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Today's News & Commentary — April 11, 2016

Published April 11th, 2016 -

Hiring may be up as much as 15% for recent college graduates, reports the New York Times.  However, outcomes vary wildly by major, with nursing and civil engineering graduates faring best and anthropology, geography, and mass media majors facing the weakest em... More »

Today's News & Commentary — March 28, 2016

Published March 28th, 2016 -

Six years after the recession, ten states still have fewer jobs, a figure which the New York Times reports illustrates the “uneven nature of the rebound since the recession ended in 2009.”  Wyoming has sustained the largest loss, with 3% fewer jobs than it had... More »

Today's News & Commentary — March 14, 2016

Published March 14th, 2016 -

The H-1B guest worker program received media attention following the GOP debate Thursday, where candidates strongly condemned the program.  Politico reports that the program, which was created to grant visas to highly skilled workers in jobs that cannot be fil... More »

Today's News and Commentary — February 29, 2016

Published February 29th, 2016 -

Judge William Foust of Dane County, Wisconsin heard arguments on Thursday for a lawsuit brought by the Wisconsin AFL-CIO, the Milwaukee International Association of Machinists, and the Menasha United Steelworkers requesting an injunction from the state’s almos... More »

Today's News and Commentary — February 15th, 2016

Published February 15th, 2016 -

The News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C., reports that adjunct faculty recently filed notice that they would be holding a union election, joining adjunct groups which are increasingly becoming organized in an attempt to address issues of adjunct pay, benefits,... More »

Weekend News & Commentary — February 13-14, 2016

Published February 14th, 2016 -

On Thursday, West Virginia governor Earl Ray Tomblin vetoed a right-to-work bill and a bill repealing the prevailing minimum wage in the state.  However, the Senate and the House swiftly voted by a majority to override both vetoes on Friday with solely GOP sup... More »

Today's News and Commentary — February 1, 2016

Published February 1st, 2016 -

According to the New York Times, the Ports of New Jersey and New York, the busiest port system on the East Coast, were closed after members International Longshoremen’s Association engaged in a surprise walk off around 10 a.m. Friday.  The ILA is current... More »

Today's News And Commentary — January 18, 2016

Published January 18th, 2016 -

According to the New York Times over 31,000 teachers employed by Detroit Public Schools called in sick to work in protest of deteriorating conditions at the schools, including what they referred to as “unsafe, crumbling, and vermin-infested” facilities. Althou... More »