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Our View: No to college sports unions

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Apr 14 2014 - 2:36pm

Having college sports teams form unions is one of the worst ideas that has jumped out of the hopper in a long while. Yet it has gained steam thanks to the National Labor Relations Board's call that football players at Northwestern have a right to unionize.If common sense can prevail, that NRLB decision will never lead to a sports union at a...

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Review: Watch this; you’ll likely have more appreciation for Cesar Chavez

Standard-Examiner correspondent, Steve Salles
Mar 27 2014 - 6:16pm

As a young boy growing up in Central California, I often heard the name of Cesar Chavez. My parents would use words like "troublemaker" and one of my favorite expressions -- "rabble rouser."I later came to appreciate a different side of what the man tried to do for the farm workers, but until I saw this movie, I had no idea to what lengths he...

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Unions, trade associations worried about possible IRS rule changes

Holly Yeager, The Washington Post
Feb 10 2014 - 9:55am

WASHINGTON -- These are worrisome times for some of the biggest players in Washington's influence game.When the IRS announced that it intended to put new limits on the political activities of some tax-exempt groups, it made clear that it was talking about "social welfare" organizations, a category of the tax code that includes several serious...

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Our View: No to college sports unions

Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner
Apr 14 2014 - 2:36pm

Having college sports teams form unions is one of the worst ideas that has jumped out of the hopper in a long while. Yet it has gained steam thanks to the National Labor Relations Board's call that football players at Northwestern have a right to unionize.If common sense can prevail, that NRLB decision will never lead to a sports union at a...

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Review: Watch this; you’ll likely have more appreciation for Cesar Chavez

Standard-Examiner correspondent, Steve Salles
Mar 27 2014 - 6:16pm

As a young boy growing up in Central California, I often heard the name of Cesar Chavez. My parents would use words like "troublemaker" and one of my favorite expressions -- "rabble rouser."I later came to appreciate a different side of what the man tried to do for the farm workers, but until I saw this movie, I had no idea to what lengths he...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 27 2014 - 6:44pm

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