Category Archives: Labor/Unions

Are Charter School Directors Bending Pension Rules?

By Rick Mercurio Teachers and administrators in California’s public schools earn pensions based on several factors. For some, like Dennis Snyder, the founder of three charter schools in Escondido CA, it adds up to a healthy lifetime benefit, even though … Continue reading

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Gretchen Newsom Gives Union Perspective on the TPP Trade Deal

by Peg Mitchell Have you heard about the “TPP” and wondered why there is so much disagreement among Democrats, Labor and our President about it? Gretchen Newsom, Political Director of the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) Local 569 in San … Continue reading

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