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  • WIN Labor Report: April 24, 2014 April 23, 2014
    Protests In More Than Fifty Cities Oppose Privatizing Postal Services At Staples With Half Of Public School Kids in Poverty AFT Looks To School-Community Partnerships Teamsters Sound The Alarm Over Republic Services Missouri Nuclear Waste Landfill Problems  
  • Protests In More Than Fifty Cities Oppose Privatizing Postal Services At Staples April 23, 2014
    By Doug Cunningham Postal worker unions in over 50 cities in 27 states today are protesting privatization of the U.S. Postal Service. The protests are against what the American Postal Workers Union calls a “sweetheart deal” between the postal service and Staples stores. The unions say deals like this privatize postal retail services replacing good […]
  • With Half Of Public School Kids in Poverty AFT Looks To School-Community Partnerships April 23, 2014
    By Doug Cunningham AFT Executive Vice-President Francine Lawrence says half of public school students today are poor. She says students and public schools need a better coordinated support and opportunity system for all public school students. That’s the point of a new blueprint for school-community partnerships released Wednesday by a coalition of public ed […]
  • Teamsters Sound The Alarm Over Republic Services Missouri Nuclear Waste Landfill Problems April 23, 2014
    By Doug Cunningham A nuclear waste landfill is burning underground in Bridgeton, Missouri and the Teamsters are sounding the alarm about alleged mismanagement of the site by Republic Services. The Bridgeton/West Lake landfill contains 8700 tons of WWII era nuclear waste and an active underground fire. Wednesday the Teamsters released a report on the mounting […]
  • WIN Labor Report: April 23, 2014 April 22, 2014
    Building Trades: Keystone Pipeline Extended Review Is Slap In The Face To Hard-Working Americans UConn Grad Student Employees Will Soon Bargain First UAW Contract  Demos Report Shows Fast-Food CEO’s Make 1200 Times The Pay Of Workers  
  • Building Trades: Keystone Pipeline Extended Review Is Slap In The Face To Hard-Working Americans April 22, 2014
    By Doug Cunningham North America Building Trades Union President Sean McGarvey says President Obama’s recent decision to extend the review process for there Keystone XL pipeline project is a cold, hard slap in the face for hard working Americans who are waiting for the tens of thousands of jobs McGarvey says the pipeline will generate. The […]

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