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Forbes value Canucks at $800 million in latest NHL list

Thank goodness for TV money.

According to Forbes’ newest numbers, NHL teams are worth 18.4 per cent more this season than last. It’s all down to the big Rogers TV deal, signed just about a year ago and launched last month, they say. 185 more words

The White Towel

Republicans Just Don’t Get It

Financial FAQs

There is a reason why it has taken so long to emerge from the Great Recession. And the Republican leaders of the House and Senate with their new majorities exemplify why we have barely emerged from it. 463 more words

Weekly Financial News

Goodell And Smith Meet On NFL Personal Conduct Policy

NEW YORK (AP) – NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ union chief DeMaurice Smith are meeting Tuesday to discuss the league’s personal conduct policy.

The NFL Players Association has been unhappy with what it calls “lack of transparency” in the NFL’s policy. 170 more words


NLRB General Counsel on Joint Employment: 'The More (Employers) The Merrier'

Wow, this joint employment issue keeps rearing its ugly head, doesn’t it? Last week we looked at joint employment between a franchisor and a franchisee–McDonald’s to be exact. 1,085 more words

National Labor Relations Board

Dear Alma: can any scrap of paper be a union card?

Dear Alma,

The Admin’s FAQ on unions tries to suggest the Campus Faculty Association will somehow trick faculty into unionizing. It just about claims that CFA could pick up one of my credit card receipts off the floor, slap the CFA logo on it, and use it to get a union!

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Votes of No Confidence in Minnesota

At this past June’s annual meeting, a chapter leader suggested that AAUP ought to start tracking votes of no confidence—even if not as formally as it tracks its own investigations and censures of institutions for violations of the AAUP’s core principles of academic freedom, shared governance, and tenure/economic security. 605 more words


Public servants get new offer for sick-leave reform

The Conservative government has tabled a new contract offer that would give Canada’s public servants six paid sick days a year and let them claim some of the unused days they previously accumulated, before it eliminates the $5.2 billion sick-leave bank altogether in 2017. 996 more words