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‘Tens of Thousands of Students’ Expected to Join Communists and Socialists for Climate March this Weekend

My EAGnews.org exclusive:

Tens of thousands of students from more than 300 school campuses are expected to join the People’s Climate March this Sunday, September 21st in New York City. 551 more words


On working with the SEIU

As a former faculty who was a part of working w/ the SEIU, I am jotting a quick note to voice a few concerns I have wrt emails bouncing around from the admin and some adjucts at the California College of the Arts. 702 more words

Adjunct Action

The Rise of the Adjunct and the Potential for Unionization

The Chronicle of Higher Education has posted a multimedia presentation providing an overview of adjuncts in the academy.  Several Chronicle writers summarize what they have learned since they started covering the lives of adjuncts and their future in the academy.   691 more words

Daily History

Fast Food Giants Want Congressional Lackeys to Protect Them from Unionization

Over the past few years, fast food workers have made strides in their fight for a living wage, fair treatment by their corporate masters, and the right to unionize. 773 more words


Why Fast Food Strikes in US will not go away - and what McDonalds needs to do about it

Over the last 2 years the SEIU, the trade union that represents US service workers, has been running a campaign for a $15 minimum wage, holding at least seven strikes across the country. 788 more words

Four Maywood Firefighters Relieved of Duty Over Refusal to Remove American Flag Decals -- CBS Reports More Firefighters May Be Relieved Soon

The flag decals that were ordered taken down by Chief Bronaugh. Photographs courtesy Maywood Fire Department.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 || By Michael Romain

Today, four Maywood firefighters were sent home, pending disciplinary action, for failure to comply with a direct order, according to Chief Craig Bronaugh. 497 more words

Community Notebook

Reviving Labor from the bottom

Even organized labor mostly skipped this year’s Labor Day, which has never really been about the American worker.  Later in the week, however, activists made another play at reviving… 451 more words