• Posts Tagged ‘Education’

    Labor Policy

    by  • November 2, 2016 • News, Policy

    Download the MALC Labor Policy paper PDF version (528 KB).

    Introduction

    The Massachusetts Artists Leaders Coalition (MALC) is dedicated to empowering artists of all disciplines and promoting the arts, culture, and the creative economy throughout the Commonwealth. We work to ensure artists of all disciplines have a meaningful place at policymaking tables at all levels...

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    Support the National Dance Education Organization’s advocacy on Capitol Hill, Thursday, October 6th!

    by  • October 5, 2016 • Calls to Action, Issues, News

    National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) is holding a day of Dance/Arts Advocacy on Capitol Hill this Thursday, October 6th!

    Guest blogger Karen K. Bradley will be there and shares with us what the NDEO will be advocating in DC!

    If you can’t be there on Oct 6th, you can advocate to the U.S. Congress in support of...

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    Voice your support for the endangered UMass Amherst Labor Center

    by  • September 26, 2016 • Calls to Action, News

    There are many artists’ unions in the U.S. (SAG-AFTRA, the Boston Musicians’ Association,  the National Writer’s Union, to name a few) and many artists of all disciplines who hold part-time jobs as adjunct professors, and/or work in labor positions for their second jobs. Therefore, it is distressing to learn that UMass Amherst’s Labor Center, as well as many labor...

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    AFL-CIO: Tell University Administrators to Stop Their Anti-Union Campaign

    by  • September 10, 2016 • Calls to Action, Legislation, News

    In the wake of the recent NLRB ruling permitting graduate teaching and research assistants at private universities to unionize, the Harvard Crimson reports that administrators and graduate students look forward to a meeting to discuss the way forward.

    “We look forward to talking with the administration about having a free and fair union...

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    NLRB to Grad Students at Private Colleges: You can Unionize!

    by  • August 29, 2016 • Issues, Legislation, News

    Graduate student assistants now have the same protections as employees under federal labor law

    On Tuesday, August 23, 2016, the NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) ruled 3-1 in favor of a Columbia University graduate students’ petition to unionize, effectively allowing all graduate students nationwide to unionize at private colleges.

    “The ruling reverses a misguided...

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