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“Have you no decency” Mitch McConnell?

McConnell doesn’t care about the truth LTE in the Hartford Courant — 10/4/20 It’s no surprise that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would announce his plan to quickly fill the new vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court, within hours of…

TOP REASONS TRUMP IS BAD FOR WORKERS!!!!!!!

50 reasons the Trump administration is bad for workers President Trump has said he would ‘protect’ and ‘fight for’ workers. Instead, his administration has systematically done the opposite. EPI Report • By Celine McNicholas, Lynn Rhinehart, and Margaret Poydock • September 16, 2020 The Trump administration’s…

INSANE! Cuts to Higher Ed are a Death Spiral

The Backward Logic of Austerity Threatens America’s Most Vibrant Campus CUNY must be saved from needless cuts. By Ben Lerner — Mr. Lerner is a writer and a professor of English at Brooklyn College.  May 26, 2020 Students at the Brooklyn College…

MYTH BUSTER: Project Labor Agreements Actually Save Money!

“PLAs’ cost savings are both direct and indirect and can be substantial” By: Fred B. Kotler, J.D. Associate Director Construction Industry Program School of Industrial and Labor Relations Cornell University ● PLAs are a valuable construction management tool for project…

Power and Money Grab by CT Board of Regents

‘Good faith’ and community college consolidation CT VIEWPOINTS — CT Mirror In December 2017, as the Connecticut State College and University system office was preparing its “Students First” consolidation plan, the system’s Faculty Advisory Committee presented an extended critique of the…

Raise the Pay for our Most Important Workers!

Let’s pay preschool educators a worthy wage ..AFT Follow May 1 · By Tammy Duckworth I know firsthand the difference a teacher can make in a student’s life. When I was a child, my dad lost his job — and all too quickly,…

Want Financial Security? Get a Union Study says…..

Unions Not Companies Deliver Real, Sustainable Financial Security   Families Need More Financial Help, Unions Can Deliver   GETTY –FORBES – Nov 4, 2019 — Christian Weller Senior Contributor — A lot of American working-class families struggle financially. A range of organizations thus encourage…