News of Note

Jul 27

How Much Should You be Making?

Here's a piece of research from the Economic Policies Institute that charts gains in worker productivity against wage rates. These two barometers of economic vitality should be moving together in a progressive economy...

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Jul 21

What you need to know about lower back pain...

An excellent YouTube video gives some perspective on lower back pain.

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Jul 06

Officer Election Results Available

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Jul 01

'Supremes' Again Side with Corporate America

Adverse rulings continue the assault on labor rights

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May 19

Savage vs Tweedy Settlement Reached

An out-of-court settlement will bring closure to the legal battle arising from our contested 2011 elections.

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May 06

May Membership Meeting Moves to Tangent

Make your travel arrangements now...

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Apr 22

Changed May Membership Meeting Reflects New ByLaws

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Mar 31
Who’s Buying our Midterm Elections?

Dark Money, Super PACs and the Ascendant 1%

Three times as much campaign money has been raised for current mid-term elections as was spent in the previous four year election cycle.  Dark Money -anonymous campaign money distributed through a web of secretive organizations- is overwhelming the democratic process in state houses, counties and local jurisdictions. The result?  A political process which is dominated by fundraising and which is attuned to the needs of the elite 1%.  Bill Moyer and his 'Moyers and Company' guests explore how the 'Citizens United' decision has totally changed the landscape of American politics and driven all of the important action behind closed doors.

Mar 29

Election Results Posted

Our Special Delegate Election has been completed and unofficial results are available.  We will post the Elections Committee Report once it is submitted.  Login to the website and visit the 'For Members' page for additional information.

Mar 29

Oso Disaster Hits Close to Home

Ty Suddart addresses the May Delegates meeting.  He lost his home and belongings in the Oso mudslide, and except for some brave rescuers would have lost his wife and child.  'Hug your wife and family before you leave for work' he advises.
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