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In the Dead of the Night: How NC Republicans Used Deception to Hurt Our Teachers

At 1:17 a.m., in what Governor Perdue called an “unprecedented, unconstitutional power grab,” House Republicans used a surprise, late-night congressional session to override Perdue’s veto of SB727, which stops the North Carolina Association of Educators from collecting dues from teachers’ paychecks via payroll deduction. Not surprisingly, the NCAE has been vocal in our state against the… Continue reading In the Dead of the Night: How NC Republicans Used Deception to Hurt Our Teachers

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In Case You Missed It: the NY Times comments on Bon Appetit

Just last week, the NY Times called Bon Appetit (Duke’s contracted food provider–they serve the food at the Devil’s Bistro, the Marketplace, and the Great Hall) the “most principled food provider in the country.” Bon Appetit is working with the United Farm Workers union to develop verifiable and enforceable standards for farm labor practices across… Continue reading In Case You Missed It: the NY Times comments on Bon Appetit