Cheese Degrees is a bamboo cutting board, created by Hogmalion, featuring engraved measurements that will ensure you always slice precise portions of cheese. It is available to purchase from Fred & Friends. Related Laughing Squid PostsA Series of Custom Cutting Boards Featuring Engraved Science and Math ThemesProtractor Pizza Cutter Helps You Cut Pizza Into 6 […]
As previously mentioned, Twitter’s (TWTR) board has been meeting today, and CNBC’s Aditi Roy checked in a short while ago with “the latest,” citing no one in particular. Roy relates that “management is exploring ways to cut costs, including possible layoffs.” As far as sale chatter on the Street about Twitter, “There are no current bids […]
DGLimages/Shutterstock T he National Labor Relations Board issued a pair of decisions in late August, which ruled that teachers at charter schools are private employees, therefore falling under the NLRB’s jurisdiction. The cases centered...Show More Summary
On September 2, 2016, the Manufacturers’ Center for Legal Action filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit challenging a National Labor Relations Board...
Yesterday, the Ninth Circuit took sides in a major split within the U.S. Courts of Appeals over the enforceability of class arbitration waivers. In Morris v. Ernst & Young, LLP, No. 13-16599, Slip. Op. (9th Cir. Aug. 22, 2016), the Ninth Circuit held that employers violate Sections 7 and 8 of the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) by […]
Northwest Herald reports, “McHenry County [Illinois] Board members on [September 6] adopted a measure giving the OK on resolutions related to the funding of a $32 million Interstate 90 and Route 23 interchange project, which proponents say will create an economic windfall for the county and city of Marengo. Show More Summary
The National Labor Relations Board says six Walmart employees who held a peaceful 90-minute strike at a Bay Area store in 2012, protesting their employment status and an abusive supervisor, acted within their rights and were illegally...Show More Summary
Trigger warning International Relations class, 2006. The teacher's assistant is drawing a diagram to explain anarchy on the board. I'm half paying attention, half thinking about the anarchy going on in my own mind. "Anarchy means there are no rules," she says. Show More Summary
Are charter schools private corporations or public schools? In two separate cases, the National Labor Relations Board says private corporations: In its recent decisions, both issued Aug. 24, the National Labor Relations Board ruled that...Show More Summary
Teachers’ unions were very excited by two National Labor Relations Board rulings last month. The board concluded in both cases that charter schools were not “political subdivisions” and were thus subject to the National Labor Relations Act. In plain English, it means that unions and unionization efforts in charter schools are regulated by the federal […]
The National Labor Relations Board has finally ordered the counting of ballots cast more than three years ago to determine whether reality show producers at NBC News’ Peacock Productions want to be represented by the WGA East. Writer-producers...Show More Summary
The board's two recent decisions regarding charter schools in New York and Pennsylvania speak to a long-running national debate over whether charters are public institutions.
A ninth grade student in Pennsylvania has told her school board that she may not be able to graduate high school because of the guidelines introduced by the Obama administration relating to transgender students’ use of bathrooms and locker rooms. Show More Summary
American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA) announced today its August Autoimmune Heroes - the 46 Board members and advisors who have loyally and generously donated their time and talents to helping AARDA and its mission evolve and grow these last 25 years.
In its recent decision in Columbia University, the National Labor Relations Board by a 3-1 vote granted graduate student assistants at private universities the right to form labor unions and to collectively bargain. For all but a few...Show More Summary
Yes, graduate students who work are WORKERS. The National Labor Relations Board has re-settled the question of whether graduate student workers are primarily students or workers and decided…they can be both.
Just over one year ago, the National Labor Relations Board declined to assert jurisdiction over Northwestern University's college football players. At the time of the Northwestern University decision,the National Labor Relations Board skirted the issue of whether undergraduate college students could constitute "employees" under the National Labor Relations Act. Instead, [...]
Last week, I boarded the train and headed from my Friday morning SoulCycle class to a new type of workout. I was about to get a training session... at the circus. Image Source: Ringling Bros Related Stories: Overcome Your Fear of Working...Show More Summary
Don't mess with Britney, btch! As you may have heard, Lifetime is planning on making a biopic about Britney Spears starring Hail, Caesar! actress Natasha Bassett — but apparently the Toxic singer is NOT on board with the idea! Related: Britney Talks Fame, Justin Bieber, & Not Wanting To Work With 'Divas'! It wasn't long after the news [...]
The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that grad students working at private universities can form unions, something that the universities themselves have fought tooth-and-nail for years, with elite universities posted FAQs explaining...Show More Summary