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Big Tech or Big Labor? 2020 Democrats Line up With Unions

SACRAMENTO — Thousands of miles from the union halls of Pennsylvania and Michigan, organized labor is flexing its muscles in a pitched battle with Big Tech. And the Democratic Party's 2020 class isn't being shy about picking sides. In a rare injection of...

Fresno Airport Labor Deal Signals Major Shift in Policy

Fresno, which once banned Project Labor Agreements on public works projects, will now engage in them. “Elections have consequences,” Fresno City Councilman Miguel Arias succinctly noted. And, thus a historic shift may have occurred when it comes to labor po...

Jerry Brown’s Last Stand on Pension Reform

Six years ago, as California strained to emerge from the Great Recession, Gov. Jerry Brown worked a minor political miracle — a rebalancing of the massive state pension systems for public employees. by J...