Donald R. McClarey

Freedom of Speech is a Wonderful Thing to the Shock of our Bishops

For these reasons, States and public-sector unions may no longer extract agency fees from nonconsenting employ­ ees. Under Illinois law, if a public-sector collective-bargaining agreement includes an agency-fee provision and the union certifies to the employer the amount of the

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Donald R. McClarey

The Bishops and the Public Employee Unions

      The desire of Government employees for fair and adequate pay, reasonable hours of work, safe and suitable working conditions, development of opportunities for advancement, facilities for fair and impartial consideration and review of grievances, and other objectives

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Thieves

As the father of an autistic son who my wife and I love more than our lives, and who we will be caring for during the rest of our lives, I have one word to describe the activities of the Service

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Void ab Initio

  As I am sure most of you know, the Wisconsin Supreme Court in a 4-3 decision vacated the order of Judge Maryann Sumi enjoining the bill passed by the Wisconsin legislature regarding public employee unions.  The court divided along

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Solidarity Forever?

  Hattip to Pauli at Est Quod Est.  Ah, but if the government union employee retains his or her job, they do undergo intensive training, as described in the video below:

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Public Employee Unions Explained

  Now, there is a good deal of evidence in favor of the opinion that many of these societies are in the hands of secret leaders, and are managed on principles ill-according with Christianity and the public well-being; and that

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Wisconsin Public Unions Defy The People’s Will

Considering that the a public school teacher in Wisconsin receives total compensation of $100,000/yr (salary + benefits), they are a selfish bunch with no respect for the general public–whom they serve. Cartoon by Bok

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The Battle of Wisconsin

Last November the people of Wisconsin went to the polls and elected Republican Scott Walker governor and gave the Republicans a majority in both chambers of the state legislature.  Scott Walker, mirabile dictu, is actually delivering on what he promised

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