Letter to the Editor:”Mom, Doesn’t Everyone Deserve To Work in a Safe & Healthy Workplace? Even If That Workplace is a Car?”

This past Sunday I read a posting of a story written by Somerville News Weekly’s William Tauro on his Facebook page that on Saturday he was attending a police officer’s father’s funeral and he had encountered a Somerville policeman standing outside of his police cruiser. Continue reading Letter to the Editor:”Mom, Doesn’t Everyone Deserve To Work in a Safe & Healthy Workplace? Even If That Workplace is a Car?”

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS SUNDAY, March 26, the 85th day of 2017 with 280 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:37 and sunset is @ 7:02. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Saturn & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1026 – Conrad II was crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope John XIX. 
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HOUSE DISCUSSION BAN DISCRIMINATION AGAINST UNEMPLOYED

By Bob Katzen 

House Bill (S 1027) – Prohibits employers and employment agencies from discriminating against any job applicant who is currently unemployed. The number of long-term unemployed (jobless for 27 weeks or more) stood at an estimated 1.8 million in February and accounted for 23.8 percent of the unemployed. Continue reading HOUSE DISCUSSION BAN DISCRIMINATION AGAINST UNEMPLOYED