General Electric is asking union workers at its Appliance Park plant in Louisville to agree to a wage freeze in exchange for job security and other benefits.
The debate over the Employee Free Choice Act reached the Louisville Forum Tuesday.
Members of the union that represents some state social workers will rallied in downtown Louisville Thursday.
Local union leaders are asking Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson to provide more details about the city’s projected $20 million budget deficit.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has signed a new oversight agreement for the Louisville downtown arena. OSHA will forgo random inspections and instead review the sight quarterly. The arena’s construction firm must in turn keep dedicated staff on site to monitor safety.
Kentucky’s unemployment rate climbed again in June to 6.3%–compared to the national average of 5.5%.