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12 April 2006

22 March 2006

03.11.06 KY: 'Right to work' will lower standards

I wanted to take a moment to discuss Gov. Ernie Fletcher's decision to back the right to work issue. First off, the name should be changed. Everyone has a right to work, but this plan is designed to hurt the working man.

10 March 2006

Kentucky: HB378

AN ACT relating to the minimum wage.

Kentucky: HB399 - J. Jenkins

AN ACT relating to collective bargaining in public education.

08 March 2006

Kentucky: 06RS HB98

HB 98 (BR 194) - M. Henley, J. Gray, W. Hall, C. Hoffman, D. Horlander, J. Jenkins, M. Marzian, K. Stein, J. Wayne, R. Wilkey, B. Yonts AN ACT relating to health care.

Right-to-work, prevailing wage expected to die in committee

Monday, March 6, 2006 Gov. Ernie Fletcher’s two main labor proposals are expected to die Tuesday during early morning meetings. House Labor and Industry Committee vice-chairwoman Joni Jenkins, D-Louisville, said the right-to-work and prevailing wage

27 February 2006

AP Wire | 02/24/2006 | Speaker: 'right to work', prevailing wage out of House budget

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Two of Gov. Ernie Fletcher's top legislative priorities - opening union shops to nonunion workers and repealing the state's prevailing wage law - likely won't be in the House budget plan, Speaker Jody Richards said Friday. Democrat and Re

23 February 2006

Kentucky: House panel approves health insurance bill aimed at Wal-Mart

FRANKFORT — Lawmakers chastised retailing giant Wal-Mart today, threatening to approve legislation that would force the world’s largest company to take better care of its more than 30,000 Kentucky employees. The proposal, which would require compan

Kentucky: Minimum wage bill's fate iffy

Covington Car Wash employee Jerry Leopold says he could rent an apartment instead of staying in a friend's basement if Kentucky lawmakers raised the minimum wage from $5.15 an hour to $6.50. "Oh, yes, I would love that," said Leopold, 50. But Leopol

Bills would undermine wages in Kentucky

Dear Editor: The current legislative session has proposed House Bill 64 and House Bill 217, which will undermine the wages in industry and weaken safety, fringe benefits and retirement funds for Kentucky workers. These conditions are called "right to w

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