Posts Tagged ‘UNION’

November 15th, 2017 - 12:47 pm § in Misc.

Being Unemployed While Academic in Sweden

Things are different in Sweden but even with good unemployment benefits and i a union to help employment its better if you belong to an a-kassa? A-kassa is voluntary unemployment insurance. Probably not. If pay that monthly fee for the security it gives you, here is what a Swediah a-kassa (an u[...]

February 28th, 2017 - 11:46 am § in America

The Great Wall of America


October 3rd, 2016 - 9:24 am § in Misc.

Why TPP is NOT the real issue


April 22nd, 2016 - 2:35 pm § in The Ave Scene, UW

UW abolishes shared governance III: A response by the President

Dear Chris, It is simply NOT fair to ask someone to do the job of Provost this long – he’s already completed one year and would complete at a minimum about 2 1/2 if I started a national search now – with an “interim” title. I’m not defending Jerry against anything[...]

March 29th, 2016 - 8:31 am § in Misc., UW


Scalia’s Death Provides A Narrow Escape for Public-Sector Unions This morning, the post Scalia court split 4-4 in Friedrichs v. CTA, leaving intact the  pro-California teachers union ruling from the lower courts.  It is clear that if Scalia had lived, the  legal challenge to Friedrichs wo[...]

February 17th, 2016 - 9:32 am § in Misc.

(Seattle) Vast Far-Left-Wing Conspiracy to Control UW Unmasked

The AAUP  listserv is beginning to sound more than a bit like a Republican Presidential debate. While one side brings up the issues of politicization of the UW by SEIU, the other  in a not so naive way, proclaims that is is shocked at claims that the SEIU and SEIU/UW have  been associated with c[...]

February 16th, 2016 - 9:24 am § in The Ave Scene

Nikki Haley on Unions:  “They’re coming into South Carolina. They’re trying. We’re hearing it. The good news is it’s not working.”

“You’ve heard me say many times I wear heels. It’s not for a fashion statement,” she said. “It’s because we’re kicking them every day, and we’ll continue to kick them.” USA Today reports that  South Carolina’s Gov. Nikki Haley says compani[...]

February 9th, 2016 - 8:12 am § in Misc.

SEIU 925, the Union Behind the SEIU/UW Effort, Fined For Action as a Polictical Party

SEIU 925 TO PAY NEARLY $32,000 AFTER AG LAWSUIT OVER CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTING DEFICIENCIES OLYMPIA — Service Employees International Union Local 925 (SEIU 925) will pay the state $31,715 after an Attorney General’s Office lawsuit over its improper reporting of in-kind and cash campaign contrib[...]

January 31st, 2016 - 5:48 pm § in Misc., UW

UPDATE 2: UW UNION: Push Polling and Censorship

UPDATE: After I sent out an email from TA, I learned that the SEIU has admitted that it was the “UW Faculty.  This raises additional issues .. see below: My original post  Jan 27, 2016 @ 17:48 Who is “The UW Faculty” and how are they surveying the UW faculty?  A previous post on THE Av[...]