Post Tagged with: "2013"

The Year in Headlines: Organized Labor to Become a Movement Again

The Year in Headlines: Organized Labor to Become a Movement Again

WASHINGTON—The big news in organized labor in 2013 is that labor has decided to become a movement again, not just a confederation of unions. In a decision foreshadowed by months of discussions, town hall meetings and on-line forums, the AFL-CIO convention opened the ranks of organized labor to all workers, holding union cards or not. The objective: To increase workers’ […]

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Response to President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Proposal

While we are still reviewing the document in its entirety, we must express concern with many of the education investments that appear based on competition. For example, the Race To The Top program rewards the winners with temporary funding increases and inherently creates losers. Sadly, the schools that do not win these competitions are often the very ones that need the greatest support.

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