ILWU members help LA Teachers win strike to improve public schools

Supporting quality public schools: ILWU members participated in a solidarity campaign organized by the Southern California District Council that helped teachers in LA win a six-day strike for smaller class sizes, more nurses andcounselors, a cap on new private charter schools and greater accountability for existing charters. The community-wide effort involved hundreds of volunteers who … Read moreILWU members help LA Teachers win strike to improve public schools

NOAA and NCAR Partner on New State-of-the-Art Weather and Climate Modeling Framework

NOAA and NCAR Partner on New State-of-the-Art Weather and Climate Modeling Framework February 8, 2019 kcpullen@doc.gov Fri, 02/08/2019 – 12:41 Atmospheric data Weather and satellites A National Weather Service meteorologist uses weather model data to generate precipitation forecasts from NOAA’s Weather Prediction Center in College Park, MD.  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) The United … Read moreNOAA and NCAR Partner on New State-of-the-Art Weather and Climate Modeling Framework

Priority Makes the Difference – FirstNet in Action

Priority Makes the Difference – FirstNet in Action February 8, 2019 kcpullen@doc.gov Fri, 02/08/2019 – 10:56 First responder network FirstNet’s advanced speeds enable the Richmond (Va.) Police Department to receive and monitor live camera and weather feeds, pull up suspect information quickly, and tie computer-aided dispatch interfaces to 911 call centers. The following is a … Read morePriority Makes the Difference – FirstNet in Action

New Census Bureau Director – Moving Ahead and Achieving a Successful 2020 Census

New Census Bureau Director – Moving Ahead and Achieving a Successful 2020 Census February 8, 2019 kcpullen@doc.gov Fri, 02/08/2019 – 10:04 2020 Census U.S. Census Bureau Director Dr. Steven Dillingham The following is a cross-post from the U.S. Census Bureau Director’s Blog By Dr. Steven Dillingham, U.S. Census Bureau Director The mission here at the … Read moreNew Census Bureau Director – Moving Ahead and Achieving a Successful 2020 Census

Latest Labor Board Decision A Step In The Right Direction, But Not A Magic Bullet

I recently wrote about the January 25 decision from the National Labor Relations Board that makes it easier for businesses to classify their workers as independent contractors (SuperShuttle DFW, Inc.). You can read the full article here. In a nutshell, now that the Board is comprised of Trump appointees and majority Republican, it reversed a … Read moreLatest Labor Board Decision A Step In The Right Direction, But Not A Magic
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