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Radical Right Opens New Front in War on Schools via Calif. Anti-Tenure Ruling

 WASHINGTON (PAI)–The Radical Right, already known for its war on schools and unions – including teachers unions – through stripping workers’ collective bargaining rights, denying unions money to operate and sending taxpayer money to private schools, opened a new front: Denying teachers tenure and other legal protections.             That conclusion comes after Right Wing advocates cheered the June 10 ruling by […]

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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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