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Kent State massacre resurrected by a PEF union activist

On May 4, 1970, a bullet fired from an Ohio National Guardsman pierced the foot of Thomas M. Grace on the Kent State University campus. He was one of nine unarmed students who were wounded. Four other students were killed by the rapid gunfire, including Sandy Scheuer, who was in an ambulance with Grace, when the paramedics pronounced... Read more

NEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION OF BLACK AND PUERTO RICAN LEGISLATORS, INC. 45TH CONFERENCE

45th Annual Legislative Conference Workshop Title: “The Potential Impact of Friedrichs v CTA & Evenwel v Abbott on Working Class Communities and Public Sector Unions”   Description: The forum will review the potential impact of two Supreme Court cases: Friedrich v. California Teachers Association and Evenwel v. Abbott. In particular, this forum will analyze how these cases affect communities of color, particularly women of color. Also,... Read more

CAMPAIGN FOR PATIENT SAFETY

Dozens of nurses from across the state gathered in Albany for a press conference to echo a 21-year cry for legislation on safe-patient ratios. PEF President Wayne Spence spoke at the event, saying the union was concerned about nurse retention and recruitment. He also said patients who press the call button in a hospital have to wait an unacceptable amount of time... Read more