House Moves Toward Justice Reform

Following the Senate’s lead, a bipartisan group of lawmakers have introduced legislation to create a commission to complete a comprehensive review of the U.S. justice system, and make recommendations for reform. Reps. Bill Delahunt (D-Mass.), Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio), and Tom Rooney (R-Fla.) on Tuesday announced the introduction … Continue reading

Hammering Out a Contract: Worker Exploitation at a Vo-Tech School

Art Welch, the in-school suspension supervisor at the Columbia-Montour Area Vocational Technical School (Vo-Tech) in Bloomsburg, Pa., earns $8 an hour, only 75 cents above minimum wage. In the six years he has been at Vo-Tech, he has never had a raise. Mary Avery, who has worked in the cafeteria … Continue reading