The Rhode Island Tea Party provides a late-breaking update on several state Senate bills, posted on Monday, coming up for hearings in the Senate Labor Committee on Wednesday (h/t Lisa Blais)…
Senate Labor will entertain yet again bills to extend terms of unaffordable and unsustainable contracts, legislate an end-run around the unsettled matter of law regarding property rights of retiree benefits and consider card check that strips people of the right to cast private ballots when voting for or against union representation.
Please attend these hearings, Senate Labor Committee. Let them know what you think!
S0404: A Bill to allow perpetual contracts for firefighters.
S0423: A Bill to allow card check for public employees.
S0789: A Bill for evergreen (perpetual) police contracts with binding arbitration.
S0896: A Bill that locks down retired employee benefits as property rights.