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Obama Praises Federal Workers, But Forecasts More Fights Over Pay

MINNEAPOLIS –Democratic President Barack Obama is again praising federal workers, while forecasting more fights with Congress’ controlling Republicans over those employees’ pay and working conditions. “It will be a tough negotiation just because everything is a tough negotiation in Washington right now,” he says.

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Adjunct Professor’s Death Sparks Outrage, Including at USW

By R.J. Hufnagel USW@Work Staff Writer PITTSBURGH —The death of dedicated Duquesne University French professor and Steelworkers supporter Margaret Mary Vojtko, 83, has sparked outrage on the university’s Pittsburgh campus and in the surrounding area. That’s because Vojtko, despite a consistently heavy workload, her advanced degree and her 25 years at the school, was still considered “part time,” an adjunct […]

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