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I am a unionized teacher. I have served as a building representative (shop steward). Regularly I read people arguing that bad teachers are the fault of teachers' unions. That is so wrong it is ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 585 comments on Tue Aug 03, 2010 at 04:17 AM PDT with 229 Recommends
Greyston's Bakery, Yonkers, NY Nathanael Johnson has a great piece on Greyston's ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 51 comments on Fri Jan 30, 2015 at 11:24 AM PST with 150 Recommends
The Wall Street Journal reports that not enough people are quitting their jobs, and that a humming economy usually means a high rate of churn in the work force --- where an employee voluntarily ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 45 comments on Wed Jun 19, 2013 at 01:50 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
When Peter Cappelli published an industry-admonishing article vis-a-vis the 'skills gap' in the Wall Street Journal, it attracted a good bit of notice. Steven Cherry at IEEE Spectrum recently ...
by Nulwee
Comment Count 31 comments on Mon Jun 25, 2012 at 09:05 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
I know a lot of you are looking for jobs right now. Whether you already have a job or not, I know it's tough, and I know it can be scary. I've been interviewing people for many years, and I'm ...
by skralyx
Comment Count 51 comments on Sat Oct 01, 2011 at 08:08 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
As an executive officer on the board of directors for a government-subsidized local immigrant aid society in Québec, Canada, I have the privilege of being part of the hiring (and unfortunately, ...
by David Kroning II
Comment Count 50 comments on Thu Feb 17, 2011 at 06:38 AM PST with 42 Recommends
Sorry, make that, "Hire Someone, Please." Because it's up to us. Then again, it's been up to us since 2009 . Oh, sure, it'd be great if we could shake out a few billionaires of our own, but they ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 31 comments on Fri Jul 06, 2012 at 07:16 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
In a new Gallup poll released Wednesday, small business owners revealed that the lack of need for new employees (76 percent), worries over revenue (71 percent) and concern about the state of the U.S.
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Feb 15, 2012 at 11:19 AM PST with 34 Recommends
Hi, all. Today's report features: • The President on bipartisan meeting: The President urged party leaders not to raise middle class taxes or fail to protect national ...
by Kat 4 Obama
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Dec 01, 2010 at 04:58 AM PST with 32 Recommends
Bloomberg's reporting, early this evening, that Federal Reserve Board Chair Ben Bernanke, speaking in Dallas today, expressed concern for the country's economic recovery, saying: "We are not getting ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 107 comments on Wed Apr 07, 2010 at 03:40 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
The Republican'ts in Congress have decided to make the stimulus package ours. Three senators make up the entirety off crossover votes for the bill. Early reactions to Obama's plan to rescue ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 36 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2009 at 03:48 AM PST with 31 Recommends
As the ...
by Ted Rall
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Oct 16, 2013 at 01:20 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
As we learn of yet [http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2010/04/weekly-initial-unemployment-claims_08.html the latest of far too many increases in weekly unemployment claim spikes this morning], ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Apr 08, 2010 at 07:59 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
The past two weeks have found several of my progressive friends WHINING that Obama is stacking the White House with Clintonites. Folks, it's time for a chill pill...
by mka193
Comment Count 190 comments on Sun Nov 16, 2008 at 12:31 PM PST with 21 Recommends
How many displacements will tech workers face, before Dems are willing to take action? How many "Want Ads for H-1B only" will tech workers read, before Dems restore EEO?The answer is not "blowing in ...
by tech ed
Comment Count 142 comments on Tue Jan 06, 2009 at 10:47 AM PST with 20 Recommends
Yeah, well Michael Steele needs the help. Nobody's home at the RNC, the folks who were there are jumping ship faster than the sprint Eric Kantor engages when seeing a TV camera, and with the Bush ...
by Hawaiiexpat
Comment Count 28 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2009 at 10:21 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
(Link to full video and excerpts of best quotes.) If you were looking for the President to devise an intelligent plan to create immediate jobs and deliver it with ...
by Liberal Gal Blog
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Sep 08, 2011 at 08:51 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
By Dena Sher, Legislative Counsel, ACLU Washington Legislative Office Seventy years ago this week, President Franklin D. ...
by ACLU
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jun 23, 2011 at 11:05 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
UP at MSNBC is hiring ! Chris Hayes, as everyone knows, has moved to PrimeTime with the show All In. His weekend slot has been taken over by Steve Kornacki - starting on April 13th. A lot of the ...
by chloris creator
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 05:48 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
1) Growing public doubt that republicans offer a serious alternative The Perry / Cain spectacle is a turnoff 2) The economy has bottomed out Hiring may inch up 3) ...
by laborlou
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Nov 12, 2011 at 08:36 AM PST with 15 Recommends