FRONTLINE has done an exhaustive investigation into the role that state governments and Wall Street have to privatize public pensions resulting in a "multi-trillion-dollar hole."
In their most recent episodes journalists Marcela Gaviria, Martin Smith, and Nick Verbitsky, "go inside the volatile fight over pensions playing out in Kentucky and examine the broader consequences for teachers, police, firefighters and other public employees everywhere."
On Wednesday evening, hundreds of hotel workers from across the Twin Cities gathered to march through the streets of downtown Minneapolis to push for strong union contracts. The hotel workers, organized with the Twin Cities Hospitality Union UNITE HERE Local 17, stressed the need for a reduced workload, improved workplace safety policy, and better pay.
HF 6, authored by Rep. Tim Mahoney, a union pipefitter, and SF 1933, authored by Sen. Bobby Joe Champion – that will give us more tools and resources to charge people with the crime of wage theft and prosecute it more aggressively.