An angry Westhampton Library staff yesterday voted 31-3 to unionize. Employees are demanding “equal voice and due process” and a voice in library policy. Employee Sabina Trager claims she was unfairly fired June 23.
Mayor Maria Moore of Westhampton Beach has quit the library board after six years. Critics said she should have quit in June 2014 when she was elected mayor. Moore served eight years on fund-raising for the $7.5 million library.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, up for election Oct. 19, has "a peculiar hatred for sharing information" and shows "outright hostility" to the press, said the N.Y. Times. Perhaps the Canadian PR Society will look into this.
The PR profession shouldn’t succumb to the continued dumbing down of language – at least not without a fight. We should select words carefully, knowing which ones to use to communicate desired meanings.
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