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Denver Teachers’ Strike Wins 12% Raise
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Denver Teachers’ Strike Wins 12% Raise

DENVER, Colo.—Denver teachers ended their three-day strike Feb. 14 after reaching a tentative contract agreement that will give them raises averaging 11.7%. The three-year deal would also give cost-of-living increases in its second and third years and raise base pay to $45,800 a year, with a 20-step salary schedule leading up to a $100,000 top…

L.A. Nurses Reach Contract, Call Off Four-Day Strike
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L.A. Nurses Reach Contract, Call Off Four-Day Strike

LOS ANGELES, Calif.—Los Angeles County emergency-room nurses and nurse practitioners called off a planned strike Nov. 27, after reaching a tentative contract agreement with county officials. Service Employees International Union Local 721, which represents more than 7,000 registered nurses at the county’s public hospitals and clinics, voted almost unanimously earlier in the month to authorize…

Broadway Salutes Its Own November 13th
Entertainment, Events, New York

Broadway Salutes Its Own November 13th

NEW YORK, NY – The tenth annual Broadway Salutes ceremony will take place on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at Sardi’s Restaurant,. The event is presented by The Broadway League and The Coalition of Broadway Unions and Guilds (COBUG). This year’s host is six-time Tony Award nominee Danny Burstein. In this industry-wide reception, theatre professionals will…

Preparing for a Trump Administration
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Preparing for a Trump Administration

November 16, 2016   By Bill Lipton, NY Working Families Party Washington, DC – The entire team at WFP has been struggling with some of the same questions, fears, and immense pain that I know many of you have been struggling with too. For the second time in sixteen years, the Electoral College — a mechanism…

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