Posts in category "Work place"

The controversial Wisconsin budget reform saves teachers’ jobs.

The Brown Deer (Wisconsin) school superintendent long had been negotiating with his teachers’ union in an attempt to file a budget hole. The union wouldn’t budget, so the superintend had no other choice but to lay off 27 teachers–some of them friends. But with the new bargaining law, passed with such passionate teacher union opposition,... Read more »

Blizzard makes the case for more telecommuting

  How many of you are stuck at home thanks to great blizzard of 2011, but found that thanks to modern technology that you can do your job almost as well as going into the office? How many of you have discovered that you can do your job even better, thanks to the absence of... Read more »
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