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Western Advocate
The week that was around central and western NSWRobyn Roberts at the new look Rapt at Cowra Trophies DUBBO: Dubbo Teachers Ass
The week that was around central and western NSW
Western Advocate / Posted 11 hours ago
Robyn Roberts at the new look Rapt at Cowra Trophies DUBBO: Dubbo Teachers Association president Mitchell Welham and NSW Teachers Federation Dubbo organiser Duncan McDonald will continue to campaign for Gonski needs-based funding. Photo: BELINDA... Read more
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Daily Liberal
The week that was around central and western NSWRobyn Roberts at the new look Rapt at Cowra Trophies DUBBO: Dubbo Teachers Ass
The week that was around central and western NSW
Daily Liberal / Posted 12 hours ago
Robyn Roberts at the new look Rapt at Cowra Trophies DUBBO: Dubbo Teachers Association president Mitchell Welham and NSW Teachers Federation Dubbo organiser Duncan McDonald will continue to campaign for Gonski needs-based funding. Photo: BELINDA... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Myanmar anti-Muslim activist arrested for post about Suu Kyidisturb, inappropriately influence or intimidate. The suit was filed by Wai Yan
Myanmar anti-Muslim activist arrested for post about Suu Kyi
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 17 hours ago
disturb, inappropriately influence or intimidate. The suit was filed by Wai Yan Aung, an executive member of the Burma Teachers' Federation. Suu Kyi's government, which took power at the end of March, has been cautious in dealing with the... Read more
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Salon.com
Myanmar anti-Muslim activist arrested for post about Suu Kyidisturb, inappropriately influence or intimidate. The suit was filed by Wai Yan
Myanmar anti-Muslim activist arrested for post about Suu Kyi
Salon.com / Posted 17 hours ago
disturb, inappropriately influence or intimidate. The suit was filed by Wai Yan Aung, an executive member of the Burma Teachers’ Federation. Suu Kyi’s government, which took power at the end of March, has been cautious in dealing with the... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Western students 'abandoned' by governmentbudget in its failure to follow through with needs-based funding in what will b
Western students 'abandoned' by government
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
budget in its failure to follow through with needs-based funding in what will be a "critical election issue", NSW Teachers Federation Dubbo organiser Duncan McDonald says. Dubbo Teachers Association president Mitchell Welham and NSW... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Funding cuts lead board to cut more EA'sexperience,” said Paula Walpole, president of the Educational Support Professio
Funding cuts lead board to cut more EA's
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted yesterday
experience,” said Paula Walpole, president of the Educational Support Professionals unit of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation in the Bluewater board. EA's help kids with intense special needs including kids with autism, cerebral... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Quinn staying on School Board while majority promises more ‘harmony’said board member Sharon Belton-Cottman. “Children are our main priority.” Phi
Quinn staying on School Board while majority promises more ‘harmony’
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
said board member Sharon Belton-Cottman. “Children are our main priority.” Philip Rumore, president of the Buffalo Teachers Federation, which supported the candidates who upended the current majority on the board, also expressed optimism... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Western students 'abandoned' by governmentbudget in its failure to follow through with needs-based funding in what will b
Western students 'abandoned' by government
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
budget in its failure to follow through with needs-based funding in what will be a "critical election issue", NSW Teachers Federation Dubbo organiser Duncan McDonald says. Dubbo Teachers Association president Mitchell Welham and NSW... Read more
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The Buffalo News
School Board turnout nearly matches 2013 as control shifts againwith signs dotting the sidewalk. A similar pattern was seen at other major pol
School Board turnout nearly matches 2013 as control shifts again
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
with signs dotting the sidewalk. A similar pattern was seen at other major polling places across the city. Buffalo Teachers Federation President Philip Rumore said his people manned phone banks Monday night and that robocalls went out to... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Despite high stakes, voter turnout is low for Buffalo School Board raceswith signs dotting the sidewalk. A similar pattern was seen at other major pol
Despite high stakes, voter turnout is low for Buffalo School Board races
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
with signs dotting the sidewalk. A similar pattern was seen at other major polling places across the city. Buffalo Teachers Federation President Philip Rumore said his people manned phone banks Monday night and that robocalls went out to... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Thousands of students miss class as Detroit teachers' strike enters day twothan 45,000 students to miss class because of a funding crisis that has put the
Thousands of students miss class as Detroit teachers' strike enters day two
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
than 45,000 students to miss class because of a funding crisis that has put the city at odds with teachers. The Detroit Teachers Federation called for a mass sickout after the school district’s management announced over the weekend that it would... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Write-in ballots, challenges could delay outcome of Buffalo School Board electionscan rest assured that there will be people scrutinizing any write-in ballots,”
Write-in ballots, challenges could delay outcome of Buffalo School Board elections
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
can rest assured that there will be people scrutinizing any write-in ballots,” said Philip Rumore, president of the Buffalo Teachers Federation, which is supporting candidates attempting to upend the current majority on the board. The possibility... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Write-ins, challenges could delay outcome of Buffalo School Board electionscan rest assured that there will be people scrutinizing any write-in ballots,”
Write-ins, challenges could delay outcome of Buffalo School Board elections
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
can rest assured that there will be people scrutinizing any write-in ballots,” said Philip Rumore, president of the Buffalo Teachers Federation, which is supporting candidates attempting to upend the current majority on the board. The possibility... Read more
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BC Local News
Nanaimo school district regularly testing water qualityWith the B.C. Teachers’ Federation urging the B.C. government to support the re
Nanaimo school district regularly testing water quality
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
With the B.C. Teachers’ Federation urging the B.C. government to support the recently introduced Safe Water for Schools Act, the Nanaimo school district said it regularly tests water in schools. The proposed legislation seeks the development of... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Nanaimo school district regularly testing water qualityWith the B.C. Teachers’ Federation urging the B.C. government to support the re
Nanaimo school district regularly testing water quality
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
With the B.C. Teachers’ Federation urging the B.C. government to support the recently introduced Safe Water for Schools Act, the Nanaimo school district said it regularly tests water in schools. The proposed legislation seeks the development of... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Funding fails west's schools$3 billion short of their pre-election promise and will leave Western NSW schoo
Funding fails west's schools
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
$3 billion short of their pre-election promise and will leave Western NSW schools lagging behind, the Dubbo branch of the Teachers Federation said. The federal government's education funding for the end of the decade has fallen $3 billion short... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Tiny percentage of voters expected to decide fate of city schoolsthe nine-member board. In the Park District, Paladino faces 18-year-old Austin
Tiny percentage of voters expected to decide fate of city schools
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
the nine-member board. In the Park District, Paladino faces 18-year-old Austin Harig, a student supported by the Buffalo Teachers Federation and the AFL-CIO. In the North District, two-term incumbent Jason M. McCarthy barely escaped being... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Layoff notices for Bluewater ed assistantsBoard has issued layoff notices to 23 full-time equivalent education assistant
Layoff notices for Bluewater ed assistants
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 4 days ago
Board has issued layoff notices to 23 full-time equivalent education assistant positions, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation announced Saturday. Paula Walpole, president of OSSTF District 7's education support professionals... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Unions back to basicssaid this year’s campaign was getting “back to basics” to target fundamental ri
Unions back to basics
Kiama Independent / Posted 5 days ago
said this year’s campaign was getting “back to basics” to target fundamental rights that they believed were in jeopardy. Teachers Federation Wollongong organiser John Black pushed for more funding for the Gonski education model, warning children... Read more
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Toronto Star
NDP holding company sold party headquarters buildingthe United Food and Commercial Workers, the Ontario Public Service Employees Un
NDP holding company sold party headquarters building
Toronto Star / Posted 6 days ago
the United Food and Commercial Workers, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union, Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (now Unifor), the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation, and the Service Employees International Uni... Read more
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Timmins Times
Somber day fuels fight to protect workersand his family. Thursday’s event was hosted by J.P. Desilets of Timmins, a mem
Somber day fuels fight to protect workers
Timmins Times / Posted 6 days ago
and his family. Thursday’s event was hosted by J.P. Desilets of Timmins, a member of the OSSTF (Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation) and president of the Timmins Labour Council. While Desilets recalled the importance of remembering and... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
ETFO, other education unions, win Bill 115 challenge – Manitoulin ExpositorSUDBURY—The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and other educatio
ETFO, other education unions, win Bill 115 challenge – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 6 days ago
SUDBURY—The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and other education unions won a major court victory at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice last week. The court found that the Ontario government’s Bill 115 imposed in the fall of 2012... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Organized labor flexes muscles to influence Buffalo school voteWorkers of America that asked the organization to get involved in the Buffalo S
Organized labor flexes muscles to influence Buffalo school vote
The Buffalo News / Posted 7 days ago
Workers of America that asked the organization to get involved in the Buffalo School Board races – not the Buffalo Teachers Federation. That union’s leader, Debora M. Hayes, who has a long history as a labor and strike leader, was... Read more
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Toronto Star
Kathleen Wynne says Andrea Horwath stalling on reforms because of Cornerstone tiesService Employees Union, Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canad
Kathleen Wynne says Andrea Horwath stalling on reforms because of Cornerstone ties
Toronto Star / Posted 7 days ago
Service Employees Union, Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (now Unifor), the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation, and the Service Employees International Union — have less boardroom power than the NDP with its Class A... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Profile of Buffalo School Board candidate: Jennifer L. Mecozzi, West Districtcommunication, or at least an idea of what’s going on, to the community.” Supp
Profile of Buffalo School Board candidate: Jennifer L. Mecozzi, West District
The Buffalo News / Posted 7 days ago
communication, or at least an idea of what’s going on, to the community.” Supporters: Citizen Action of New York, Buffalo Teachers Federation. Expected campaign budget: $20,000. ON THE ISSUES: • Against more charter schools in Buffalo. •... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Profile of Buffalo School Board candidate: James M. Sampson, West Districtnegotiations: “After 11 years, I still don’t see union leaders getting serious
Profile of Buffalo School Board candidate: James M. Sampson, West District
The Buffalo News / Posted 7 days ago
negotiations: “After 11 years, I still don’t see union leaders getting serious about the contract. I heard (the Buffalo Teachers Federation) won’t meet with the district until after the elections.” On the board’s legal battle with LPCiminelli... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
In honour of Mike Dwyerthe time, stop at the Mike Dwyer Reserve and walk over to the Comradeship sculp
In honour of Mike Dwyer
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
the time, stop at the Mike Dwyer Reserve and walk over to the Comradeship sculpture. Read the plaque and maybe return Mike’s smile in honour of all those who have made a contribution. Maurie Mulheron is the President of the NSW Teachers Fede... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Profile of Buffalo School Board candidate: Austin Harig, Park Districtto be in them. And the kids that I’ve met there, they’re just amazing, and they
Profile of Buffalo School Board candidate: Austin Harig, Park District
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 days ago
to be in them. And the kids that I’ve met there, they’re just amazing, and they can be so successful.” Supporters: Buffalo Teachers Federation, AFL-CIO, Stonewall Democrats of Buffalo, New York State United Teachers. Expected campaign budget:... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Profile of Buffalo School Board candidate: Carl P. Paladino, Park Districtto respond. IN HIS OWN WORDS: On the long-expired teacher contract and stalle
Profile of Buffalo School Board candidate: Carl P. Paladino, Park District
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 days ago
to respond. IN HIS OWN WORDS: On the long-expired teacher contract and stalled negotiations: Has said the Buffalo Teachers Federation and President Philip Rumore should not support candidates for the School Board, calling it a “tragic... Read more
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Literary Minded
9.6 to Labor – The Poll BludgerOrange councillor. • The Blue Mountains Gazette last week reported that a Reac
9.6 to Labor – The Poll Bludger
Literary Minded / Posted 8 days ago
Orange councillor. • The Blue Mountains Gazette last week reported that a ReachTEL poll conducted on April 19 for the NSW Teachers Federation had Liberal and Labor tied in the Blue Mountains seat of Macquarie, which Louise Markus holds for the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Political factions trying to take over ‘non-partisan’ School Boardno fan of Grassroots. “There’s all these different factions out there,” said P
Political factions trying to take over ‘non-partisan’ School Board
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
no fan of Grassroots. “There’s all these different factions out there,” said Philip Rumore, president of the Buffalo Teachers Federation, a usually prominent election force whose efforts this year have been largely overshadowed. Nowhere does... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Profile of candidate for Buffalo School Board: Hope R. Jay, North Districtin what goes on in my district and public education.” Supporters: Erie County
Profile of candidate for Buffalo School Board: Hope R. Jay, North District
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
in what goes on in my district and public education.” Supporters: Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz, Buffalo Teachers Federation. Expected campaign budget: $20,000 ON THE ISSUES: • Does not think there should be more charter... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Pyne passes caning question to statesare very effective. He says it should be up to schools to decide how best to m
Pyne passes caning question to states
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
are very effective. He says it should be up to schools to decide how best to mete out punishments. The Greens and the NSW Teachers Federation have called for Dr Donnelly's resignation, while state governments have lined up to condemn his views.... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
One-day-a-week strike follows lack of contracts for Ontario teachersHigh school teachers at a small Northwestern Ontario school board are ramping u
One-day-a-week strike follows lack of contracts for Ontario teachers
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
High school teachers at a small Northwestern Ontario school board are ramping up their job action by staging one-day-a-week strikes – and the head of the provincial union didn’t rule out that others could follow. Teachers at the Rainy River District... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo School Board campaigns attract $44,000 in contributions so farthe teachers union and educational reform groups, both trying to influence the
Buffalo School Board campaigns attract $44,000 in contributions so far
The Buffalo News / Posted 11 days ago
the teachers union and educational reform groups, both trying to influence the outcome of the election. The Buffalo Teachers Federation long has provided financial support to its favored candidates, but educational reformers with competing... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Power, politics and money play a big role in ‘non-partisan’ Buffalo School Board raceswants the backing of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership representing the business
Power, politics and money play a big role in ‘non-partisan’ Buffalo School Board races
The Buffalo News / Posted 11 days ago
wants the backing of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership representing the business community, has been critical of the Buffalo Teachers Federation and its opposition to the reform agenda, including more charter schools. Sampson said he also is... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Once-sleepy race for Buffalo School Board becomes ‘vicious’of various candidates. But clearly, the election is going the union’s way. Al
Once-sleepy race for Buffalo School Board becomes ‘vicious’
The Buffalo News / Posted 11 days ago
of various candidates. But clearly, the election is going the union’s way. All of the candidates endorsed by the Buffalo Teachers Federation – incumbents Theresa Harris-Tigg and Sharon Belton-Cottman, and candidates Hope Jay, Paulette Woods,... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Teachers say TAFE report data 3 years oldTHE NSW Teachers Federation (NSWTF) say the recent report criticising TAFE NSW
Teachers say TAFE report data 3 years old
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 11 days ago
THE NSW Teachers Federation (NSWTF) say the recent report criticising TAFE NSW would be used as fuel for future cost-cutting measures by the state government, despite being unreliable. THE NSW Teachers Federation (NSWTF) say the recent report... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Hardball politics comes to the Buffalo School Boardof various candidates. But clearly, the election is going the union’s way. Al
Hardball politics comes to the Buffalo School Board
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
of various candidates. But clearly, the election is going the union’s way. All of the candidates endorsed by the Buffalo Teachers Federation – incumbents Theresa Harris-Tigg and Sharon Belton-Cottman, and candidates Hope Jay, Paulette Woods,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
When Ms. Straughan became Mr. Straughan: How a transgender teacher learned to be himselfinadvertently profound. Until this school year, Mr. Straughan was known as Ms.
When Ms. Straughan became Mr. Straughan: How a transgender teacher learned to be himself
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 days ago
inadvertently profound. Until this school year, Mr. Straughan was known as Ms. Straughan. He is one of a few transgender teachers to come into the classroom, and in doing so has challenged young developing minds – and a few adults – about gender... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Catholic board eyes ways to reduce deficitboard should chop the pay of administrators and board office staff rather than
Catholic board eyes ways to reduce deficit
Barrie Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
board should chop the pay of administrators and board office staff rather than that of front-line employees such as EAs, teachers and designated early-childhood educators (DECEs). "I'm continually being told that I have one of the most important... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Catholic board eyes ways to reduce deficitboard should chop the pay of administrators and board office staff rather than
Catholic board eyes ways to reduce deficit
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
board should chop the pay of administrators and board office staff rather than that of front-line employees such as EAs, teachers and designated early-childhood educators (DECEs). "I'm continually being told that I have one of the most important... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Catholic board eyes ways to reduce deficitboard should chop the pay of administrators and board office staff rather than
Catholic board eyes ways to reduce deficit
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 13 days ago
board should chop the pay of administrators and board office staff rather than that of front-line employees such as EAs, teachers and designated early-childhood educators (DECEs). "I'm continually being told that I have one of the most important... Read more
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Daily Liberal
State report 'deeply flawed'"deeply flawed" document designed to undermine the public education provider an
State report 'deeply flawed'
Daily Liberal / Posted 13 days ago
"deeply flawed" document designed to undermine the public education provider and put the Western Institute at risk, the NSW Teachers Federation says. THE report into NSW TAFE commissioned by the state government was a "deeply flawed" document... Read more
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Daily Examiner
North Coast TAFE makes the cut in market reviewand we need a TAFE NSW which is set up for the jobs of the future – in science,
North Coast TAFE makes the cut in market review
Daily Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
and we need a TAFE NSW which is set up for the jobs of the future – in science, technology and engineering.” NSW Teachers Federation president Maurie Mulheron said the government followed up the “flawed” report’s release by cancelling... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Sampson’s ballot loss could deliver major blow to School Board majoritythem on the School Board.” Jennifer L. Mecozzi, who is affiliated with PUSH Bu
Sampson’s ballot loss could deliver major blow to School Board majority
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 days ago
them on the School Board.” Jennifer L. Mecozzi, who is affiliated with PUSH Buffalo and supported by the Buffalo Teachers Federation, is now the only candidate for the West District seat . During his three-year tenure as a member of the... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Janelle Saffin would win Page: Teachers’ union pollwin the seat of Page, returning Janelle Saffin as federal member, according to
Janelle Saffin would win Page: Teachers’ union poll
Daily Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
win the seat of Page, returning Janelle Saffin as federal member, according to the results of a poll conducted by the NSW Teachers Federation. The Teachers Federation engaged market research company Reachtel to survey 641 members in Page and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Could Election 2016 take us back to where we started?might reflect that national trend. Sid Maher reported in The Australian that a
Could Election 2016 take us back to where we started?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
might reflect that national trend. Sid Maher reported in The Australian that a ReachTEL poll commissioned by the NSW Teachers Federation showed Labor in front in Dobell (which is already notionally Labor) but also ahead in Page and Lindsay,... Read more
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Northern Star
Janelle Saffin would win Page: Teachers’ union pollwin the seat of Page, returning Janelle Saffin as federal member, according to
Janelle Saffin would win Page: Teachers’ union poll
Northern Star / Posted 14 days ago
win the seat of Page, returning Janelle Saffin as federal member, according to the results of a poll conducted by the NSW Teachers Federation. The Teachers Federation engaged market research company Reachtel to survey 641 members in Page and... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Canada's indigenous people seek help in suicide crisis amid tension over refugeesto start offering full respect to indigenous Canadians,” Trudeau said in Ottawa
Canada's indigenous people seek help in suicide crisis amid tension over refugees
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 14 days ago
to start offering full respect to indigenous Canadians,” Trudeau said in Ottawa as he met members of the Canadian Teachers Federation. He pointed to the suicide rate for First Nations, which for young males is 10 times higher than... Read more
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