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Pittsburgh Google 'Contract' Workers Start Unionization Process, Bosses Prep Union-Busting Campaign

White-collar workers join with United Steelworkers for collective bargaining rights.

By Vasuki R
Liberation News

Sep 11, 2019 – Last week, the Pittsburgh Association of Tech Professionals filed a petition on behalf of tech employees at HCL Technologies, a contractor for Google in Pittsburgh. 553 more words


I was googling spay and neuter of dogs because I recently got a new puppy (more on that traumatic experience later). Obviously at only a few months old, she isn’t fixed yet. 565 more words


The danger of freelance work - trapped by flexibility

Self-employed? Freedom to do what you choose? Really?

A flexible schedule is one of the main advantages of freelance work. But don’t rejoice in your freedom just yet: self-employment often disrupts the balance between life and work and takes up more time than traditional office work. 1,220 more words

Personal Development

Labor in the Lord

My daughter-in-laws father, who is now retired, was sharing about his work and the confrontations that were regularly a part of it.  He recalled a meeting with government officials on behalf of his client where the statutes governing property use, improvement, and modification were at issue.   577 more words



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September 11, 2019: “The Carpenters Union is currently engaged in a labor dispute with Level Construction, Inc. concerning their failure to pay area standard wages and benefits to their carpenter employees. 25 more words

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NYSNA is in the news.....But is it this good news?

NYSNA I See You has obtained a copy of an article in Politico (an on line and print political news site) about a separate political group, Democratic Socialists of America/NewYork ( 534 more words


Welcome to the World

A cold, snowy Thursday in January was the day our family of two became a family of three. It wasn’t magical like everyone seems to say – it was a long and exhausting day of waiting… after a long, exhausting third trimester. 1,180 more words