Month: November 2012

A Labor Giant Passes Away

Reality-based educator with a nice post on the passing of former MLBPA leader Marvin Miller.

Contract Agreement

The PJSTA and the Comsewogue School District have reached an agreement in principle on a contract. Beginning Friday, November 30th there will be building meetings to learn the details of the new CBA. those meetings will be followed by a ratification vote… Read More

The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for Superman

This movie was produced by Brian Jones and Julie Cavanagh.  Ms. Cavanagh is the MORE Caucus’ candidate for President of the UFT and Mr. Jones is their candidate for secretary.  MORE stands for Movement of Rank and File Educators.  Read more about… Read More

Black Friday with the PJSTA

LONG ISLAND Walmart has seen their fair share of “days of action” from community and labor activists. But the recent call to “Stand Up, Live Better,” culminating in walk-outs throughout the country this month, is a game-changer. The momentum has been building for… Read More

Walmart Strike

In what could be “the largest-scale labor action ever,” many Walmart employees around the country are set to strike on Thanksgiving as Walmart is one of many stores set to begin their Black Friday sales as most of the country is set… Read More