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Bill proposes negotiation rights for state workers

ANNAPOLIS — A state Senate panel will hear testimony on a bill to expand collective bargaining rights to certain state employees Sen. Catherine Pugh’s bill, which would extend salary negotiation options to workers in the Office of the Comptroller, the ...

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C. Fraser Smith: State of the unions (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — They were in full campaign mode outside the State House Tuesday, arguing that the end is near — the end of a world built brick by brick by unions. The heart of that world, they say, is collective ...

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O’Malley, McDonnell discuss collective bargaining

ANNAPOLIS  — Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley staked out different positions Tuesday regarding the battle over collective bargaining rights for Wisconsin government employees. Appearing on WTOP Radio, McDonnell expressed support for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s push ...

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Collective bargaining bill for Md. health care providers gets hearing

ANNAPOLIS  — A measure backed by Gov. Martin O’Malley to allow independent home health care providers to engage in collective bargaining activities with state agencies is coming before a House committee. The House Appropriations Committee is holding a hearing on ...

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