Some 40,000 child-care workers across the state will receive a 15 percent raise in their new contract. The contract settlement coincided with a state budget agreement to fund 200,000 child-care slots over five years.
Sylvie Laurent, interviewed by Arvind Dilawar
Throughout his adult life, Martin Luther King Jr believed in striking down not only racial apartheid but class exploitation. That twin commitment was embodied in his final effort: the often-forgotten Poor People’s Campaign.
Lee Saunders and Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II
Through their work in public education, public transit and public health, millions of African Americans have been able to provide for their families and strengthen their communities. But without federal aid now those jobs are on the chopping block.
On June 27, the Supreme Court delivered a blow to public sector unions that could affect many library workers. More than a quarter of librarians (26.2%) and around one-fifth of library technicians (19.3%) and library assistants 22.7%) are members.
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