BREAKING: APSCUF Strike Authorization Passes with 95%

November 16, 2012 2

APSCUF FACULTY APPROVE STRIKE AUTHORIZATION Vote empowers association leadership to call a strike Harrisburg – Today, faculty members at the 14 state-owned universities enabled the leaders of the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University […]

Walmart Raises Employee Healthcare Premiums by up to 36%

November 14, 2012 0

WASHINGTON—As Walmart executives publicized an employee healthcare change that showcased no-cost spine and heart surgeries at select hospitals, managers delivered a different message to retail associates at their stores: your healthcare costs are going up, again. Premiums […]

Walmart Workers and Union Solidarity

November 14, 2012 1

Editor’s Note: The Making Change at Walmart campaign is calling for nation-wide actions at Walmart on Black Friday – the day after Thanksgiving – the most significant shopping day of the holiday season. Raging Chicken […]

APSCUF Strike Authorization Vote Begins Today

November 12, 2012 0

The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties, APSCUF, will go ahead with a strike authorization vote that will begin today and continue through Wednesday, November 14th. The vote will allow the 14 chapter […]

The Status Quo: An Election Postmortem

November 7, 2012 0

Once more, we have elected the status quo. That Obama won instead of Romney is irrelevant. It is the sad truth that no matter who you may have voted for yesterday, the slow and systematic […]

Confessions: I Voted Third Party in a Swing State

November 6, 2012 1

I am a Pennsylvania voter and I voted 3rd-party in a swing state. I’ll have you know that I didn’t make this decision lightly. I waffled. I contemplated, vacillated, oscillated, fluctuated. I weighed my options. […]

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