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The BC Liberals need to end the teachers dispute - the sooner the better.

I’ll say it again. In the dispute with the BCTF, the BC Liberal government is in trouble. During negotiations, the Liberals’ unceasing public pronouncements front-end loaded the ideas of an “affordability zone” and a settlement “consistent other public sector unions”. 608 more words

Politics

CFA Statement Regarding Calls to Boycott the University of Illinois

September 1, 2014

The Campus Faculty Association is not involved in the boycott movement against the University of Illinois. We feel it is a matter of individual conscience for faculty members around the world to consider, and we respect the different decisions which individuals may reach. 105 more words

Collective Bargaining

On This Labor Day

Here are two items related to Labor Day that I thought might be of interest.

The first article is from Diane Ravitch’s blog and titled “Labor Day 2014.” Here is the opening of that post: 658 more words

Working Conditions

Unions in Ohio still an election issue

It’s Labor Day: the reason for a three day weekend, the reason to day drink on a Monday and one of the last opportunities to have that barbecue you’ve been meaning to have all summer. 239 more words

Labor Day

"Workers Are At The Mercy Of Markets": The Great Recession Shifted Bargaining Power To Employers

The questions hanging over Labor Day 2014 are whether and when the United States gets a pay raise. Ever since the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the job market has been in a state of heartbreaking weakness. 766 more words

Jobs

More Self-Sponsored and Self-Serving Far-Right Scholarly Research

Richard Vedder, an emeritus economist at Ohio University, has recently released another study showing the benefits of “right to work” legislation. In a newspaper interview, he has predicted that Ohio will adopt “right to work” legislation in 2015. 1,049 more words

Corporate Influence

Mills College, a Selectively Progressive Institution

The Oakland College Has Been Very Progressive on the Rights of Transgender Students but Not on Collective-Bargaining Rights or Adjunct-Faculty Rights

In a very recent post, I commented on Mills College’s becoming the first single-gender institution to admit transgender students [ 183 more words

Contingent Faculty Appointments