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Spotted in the garden last week

This long skinny guy to the left narrowly escaped death from a weak solution of washing-up liquid, meant for a stink bug lurking in the grapefruit tree. 314 more words

Tower Climber Union Poll (Tell me how you really feel!)


I have been getting so much feedback on both sides on how tower climbers can be represented. Some think union, some thing private group, some say it’s fine the way it is. 171 more words


EPA’s Clean Water Act: A Flood of Uncertainty

From the Daily Signal, by Marshal Wilson, Feb 2015

Earlier this month, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a joint… 309 more words


FairPoint strikers show their solidarity as they return to work with a new contract

Wearing red to demonstrate their solidarity, FairPoint workers in New England returned to work on February 25. Their return ended a four-month strike that affected telecommunication services in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. 764 more words

Now is the WOTUS of Our Discontent.....

As published in IOGA of West Virginia newsletter, January 2015

By John C. (Max) Wilkinson
Vice Chair of the Environmental Practice Group

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC… 131 more words


Labor urges Congress to pump the brakes on fast track

Unions are joining a national day of action to stop fast track March 4, and two members of Congress from Minnesota got an earful as to why last week at a field hearing in Richfield. 975 more words

Union Events

New Jersey Child Welfare Workers Have a New Dress Code

Sweat pants, jeans, t-shirts, flip-flops, hats and sneakers are not allowed to be worn by employees of the New Jersey child welfare system anymore. According to the new policy, announced on February 6th “The purpose of this Policy is to ensure that all Department of Children and Families employees are appropriately dressed in order to convey professional image that reflects on the (department’s) pride and professionalism.” Yet, the Communications Workers of America disagree to this new dress code. 183 more words