Documents obtained by ProPublica show that the foundation, a staunch supporter of school choice and Teach For America’s largest private funder, was paying $4,000 for every teacher placed in a traditional public school — and $6,000 for every one placed in a charter school.
According to these workers, on-the-job injuries are among the top issues at the sprawling plant nestled in the Appalachian mountains of East Tennessee. The union authorization election runs Wednesday through Friday this week; 1,700 workers are eligible to vote.
A group of Muslim workers did not start their 1 pm shift today at a Jennie-O plant in Melrose, Minnesota. Instead they went on strike over allegations of discrimiation. They are claiming that management is not responsive to their needs and are instead changing long-held practices.
Continuing his campaign to win widespread union support Sen. Bernie Sanders will propose workers take ownership of individual plants and businesses, out of the hands of the bosses and financiers who back them.