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Gov't ready to talk, says Clement, despite $900M booked for PS sick leave savings

Treasury Board President Tony Clement claims he’s ready to talk and “fairly” negotiate the terms of a new sick leave and disability regime to replace the one the Conservative government intends to scrap to save $900 million. 842 more words

National

Some Guarded Good News from Ohio—When Any Good News Is Certainly Worth Celebrating

This post is an elaboration on a message that was sent to the members of our chapter at Wright State University, which itself was collaboratively drafted and developed from a message distributed by the chapter leadership at the University of Cincinnati. 1,003 more words

Faculty

DAVID FRENCH: John Chisholm and Wisconsin’s Shame -- ‘I Thought It Was a Home Invasion‘

National Review: THEY CAME WITH A BATTERING RAM.”

Cindy Archer, one of the lead architects of Wisconsin’s Act 10 — also called the “Wisconsin Budget Repair Bill,” it limited public-employee benefits and altered collective-bargaining rules for public-employee unions — was jolted awake by yelling, loud pounding at the door, and her dogs’ frantic barking. 112 more words

Politics

Big changes with CFL players' union

CFLPA president Scott Flory announced some significant changes to the operating structure of the union Saturday, including the removal of longtime legal counsel Ed Molstad (Postmedia) 452 more words

The Fifth Quarter

Expanding Social Security – Decreasing Inequality

Popular Economics Weekly

What, you say? We should expand, not shrink, social security benefits in the face of horrendous budget deficits of late? Elizabeth Warren put into the Senate Budget proposal for 2015 an amendment to protect social security, and even increase its benefits, when conservative pundits and pols have been chanting for years that it would drive the federal budget into bankruptcy. 707 more words

Weekly Financial News

OCAAUP Testimony on Legislation Stripping Ohio Faculty of Collective-Bargaining Rights

Testimony of John McNay, Ph.D., President

Ohio Conference of the American Association of University Professors

Before the House Finance Committee

Representative Ryan Smith, Chair

April 16, 2015… 1,483 more words

Faculty

Sneak Attack on Faculty Collective Bargaining Rights in Ohio!!!

Earlier today, Tuesday, April 14, House Republicans unveiled Substitute House Bill 64, which contained their revisions to the governor’s budget.

Most alarming about the substitute bill were new provisions that would reclassify faculty as managers if they participate in any sort of decision-making at their institutions. 262 more words

Faculty