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“Unions Represent the Voice of the People”

March 9, 2011 by twalker  
Filed under Featured News, State News, Top Stories


By Lance Fuller Facing a full Congressional hearing panel, in front of a packed house, Ohio teacher Courtney Johnson took a seat Tuesday and methodically laid out how attacks on workers’ rights and cuts to education will affect her students. “Ever deepening cuts to our public schools send the dual messages to our kids that, [...]

Anti-Worker Legislation Under Fire Across the Country

February 23, 2011 by twalker  
Filed under Featured News, Top Stories, Uncategorized


by Tim Walker The strengthening resolve of working Americans in Wisconsin is being duplicated in state after state as signs emerge that this massive grassroots mobilization is having an impact. A Gallup poll released on Tuesday showed that a clear majority of Americans strongly oppose laws taking away the collective bargaining rights of public workers [...]

Wisconsin Educators Stand Firm, Fight For Workers’ Rights Goes National

February 20, 2011 by twalker  
Filed under Featured News, Jobs, NEA, State News, Top Stories


by Tim Walker As the historic protest in Madison stretched into it its sixth day, educators and public employees have succeeded in exposing the true intent behind Gov. Scott Walker’s so-called “budget” proposals: an all-out attack on the right of state workers to have a voice in their profession. State employees have already signaled their [...]