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As some of you may have already noticed, the Catherwood Library is now on Twitter! Right now, we’re primarily using the account as another way to promote our Workplace Issues Today news service, but we’ll also be using it for announcements and news from the Catherwood Library in the weeks and months to come. […]

New Senate Bill Prohibits “Unemployed Need Not Apply”

New Senate Bill Prohibits “Unemployed Need Not Apply” (S. 1471:

Workplace Issues Today: Wisconsin protests continue

Wisconsin union leaders called for teachers to return to work on Monday, but other workers say that they will stay put. The protests over Governor Scott walker’s bill continued all weekend, and many are hoping to see some movement from Republican Senators. The Republican leadership said that any hopes for movement were unfounded, and that […]

AFSCME’s Philadelphia story : municipal workers and urban power in the twentieth century (Book of the Month)

AFSCME’s Philadelphia story : municipal workers and urban power in the twentieth century by Francis Ryan is Catherwood’s Book of the Month. Beginning in the 1920s and ending in the 2000s, AFSCME’s Philadelphia Story provides a comprehensive account of the development of what is today the largest and most powerful union in the AFL-CIO, the […]

Workplace Issues Today: Hawaiian Hilton workers protest

Workers at a Hilton hotel in Hawaii demonstrated in and around the hotel on Tuesday in an effort to pressure the hotel into negotiating a better contract. Estimates for the demonstration ranged from 400 to 2,000 people, with workers being joined by attendees of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans conference. The organizers of […]

Workplace Issues Today: Actors reach deal with studios

The Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists reached a deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers after six weeks of negotiations. The early negotiations and the lack of public announcements by the unions were part of an effort to end the history of contentiousness and drawn-out […]

Workplace Issues Today: Transport Workers reject American Airlines offer

American Airlines’ workers, represented by the Transport Workers Union, rejected a pay offer on Tuesday with a vote of 6,074 to 3,371. The TWU requested that the National Mediation Board release the mechanics from mediation earlier this year and was denied. The newest setback has brought up the possibility of a strike. If the NMB […]

Find Company Profiles Before Your Interview!

The web site is: Best viewed in full screen! Click the full screen icon before you click play. The steps demonstrated are: 1. Go to 2. Click the ‘Company Profiles’ tab. 3. Select ‘Business Source Complete”. 4. Enter the name of the company you are interested in and click ‘Search’. 5. On the […]

Happy Labor Day!

The Catherwood Library wishes you and yours a happy and restful Labor Day!

Catherwood Birthday Celebration Postponed

Due to inclement weather, the celebration of Martin P. Catherwood’s birthday will be postponed one day until Thursday January 29. We will be having snacks in the lobby of the library at 11:30. Come join us to celebrate!

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