teacher Pensions vs. 401(k)s in Six States: Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, and Texas.” The report “finds that teacher pension plans play a critical role in retaining educators while also providing greater retirement security than 401 (k)-style retirement accounts.”

    Louisiana
    Equal Pay
    This week, Gov. Edwards indicated that he will, again, work this session to advance legislation “to eliminate pay secrecy by prohibiting employers from taking action against employees for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing their wages or another employee’s wages.”

To Learn about Trump’s fight with Federal Unions – Click here 

Women’s Conference in San Diego:  Please let Ken know if you are interested

 

 

 

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