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Democrats About-Face, Are Suddenly in Favor of Reopening Schools

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 7, 2020 at 7:00pm 8/7/2020 at 7:00pm
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Well, well, well.

Finally, after months of criticizing Trump for the same suggestion, Democrats have come round and endorsed the CDC’s recommendation that schools should reopen.

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CUNY Lays Off 2,800 Adjunct Professors and Staff, Prompting Lawsuit From Union

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 12:00pm 7/7/2020 at 12:00pm

This is by far, the biggest round of higher education layoffs due to Coronavirus yet.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

CUNY Layoffs Prompt Union Lawsuit

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Phase Two In Push To ‘Abolish the Police’: Isolate Police Unions From Labor Movement

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 7:00am 6/24/2020 at 7:00am
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The recent efforts to oust police unions from the larger labor movement are alarming.  Not because I am a fan of public unions, I’m not, but because of what it reveals about the tactics of the left in demonizing, isolating, and eventually destroying their target du jour.

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Georgetown Gives Grad Student Union Members a Raise After Receiving Stimulus Cash

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 10:00am 5/14/2020 at 10:00am

Millions of Americans are out of work but Georgetown is handing out raises. The optics of this are terrible.

Campus Reform reports:

Georgetown gives raises after getting millions in coronavirus aid

People around the country have experienced job loss by the millions as the coronavirus continues to loom over the nation. In April alone,...

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Workers at UC San Diego File Lawsuit Over Mandatory Union Dues

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 8:00am 3/26/2020 at 8:00am

Progressive ideas are always so popular that they have to be mandatory.

The College Fix reports:

UC San Diego workers file class action lawsuit to fight mandatory union dues

Two UC San Diego workers have filed a class action lawsuit against their union and the University of California, claiming union dues are being stripped...

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UC Santa Cruz Cancelled Classes Due to Grad Students Who Are Still Striking

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 9:30am 3/8/2020 at 9:30am
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The school recently fired 54 grad student teaching assistants over this, but they’re still going.

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UC Santa Cruz Fires 54 Grad Student Teaching Assistants For Withholding Grades While On Strike

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 10:00am 3/1/2020 at 10:00am
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Graduate students at the University of California Santa Cruz went on strike last year demanding higher pay. In the process, they refused to provide grades for students they were teaching and blocked traffic on campus. Now the school has fired 54 of them.

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Oberlin College alum suspends Social Justice Internship Fund over school’s “union busting”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 8:30pm 2/29/2020 at 8:30pm
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Oberlin College has been in the throes of turmoil for a decade. Aggressive, and sometimes absurd, social justice warfare hit the school’s image and enrollment long before the Gibson’s Bakery lawsuit and massive verdict.

The latest controversy surrounds cost-cutting in an attempt to narrow a multi-million dollar ‘structural deficit’. While there have...

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Unions For Thee But Not For We: Leftist ‘Young Turks’ Fights Unionization

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 3:00pm 2/25/2020 at 3:00pm
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In a classic case of liberal hypocrisy, the progressive YouTube program “The Young Turks” is in turmoil because management is opposing efforts by employees to unionize.

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Largest Union at University of California Endorses Bernie Sanders for President

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 17, 2020 at 12:00pm 2/17/2020 at 12:00pm
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No surprises here. Bernie is a big hit on progressive college campuses.

The Times of San Diego reports:

University of California’s Largest Union Endorses Bernie Sanders for President

AFSCME 3299 represents 26,000 service and patient care workers at the University of California, and is comprised mostly of women and people of color who are...

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Sanders’ Supporters Attack Nevada’s Culinary Union After It Points Out He Would ‘End Culinary Healthcare’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 1:00pm 2/13/2020 at 1:00pm
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The powerful Nevada Culinary Union Local 226 stated that supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) “viciously attacked” the union after it pointed out that his required Medicare for All could kill culinary healthcare.

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Harvard Graduate Students Ending Strike Without a Contract

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at 11:00am 1/1/2020 at 11:00am

The school is bringing in federal mediators next week to help resolve the issue.

The Harvard Crimson reports:

Without a Contract, Harvard Graduate Student Union to End Strike Jan. 1

Harvard’s graduate student union will end its strike Dec. 31 and return to work in the new year without a contract, the union’s bargaining...

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Harvard Calls for Federal Mediator to Help Settle Ongoing Grad Student Strike

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 23, 2019 at 1:00pm 12/23/2019 at 1:00pm

All the brilliant minds at Harvard can’t settle a student strike without a federal mediator? Really?

The Boston Globe reports:

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Graduate Students at Harvard Launching Strike

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 12:00pm 12/3/2019 at 12:00pm

This was always the goal of introducing unions into higher education.

WBUR reports:

Harvard Grad Students Are Set To Strike Tuesday. Here’s Why

Harvard University and more than 4,000 graduate student workers failed to reach agreement on a labor contract during negotiations Monday, setting the stage for an indefinite strike to begin Tuesday at...

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California’s Massive Public Pension Liabilities Offer a Warning to Other States

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 10:00am 11/9/2019 at 10:00am
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Unfunded liabilities such as pensions for public retirees can become a strain on any city or state. In California, we are seeing a situation which should serve as a warning. Taxpayers are on the hook for massive amounts.

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Union for Harvard Graduate Students Votes to Authorize Strike

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 9:30am 10/27/2019 at 9:30am

They’re demanding more money and better benefits. Here’s hoping Harvard enjoys lying in the bed they made.

WBUR reports:

Harvard Graduate Students Union Votes To Authorize Strike Against University

Graduate students at Harvard University have voted to authorize a strike, but no date has been set for any walkout.

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Warren Goes All In for Unions: Eliminate Right-to-Work, ‘Remake’ Federal Courts

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 3:00pm 10/3/2019 at 3:00pm
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2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) continues to showcase her love for big government and socialist ideas. Now she has an idea she considers “the most progressive and comprehensive agenda for workers since the New Deal.”

Warren released her latest plan to bolster unions, which would eliminate right-to-work laws in...

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