The union representing civilian police officers at the Washington Navy Yard says the base was undermanned because of budget cuts related to the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission.
Red Emma\’s is a bookstore, coffeehouse and cafe in Baltimore
collectively owned by 14 workers and operates on workplace democracy — the idea that
workers can be their own bosses.
Virginia lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban the forced use of unions in the state, which some say would keep costs on public projects from soaring even higher and help a larger segment of the unemployed.