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Hong Kong Targets Student Unions to Tame Universities

Hong Kong Targets Student Unions to Tame Universities

Hong Kong Targets Student Unions to Tame Universities Hong Kong Targets Student Unions to Tame Universities HONG KONG — The police arrived at the University of Hong Kong around 3 p.m., wearing black vests marking them as national security officers. They cordoned off the offices of the student union, combed its interior and seized several bins of material. A top …

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Education unions call for data on Indian variant in schools amid growing concern

Education unions call for data on Indian variant in schools amid growing concern

Education unions call for data on Indian variant in schools amid growing concern Education unions call for data on Indian variant in schools amid growing concern The government has been urged to publish data on the Indian coronavirus variant in schools amid growing concern over its spread and a “dearth of information”. The call came as new data suggested the …

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Met Opera Protest: Unions Rally Against Proposed Pay Cuts

Met Opera Protest: Unions Rally Against Proposed Pay Cuts

Met Opera Protest: Unions Rally Against Proposed Pay Cuts Met Opera Protest: Unions Rally Against Proposed Pay Cuts Tensions rose even higher when the stagehands learned that the Met had outsourced some of its set construction to nonunion shops elsewhere in this country and overseas. (In a letter to the union last year, Peter Gelb, the Met’s general manager, wrote …

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Biden to Create Task Force to Help Workers Join Unions: Live Updates

Biden to Create Task Force to Help Workers Join Unions: Live Updates Biden to Create Task Force to Help Workers Join Unions: Live Updates Here’s what you need to know: President Biden with Vice President Kamala Harris will promote unions through a White House task force.Credit…Doug Mills/The New York Times President Biden will sign an executive order on Monday creating …

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Biden May Be the Most Pro-Labor President Ever; That May Not Save Unions

Biden May Be the Most Pro-Labor President Ever; That May Not Save Unions

Biden May Be the Most Pro-Labor President Ever; That May Not Save Unions Biden May Be the Most Pro-Labor President Ever; That May Not Save Unions Two months into the new administration, labor leaders are proclaiming Joseph R. Biden Jr. to be the most union-friendly president of their lifetime — and “maybe ever,” as Steve Rosenthal, a former political director …

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How Amazon Crushes Unions – The New York Times

How Amazon Crushes Unions - The New York Times

How Amazon Crushes Unions – The New York Times How Amazon Crushes Unions – The New York Times If safety was the biggest issue for the technicians, there were also concerns over pay equity — machinists said they were paid different amounts for doing the same job — and about their lack of control over their fate. Part of Mr. …

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Vatican Says Priests Can’t Bless Same-Sex Unions

Vatican Says Priests Can’t Bless Same-Sex Unions

Vatican Says Priests Can’t Bless Same-Sex Unions Vatican Says Priests Can’t Bless Same-Sex Unions ROME — The Vatican said on Monday that priests could not bless same-sex unions, calling any such blessing “not licit.” The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, the Vatican’s doctrinal watchdog, issued the judgment in response to questions raised by some pastors and parishes that …

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Education unions and teachers concerned by ‘big bang’ reopening of schools

Education unions and teachers concerned by ‘big bang’ reopening of schools

Education unions and teachers concerned by ‘big bang’ reopening of schools Education unions and teachers concerned by ‘big bang’ reopening of schools Concerns have been raised over a “big bang” reopening for schools, as Boris Johnson is expected to announce that all students will be allowed to return in three weeks’ time. Mr Johnson is expected to announce plans for …

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Health care unions amplify the voices of frontline workers overwhelmed by pandemic conditions.

Health care unions amplify the voices of frontline workers overwhelmed by pandemic conditions.

Health care unions amplify the voices of frontline workers overwhelmed by pandemic conditions. Health care unions amplify the voices of frontline workers overwhelmed by pandemic conditions. The unions representing the nation’s health care workers have emerged as increasingly powerful voices during the still-raging pandemic. With more than 100,000 Americans hospitalized and many among their ranks infected, nurses and other health …

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As Pandemic Rages, Health Care Unions Find a Voice

As Pandemic Rages, Health Care Unions Find a Voice

As Pandemic Rages, Health Care Unions Find a Voice As Pandemic Rages, Health Care Unions Find a Voice Despite the decades-long decline in the labor movement and the small numbers of unionized nurses, labor officials have seized on the pandemic fallout to organize new chapters and pursue contract talks for better conditions and benefits. National Nurses organized seven new bargaining …

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