United Students Against Sweatshops pushes to kick Teach For America off college campuses

United Students Against Sweatshops, a national college student-organizing group, wants Teach For America to stop recruiting on college campuses. Read the full story at Gapers Block – Mechanics.

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Photo: Chicago Teachers Union vice president Jessie Sharkey, former TFA corps member Jameson Brewer, UIC College of Education professor Rico Gutstein and Chicago teacher Katie Osgood speak out against TFA at a “Truth Tour” panel forum in Chicago hosted by United Students Against Sweatshops. (Photo/ Emily Brosious)

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Labor Board: Northwestern Football Players Can Unionize – Gapers Block Mechanics | Chicago

By Emily Brosious
Mar. 28, 2014

In a precedent-setting decision, the National Labor Relations Board in Chicago ruled Wednesday that college athletes who receive scholarships to play for private universities qualify as employees under the National Labor Relations Act and have the right to unionize….Read the full story at Gapers Block.

(Photo/Terry Johnston via Flickr)
Northwestern University football players and others filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board’s Chicago offices seeking formal union recognition in January. (Photo/Terry Johnston via Flickr)