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Students, teachers and unions to take part in anti-austerity protest Thursday

Who will be protesting? 

Organizers predict a protest scheduled for Thursday afternoon in Montreal will be the largest one to date against the Quebec government’s austerity measures.  597 more words

Local News

Legislation Allowing Unionized Companies to Give Merit Raises Introduced in Congress

Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla) and Representative Todd Rokita (R-Ind.) introduced legislation in February that would let employers give merit pay increases or bonuses to workers covered by collective bargaining agreements. 165 more words

NLRB

Finland's secular stagnation - a small aside

Edward Hugh wrote a very insightful piece on the state of the Finnish economy, especially seen from the secular stagnation perspective. In my opinion it is a very convincing piece and leads one to seriously question current economic policies (which is also possible on other basis, but this has a longer scope fundament). 787 more words

Eurocrisis

Senate rejects bill on teacher contracts

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – A bill that would have forced a re-negotiation of all teacher salaries at the end of their current term was defeated in the Senate. 102 more words

Kansas

'The TUC Principles: Competitive nightmare or realistic regulation of the market?'

The CCP seminar series continues on Friday 27th March with the marvellously charismatic Shaun Bradshaw (CCP & LAW) presenting his latest paper on a very novel topic, ‘ 221 more words

Events

Interim DG, treasurer hired in Hudson

The town of Hudson has found an interim general director and treasurer, it announced at a special council meeting held Monday night.

After operating without a general director or treasurer for two weeks, the town found itself in a “state of paralysis requiring immediate action,” said Mayor Ed Prévost. 447 more words

News

"Separating Fact From Advocacy": How The Media Enable The Anti-Worker Movement

NPR Morning Edition aired a report this week that reeked of anti-union bias, and inadvertently promoted the Koch brothers’ agenda to reduce collective bargaining rights, which means smaller wages and benefits. 1,658 more words

Media