Tag Archives: union

“Easy” Mail Service is Hard Pill for Workers to Swallow

by John Leddy If you have ever been frustrated by not being able to purchase priority mail envelopes on a weekend or send a package from the post office after the national news, you may be a fan of the Staples pilot program the United States Postal Service (USPS) announced in October of 2013. As […]

Are You Ready for Some (Unionized College) Football?

by Christa Pitts As a recent college graduate from an Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) school, I completely identify with the feeling of admiration that college students have for their schools’ athletes.  In many instances, these athletes are campus celebrities–students beg for their autographs and their pictures are plastered everywhere.  But as much as I reveled […]

NFL Referees are Back!—But are unions?

I am neither a Packers nor a Seahawks fan, so the Monday night game that was the turning point in labor negotiations between the National Football League (“NFL”) and the referees (“refs”) didn’t cause me to lose any sleep.  (The Redskins can lose all on their own, thank you).  What did, was the refusal of […]