Council Democrats Support Exempting Union Contracts from Financial Disclosure Law

An ordinance supported by the majority of Louisville Metro Council Democrats would exempt the cost of contracts between public workers and Metro Government from being subject to mandatory reports. Seven years ago, the council passed legislation requiring the submission of a financial impact statement with any ordinance or resolution that spends taxpayer dollars. The original […]

Johnson to Amend ‘War on Workers’ Resolution

Louisville Metro Councilman Dan Johnson is working with his colleagues to change a resolution supporting the rights of all union employees. The south Louisville lawmaker originally drafted the non-binding measure. It calls for an end to the “war on workers” across the country. The resolution was a response to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, who proposed […]

Public Workers’ Rally To Be Held Downtown

The “Block Party” is part of a national day of solidarity for public workers and coincides with the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior’s assassination. He was gunned down in 1968 in Memphis, where he had gone to support striking sanitation workers.