Results tagged with 'Unions'
Published Jan. 12, 2016
Last week, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said that teachers unions were "the single most destructive force [in] public education in this country." Christie is wrong; there's something far more destructive in public schools right now.
Published Oct. 10, 2015
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) introduced legislation Tuesday that would make it easier for workers to join unions and bargain for better wages, benefits and working conditions, according to a report from Madison365.
Published Jan. 27, 2015
The "Scott Walker thing" in question is the plan our governor is putting in his budget to allow people with "real-life experience" to become licensed public school teachers, potentially without even a lick of training, student teaching, or other assurance that those people know a single thing about teaching. It's easy to guess why Walker is proposing such a thing -- I'll get to that in a minute -- but let me explain why I agree with my student teacher that it's a terrible idea.
Published Dec. 9, 2014
Right to work? There is not, right now, in Wisconsin or any other state a prohibition on people working. The act ought to be called the "right to freeload" bill.
Published Dec. 8, 2014
For someone who is supposedly so "unintimidated," Gov. Scott Walker sure needs a lot of time to make us his mind. His decision-making process on major issues is starting to resemble a Rube Goldberg machine. We need complex flow charts to understand the governor's positions on a slew of important issues.
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Conservative pundits never tire of reminding us that public employee unions promote the candidacy of pro-union politicians, with whom those same unios negotiate for their members. This is true. For example, my School Board campaign committee (Voters for Glazer) ...
The UWM Campus was in Never Neverland as usual on Thursday, when both staff and students apparently confused their own campus for the State‘s Capitol or were mislead into thinking Scott Walker was visiting to speak that day. Or, at least you'd think so considering they stayed home to ...
Steve Jobs reinvented the wheel, putting thousands of people to work and revolutionized the music industry as we know it. He averages around 20Million in compensation a year.An Autoworker on the other hand has the same skillsets as a construction worker, a machinist, a printer and tool and ...
Please help me understand this Milwaukee, I am just not smart enough to figure this one out. If the most liberal state in the Country(California) is operating on the I.O.U. system and the most liberal country in the world(France) has record levels of unemployment and protest and the largest...
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