Collective anxiety: More state bills target benefits, bargaining rights

Zigmond, Jessica
May 2011
Modern Healthcare;5/16/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 20, p32
Trade Publication
The article reports on the collective bargaining-related bills filed in several U.S. states that target the benefits and bargaining rights of state employees. Wisconsin's Republican Governor Scott Walker signed a bill that required modest healthcare and pension contributions to maintain services and prevent layoffs. A pending bill in Michigan would allow the Legislature to regulate health benefits of public employees and officers, while bills are actively moving in other states.


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