Pittsburghers Disrupt ALEC Dinner at Heinz Hall to Stand up for Democracy

Disruption comes in advance of major rally outside ALEC Spring Task Force Summit PITTSBURGH—Two dozen Pittsburghers stormed into the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) Spring Task Force Summit meeting on Thursday evening, disrupting the lobbying group’s Board of Directors Dinner.  While ALEC’s Summit is taking place at the Omni-William Penn, the dinner was held a […]

The Fight for Good Jobs at Pitt Heats up as Steelworkers at US Steel Approve New Three-Year Contract

Labor Struggles from the Steel City and Beyond The fight for good jobs at the University of Pittsburgh is heating up as professors, adjuncts, grad students and undergraduates all launch campaigns for improved working conditions at Pittsburgh’s largest university.  Meanwhile workers at US Steel have approved a new 3-year contract bringing a months-long round of […]