Labor

Veteran and single father wants Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces

Like many of the nearly 3 million American servicemen and women who served since 2001 in the war zones of Iraq and Afghanistan, I returned to civilian life to work as a security officer, for low pay, no benefits and no way to fix what was wrong...

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The future of work

The dog days of summer are waning, pools are closing, and parents are taking a deep breath as they get to send their kids back to school. It’s Labor Day. But Labor Day is about more than a last hurrah before getting back to work after a summer of...

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My teachers’ union makes me a better teacher

It’s a hotly debated issue: Are teachers’ unions forces for good or evil?

As an educator, I cannot convey just how critical my union membership is to my job security and satisfaction. No matter what some outside of education say, union...

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