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GoFundMe seeks to help Temple University’s international teaching assistants purpose

May 13, 2020 11:12 am

GoFundMe seeks to help Temple University’s international teaching assistants

Unable to travel home thanks to COVID-19 restrictions, or take on temporary off-campus jobs due to visa restrictions, international student workers face 'total poverty,' according to the TUGSA members who started the crowdfunding effort.
Temple’s graduate workers ask for COVID-19 related changes to contract. University says it’s sticking to the old agreement purpose

Apr. 15, 2020 8:18 am

Temple’s graduate workers ask for COVID-19 related changes to contract. University says it’s sticking to the old agreement

TUGSA AFT Local #6290 members say that without the proposed changes, the graduate employees will face "a minefield of financial and healthcare uncertainty."
Employee alleges DHS CAO office has ignored worker safety even after an employee tested positive for COVID-19 purpose

Mar. 27, 2020 2:57 pm

Employee alleges DHS CAO office has ignored worker safety even after an employee tested positive for COVID-19

“Guidance will be released today that will further outline the protections that we’re taking to protect CAO staff," Ali Fogarty of the Department of Human Services said in response to the allegations.
Union and workers reclassified as ‘essential’ claim that the PA Department of Human Services is endangering their safety purpose

Mar. 20, 2020 11:56 am

Union and workers reclassified as ‘essential’ claim that the PA Department of Human Services is endangering their safety

“In many cases, the protection of these workers appears to come second to that of the communities they serve,” says Steve Catanese, president of SEIU Local 668.
Mazzoni Center front-line employees just voted to unionize results

Sep. 14, 2017 12:06 pm

Mazzoni Center front-line employees just voted to unionize

After months of controversy, staffers at the LGBTQ health organization will now be represented by Service Employees International Union.
Unions and Climate Change, Protecting Nail Salon Workers, Grading Gov Agencies on Environment – Social Impact Across the U.S. purpose

May 12, 2015 11:19 am

Unions and Climate Change, Protecting Nail Salon Workers, Grading Gov Agencies on Environment – Social Impact Across the U.S.

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