The danger level for journalists in hot spots continues to rise worldwide. A lawsuit against Bashar al-Assad is a small step toward ending the trend of killing journalists with impunity.
Temporary workers can now organize along with direct employees and belong to the same bargaining unit, or form a separate bargaining unit composed only of temps.
Mark Vorpahl is an union steward, social justice activist, and writer for Workers’ Action – www.workerscompass.org. He can be reached at Portland@workerscompass.org