Tag: collective bargaining

Santa Monica from the air (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

$15 Minimum Wage Coming to Santa Monica

The City of Santa Monica’s City Council voted on Tuesday night to approve a minimum wage ordinance that, if approved when it is presented for a second time in two weeks, would raise minimum wage for most businesses to $15 an hour by the year 2020.

Lorena Gonzalez (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Left Wants ‘Gig Economy’ to Play by Union Rules

California State Assembly member Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), a former political consultant and labor lawyer, wants the authority to push “gig workers” into collective bargaining and unionization.

Domenico Tiepolo (1773)

Gov Jerry Brown’s Healthy Work Law is Union Trojan Horse

Governor and stealth Presidential candidate Jerry Brown last September passed the “Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act,” It declares employees in companies of all sizes must receive at least three paid sick days, which appears to be a huge expansion of the welfare state. But the law’s exemption for unions is aimed at forcing small businesses into healthy union workplaces.