John McNay, the president of the Ohio Conference of the American Association of University Professors and the former president of the University of Cincinnati chapter, has an op-ed on administrative bloat in The Cincinnati Enquirer. Read the full article HERE.
Right to Work solidly opposes the democratic principles on which the United States is based.
We often hear important arguments about the number and quality of jobs. While Right to Work champions talk about “jobs” without regard to how those jobs affect people’s ability to improve their lives, I believe we need jobs with job security, good wages that give a worker’s family possibilities in life, and benefits to cover that family when times turn against them.
E.J. Dionne writes about the wonder of the happy-ending tale of Market Basket, the New England grocery chain. Most of its 25,000 non-unionized workers walked out to get their deposed CEO, Arthur T. Demoulas, reinstated as the company’s leader. Last week, they won.
Read the full story HERE in The Washington Post.
Greg Loving, president of the AAUP UC chapter, passed out balloons at the Labor Day picnic hosted by the Cincinnati AFL-CIO at Coney Island. Photograph by Emily Maxwell/WCPO
The following article is from the Ohio Conference of the AAUP.
If you feel like you know Nina Turner, it could be because she's your State Senator, or because you've caught one of her many national media appearances, or because she has taught alongside of you at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C).
As Ohio voters consider whether to give John Kasich another four years as governor this November, they might want to revisit his first year in office, when he promoted a series of extremist policies. Chief among these was the union-busting Senate Bill 5.
If your boss was fired, would you walk off the job in protest?
That's what's happening at the New England grocery store chain Market Basket, which has 25,000 employees. Business at Market Basket stores has slowed to a trickle as workers disrupt operations, stage protests and ask shoppers to stay away.
Full story from NPR HERE