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Column: Waiting on Acuña The Right Move for Braves

Ronald Acuña, the Atlanta Braves outfield prospect who is the top-ranked prospect in all of baseball according to Baseball America, has been the talk of Braves spring training since the beginning of camp, tearing up the Grapefruit League and showing why there’s so much hype around him. 620 more words

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Collective bargaining must be centrepiece of response to in-work poverty

Responding to SJI figures, Unite also highlights need to tackle precariousness, achieve Living Wage

March 20th: Responding to figures published by Social Justice Ireland showing that the number of working poor in Ireland has continued to rise despite the economic recovery, Unite Regional Secretary Jackie Pollock said today that proper collective bargaining provision must form the centrepiece of a policy response to in-work poverty, which should also include measures to tackle precariousness and achieve the Living Wage. 348 more words

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Betsy DeVos' USDOE Issues a Top-Down, Forged, "Collective Bargaining" Edict for USDOE Employees

On March 12, 2018, Betsy DeVos’ US Department of Education (USDOE) issued a “collective bargaining agreement” that affects the USDOE’s 4,000 employees– without actually negotiating the contract with the union that represents those employees, the American Federation of Government Employees Council 252 . 1,227 more words

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I might’ve entitled this post, “Thank God For Unions”, because I’d been drawn to the teachers’ strike playing out in West Virginia and hearing of a pending teachers’ strike in Oklahoma. 339 more words

Extern: Unite calls on Minister Zappone to treat all care workers equally

Union slams Minister’s ‘double standards’ on union recognition

Minister again asked to meet with Extern workers

March 12th: Unite, which represents staff working for social care provider Extern, today slammed what it termed Minister Katherine Zappone’s ‘double standards’ regarding union recognition. 271 more words

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Untapped Revenue or Cheap Labor? Graduate Students and the Future of UIUC

The strike by graduate employees at UIUC is now in its second week. There is no end in sight; according to the union, the administration offered nothing new at the week’s only bargaining session on Sunday afternoon. 533 more words


This multilayered examination of the struggle of the blue-collar working class holds a mirror to the political landscape in contemporary Portugal, and runs the gamut from cinema vérité to neorealist musical. 109 more words

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