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Our Wedding: Part One

We were talking to one of the local residents today and Amsterdam came up. Apparently she had just got back from a five day break with her senior citizen club and she’d had a lovely time. 825 more words

My Life

Big Picket Lines As Bradford Bus Drivers Strike

Over 300 bus drivers, engineers and support staff in Bradford said ‘enough is enough’ and came out on a 48-hour strike on Monday 27 April that will have a massive impact on their privatised company. 269 more words

Trade Unions

Athens to My Asshole in 30 Seconds

Europe is now the center of cheapo airfares. Ryanair, Easyjet, Wizz, airBaltic…one way or another, you can get anywhere for sometimes a few dollars/Euros/pounds/blow jobs, I mean, whatever currency you use. 1,106 more words

BLERG

Weekend News & Commentary — April 25-26

According to Reuters “truckers who haul freight from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will vote on Saturday whether to go on strike, organizers said, in a move that could revive labor tensions at the nation’s busiest cargo hub as it recovers from a crippling dockworkers dispute.”  Truckers are demanding to be allowed the right to collectively bargain as employees, not independent contractors exempt from protections, and the outcome of the dispute has widespread implications for the trucking industry in Southern California.  763 more words

On Labor

A Magnitude 7.9 Earthquake Rocks Nepal

A powerful earthquake struck
Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday (April 25, 2015) killing hundreds of people, toppling an historic 19th-century tower in the capital Kathmandu and touching off a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest. 177 more words

News

Selected Events (04/25) + Museum Special Exhibitions: Manhattan’s WestSide

Today’s “Fab 5″+1/ Selected NYCity Events – SATURDAY, APR. 25, 2015
“We search the internet everyday looking for the very best of What’s Happening on Manhattan’s WestSide, so that you don’t have to. 1,440 more words

April 25, 1969

The governor of South Carolina declares a state of emergency in Charleston and orders more than 100,000 state troopers and members of the National Guard to break a strike by predominantly African American Medical University Hospital workers seeking recognition for their union, Local 1199B of the Retail Drug and Hospital Employees. 26 more words

History