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Category Archives: unions

AAUP/AFT‐Wisconsin Joint Statement on Wisconsin Biennial Budget

The following statement was issued today, July 20, 2015: The AAUP and AFT‐Wisconsin stand together in condemning the attacks on higher education that the Wisconsin Legislature included in its biennial … Continue reading

July 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

The AFT Questionnaire for Presidential Candidates: Hillary Clintons’ Responses

The American Federation of Teachers has officially endorsed Hillary Clinton as the Democratic nominee for president in 2016. But the AFT asked each of the candidates to respond to a … Continue reading

July 13, 2015 · 2 Comments

The AFT Questionnaire for Presidential Candidates: Bernie Sanders’ Responses

The American Federation of Teachers has officially endorsed Hillary Clinton as the Democratic nominee for president in 2016. But the AFT asked each of the candidates to respond to a … Continue reading

July 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

The AFT Questionnaire for Presidential Candidates: Martin O’Malley’s Responses

The American Federation of Teachers has officially endorsed Hillary Clinton as the Democratic nominee for president in 2016. But the AFT asked each of the candidates to respond to a … Continue reading

July 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

The NLRA Turns Eighty

“Democracy cannot work unless it is honored in the factory as well as the polling booth; men cannot be truly free in body and in spirit unless their freedom extends … Continue reading

July 6, 2015 · 2 Comments

“Right to Work,” by the Numbers: Part 9: Previously Uninsured Americans Who Now Receive Health Insurance through the Federal Exchanges Established under the Affordable Care Act

  Uninsured, by State, in August 2014: Source: Gallup Well-Being Index [http://www.well-beingindex.com/].   Uninsured, by County, in August 2014: Source: Enroll America [https://www.enrollamerica.org/research-maps/maps/changes-in-uninsured-rates-by-county/]   Percentages Using Federal Exchanges: Source: Washington … Continue reading

June 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

Sometimes It Takes the Persistence of Sisyphus to Get Collective Bargaining Rights

In June 2004, the full-time faculty at Point Park University voted overwhelmingly to join the Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh, or CWA Local 38061, making it the first Guild local to … Continue reading

May 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

Another Attack on Teacher Unions and “Fair Share”

In a column last week Los Angeles Times op-ed writer Michael Hiltzik (whose work is almost always a must-read) exposed the fraud behind the latest assault on the political activity … Continue reading

May 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sometimes the Economic Equations Are Simple: Addendum 1: More Graphs on the Current vs. Historical Scale of Corporate Profits

 

May 3, 2015 · 1 Comment

New Issue of the Journal of Collective Bargaining in the Academy, Part 1

The most recent issue of the Journal of Collective Bargaining in the Academy is available at http://thekeep.eiu.edu/jc. The issue includes two op-eds and four articles. Here are excerpts from each … Continue reading

April 29, 2015 · 1 Comment
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