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The Path of Most Resistance

The union waits for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide our fate in anti-union Janus v. AFSCME case.

We need not bother. Instead, it’s long past time to hit the road — and take action. 353 more words


Government Rejects Salary Increase Proposal from Union for Public Workers

It has not come as a surprise to learn that the government of Barbados rejected the wage proposal from the union to increase public sector wages. 62 more words

Barbados News

The Caswell Franklyn Column - DLP Preparing to Fool Public Servants a Third Time

The Barbados Today of February 5, 2018 reported that Prime Minister Freundel Stuart announced that thousands of public servants, who had been working for three or more years, would receive their official appointments by March 1st. 668 more words


Tell the Oakland City Council-Time for a Fair Contract!

Oakland City workers are headed into a 5th day of a strike for a fair contract; a contract that includes wages that keep up with the cost of living and working conditions that don’t threaten their health. 1,377 more words

Oakland City Council

Lovers' spat over furlough and pension cuts

During last year’s political campaign, Puerto Ricans heard once and again that, after decades of dealing with corrupt and inept politicians, La Junta was good for the people, so the practical and responsible position was to collaborate and develop a healthy relationship with it. 480 more words

Puerto Rico

How NYPD 911 Operators Set Responses in Motion as Emergencies Like the Bronx Hospital Shooting Unfold


It began with a panicked 911 call from a woman at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital routed to NYPD Operator Joann Tindal.

Gunfire had erupted… 1,270 more words


The Thinning Line

I may have to stop reading news for a while.

That may sound drastic but as a person with mental health issues, the current position of my country continues to affect me deeply. 714 more words

Mental Health