1. NSEA leader vows to fight attempts to do away with CIR, collective bargaining

    NSEA leader vows to fight attempts to do away with CIR, collective bargaining
    Nebraska law prevents public unions from striking. In exchange, it requires government employers to bargain with the unions and gives the power to solve labor disputes to the Commission of Industrial Relations. The Legislature is considering LB397 ...
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    1. Areas:

      Central Nebraska, Lincoln, Northeast Nebraska, Omaha, Southeast Nebraska, Western Nebraska
    2. Industries:

      Agriculture, Education, Manufacturing
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    1. The deeper meaning of what is going on across the nation with public sector unions is that we are not really in the Great Recession, we are in the Great Fire Sale, in which every public institution is in danger if it stands in the way of the economic interests of the very wealthy.
    2. Whether that initiative will seek to eliminate the CIR or whether it goes after collective bargaining itself, we will not go down easily.
    3. The target isn't public salaries and benefits.
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