April tornado outbreak voted top 2011 Tennessee news story It was a year of a stunning health announcement, gatherings of protesters, the death of a colorful ex-governor, legislative moves against teachers and ... Assembly that stripped teachers of their collective bargaining rights. The issue drew protesters ... 08/28/2014 - 7:01 am | View Link
Tennessee GOP Will Move This Plant To Mexico Before They Let VW Let Its Workers Have A Union Well this is what happens when you let Germans build an auto plant ... employer moves heaven and earth to intimidate workers and suppress their legal right to collective bargaining, not one in which the employer sees concrete benefits in a union presence ... 02/13/2014 - 1:38 am | View Link
Educational reforms raise bar for Tennessee teachers The state in recent years has revamped the teacher pension system, quashed collective bargaining rights ... say we need to think about the pipeline." Another of Tennessee's next reform moves will aim to raise the bar not only for admission into college ... 06/23/2013 - 3:31 am | View Link
Tennessee Titans finish 9-7 in Munchak’s First Season as Head Coach With an expired collective bargaining agreement between the NFL and the NFL Players ... and this stability will allow our team to continue growing together,” Adams said. “I know these moves will make our organization a better one.” 02/7/2012 - 2:40 pm | View Link
Tennessee ‘in Fervor’ to Meet RTT Goals During the 2011 legislative session, Tennessee lawmakers also addressed education with a bill making tenure more difficult to achieve, a bill lifting the 90-school cap on charters, and a bill abolishing collective bargaining privileges for the state's ... 06/30/2011 - 7:36 am | View Link
Collective Bargaining News, Photos and Videos Browse Collective Bargaining latest news and updates, watch videos and view all photos and more. Join the discussion and find more about Collective Bargaining at ... 09/13/2014 - 3:33 am | View Website
National Football League Players Association The National Football League Players Association, or NFLPA, is the labor organization representing the professional American football players in the National Football ... 09/13/2014 - 12:05 am | View Website
The involvement of employees and collective bargaining in ... The involvement of employees and collective bargaining in company restructuring. Continuous and pervasive company restructuring is a fact of life in today's economy. 09/12/2014 - 11:01 pm | View Website
Public Employee Bargaining Rights The map of states which allow collective bargaining for public sector employees doesn't match up well with the map of right-to-work states. 09/12/2014 - 8:45 pm | View Website
Labor Unions The validity of an Indiana state law that bars companies from requiring workers to join a union and pay union dues was affirmed on Tuesday. 09/12/2014 - 3:08 pm | View Website
The wealthy are different from you and me:
A new social networking site bills itself as “the online country club for people with more money than time.” The Daily Mail has a more succinct description: “Facebook for the rich.”
Netropolitan, as the site is called, costs $9,000 (U. S.) to join. The initiation fee is $6,000, plus a $3,000 annual fee.
New York-based composer James Touchi-Peters came up with the idea when he realized he and his well-heeled friends needed somewhere to discuss their (rich-person) problems without the typical reactions they might get on traditional social networking sites.
Grupo Fantasma (Group of Phantoms) hails from Austin, Texas and has a very interesting sound. While their original material is more upbeat most of the time, they do a great job of taking it down to a more intimate level. This eerie, yet beautiful cover of "Because" is one of my favorite things that they've done, plus it translates pretty well into Spanish.
The family of an unarmed black man shot dead by Los Angeles police accused the officers of violating his civil rights in a federal lawsuit filed on Wednesday and was seeking $75 million in damages from the city. Police have said two officers shot and killed 25-year-old Ezell Ford, described by a fam
WASHINGTON — President Obama personally assured U. S. troops Wednesday that "I will not commit you to fighting another ground war in Iraq," amid new questions about his strategy against ISIS terrorists.