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Thursday Rundown: Unionizing Point Park's Adjuncts


These topics air Thursday June 26, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002.

Point Park Adjuncts Vote for USW Representation

Point Park University adjunct faculty have voted in favor of United Steel Workers representation. Results tabulated Wednesday at the regional office of the National Labor Relations Board in the Federal Building showed 172 faculty members voted in favor of USW representation, while 79 were against. Point Park now has seven days to put in any challenges. We'll talk with Point Park adjunct instructor Rebecca Taksel and USW organizer Randa Ruge.

On the Job with Sasha King - Nailing the Interview

The job interview can be one of the most nerve wracking experiences you’ll ever go through. Magazines and websites regularly run stories about how to answer questions, what mistakes to avoid, etc. In this month’s On the Job segment independent career consultant Sasha King joins us to tell us all we’ll need to know in order to nail the interview.

Summer Music Venues

One of the many joys of summer is listening to music at an outdoor venue. Whether you enjoy opera, jazz, rock or classical it somehow seems more enjoyable outdoors. Travel contributor Elaine Labalme, suggests some famous performance spaces where you can enjoy an outdoor concert. 

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