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CWA state director assails Christie pen/ben plan with court hearing in sight

TRENTON – The head of New Jersey’s largest public workers union made it clear after a review of the legal history of the ongoing court battle over the future of the state pensions and benefit program that the union’s position is not up for review. 351 more words

And soon the fun begins

Only three days to go to the publication of A Shadowed Livery and I’m becoming nervous. There’s an on-line launch party on Friday 24th April which is a first for me. 78 more words

Writing

FairPoint Strike Finally Comes To An End

By John Kalwaic

From Oct. 17, 2014 to Feb. 19, 2015, workers at FairPoint Communications Inc. in Maine, Vermont and New Hamp-shire went on strike against restructuring policies and cuts to retirement benefits.The FairPoint strike was one of the longest strikes in the United States in recent years. 378 more words

Community Organizing

Proposed Waters of U.S. Rule and Implications for Site Planning and Stormwater Management

On April 3, The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) submitted a proposed rulemaking for final interagency review to revise the definition of “waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) in the Federal Clean Water Act (CWA). 1,140 more words

Environmental

Tank stands with the #Fightfor15 & #unions

Tank’s for unions and for raising the minimum wage. “If the working person doesn’t have unions to back him/her up, s/he’s helpless. The working people need unions.”

92 Years Old

Tellers, teachers, Somali immigrants take on big banks during St. Paul rally

Been targeted with a high-pressure sales pitch at your bank recently? You’re not alone, according to a report released earlier this month exposing a “new era of predatory lending” in the industry. 448 more words

Politics

The Pontiff on scones

I’m not a Catholic so I wouldn’t normally quote the Pope but I caught a quick sound bite from the Pope’s Easter address, just three words, and they were simple ones: truth, beauty and love. 657 more words