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Obama To Crack Down On Federal Contractors Who Break Labor Laws

WASHINGTON–Democratic President Barack Obama will soon sign a wide-ranging executive order cracking down on all federal contractors who break labor laws, including collective bargaining rights, safety and health laws and wage and hour laws, the White House press office announced on July 31.

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Jobs and Programs Endangered as DCPS Announces Plans to Close 20 Schools

Members of the Council of School Officers (CSO), AFSA Local 4, in Washington, D.C., are in danger of losing their jobs after DC Public Schools (DCPS) announced its proposal to close 20 schools, 18 of which would close as early as the fall of 2013. These schools are suffering funding and student enrollment shortages, largely due to the increasing number of students heading to charter schools.

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Raising Our Voices in Solidarity to Defend Our Rights

Originally published in the 2011 Spring edition of The Leader

There comes a time in each of our professional lives when our mettle as leaders and our commitment to quality education for children is tested severely. For educators in Wisconsin, Ohio, Florida and numerous other states, that moment is upon them.

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