Labor

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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For workplace safety violators, life is cheap

In January 2014, Brent Cameron was at work reroofing a home on an icy and steep roof in Michigan when he slipped and fell; he died of blunt head trauma. His employer did not provide a safety harness that would have prevented his death. The...

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