Skip to comments.Daniels rescinds collective bargaining for state employees
Posted on 01/11/2005 9:33:52 PM PST by sam_whiskey
Gov. Mitch Daniels rescinded executive orders Tuesday that established collective bargaining and allowed union settlements for about 25,000 state workers, saying they were cumbersome and would hinder his plans to reorganize state government.
The collective bargaining powers, established by Democratic Gov. Evan Bayh in 1989 and extended by Democratic governors who followed him, gave union employees power to negotiate pay and benefits and work rules, among other things.
Those powers are not included in state law, and depend on each new governor extending them through executive order.
Daniels, the first Republican governor in 16 years, said he did not do that in part because it would not allow him to make the changes he wanted in restructuring government.
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Are stiff backbones contagious? This happened in Missouri, too: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1318552/posts
AWESOME!! We need more of these no nonsense types. However, I do believe that they are few and far between and they truly are a rare breed.
Are stiff backbones contagious?
Yup! Happy to say Matt Blunt is my new governor and 'one term' Bob Holden is gone. Blunt is still very young, 35 or 36, so he will be around for a long time. They're expecting their first child, a baby boy, in March.
Washington State here, .... My Governor was stolen by the commies
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