Author: Stephanie

Republicans Plan OSHA Budget Cut

March 7, 2011 By Brian Naylor Congressional Republicans are promising to scrub the government for what they say are “job killing” regulations. One of their primary targets is the Occupational

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AFSCME Members Protest in Albany

AFSCME Members Protest in Albany March 4, 2011 By Kismet Barksdale Nearly 2,000 members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) from all over New York

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Maintain Teacher Seniority

Maintain Teacher Seniority March 4, 2011 By Stephanie Barlie & Kayty Himmelstein Currently, New York State's seniority rule protects experienced teachers from layoffs, a policy sometimes known as "last in,

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Walmart Advertising is Deceptive

March 3, 2011 By Linda Gomez Describing it as a “deception wrapped in a fraud,” Jack Ahern, president of the New York City Central Labor Council, is denouncing Wal-Mart tactics

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Walmart Must Be Accountable

Walmart Must Be Accountable March 1, 2011 By John R. Durso, President, Local 338 RWDSU/UFCW For years, Walmart has been a notorious violator of the country’s labor laws. Over the

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