The Leonard Lopate Show

Fast-food Workers and a New Kind of Labor Activism

Monday, September 15, 2014

William Finnegan, staff writer at The New Yorker, looks at the push for unionization of fast food workers and their demonstrations for higher minimum wage.

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Legal Rulings Favor Teachers' Union

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

The United Federation of Teachers came away with two legal victories on Monday. One orders the city to go to mediation to establish a teacher evaluation system at 33 struggling schools. The second ends a long-simmering dispute at the Sisulu-Walker Charter School of Harlem by certifying the union as the official bargaining agent for the school.

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