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Newswise: Expert: Auto workers’ strike could impact future labor organizing
Released: 19-Sep-2023 5:05 PM EDT
Expert: Auto workers’ strike could impact future labor organizing
Washington University in St. Louis

The persistently tight labor market, growing frustration over wage inequality and record high support for unions set the stage for the United Auto Workers strike, according to Jake Rosenfeld, a professor of sociology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis.

Released: 19-Sep-2023 2:05 PM EDT
American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Urges Congress to Block VA Nurses’ Efforts to Remove Anesthesiologists from Veterans’ Care
American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) testified today before the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health and urged Congress to block a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Nursing Services’ proposal to remove physician anesthesiologists from the surgical care of Veterans. The nurses’ proposal would lower the standard of care for Veterans by dismantling the team-based model of anesthesia care and move VA to a rarely used nurse-only model.

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Released: 19-Sep-2023 1:05 PM EDT
Google on trial: Virginia Tech expert explains why it matters
Virginia Tech

The first big tech trial in decades is underway as the Department of Justice takes Google to court, arguing it abused power as a monopoly to dominate the search engine business.   According to Virginia Tech expert James Ivory, the case hinges on claims that Google illegally orchestrated business dealings so that its search engine would be people’s first option on their devices.

15-Sep-2023 4:40 PM EDT
Study: Admissions Policies that Consider Grades and Test Scores in Context of Available Opportunities Are Linked to College Success
American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Indicators of high school grades and standardized test scores that take into account the levels of school, neighborhood, and family resources available to students are strongly associated with those students’ success in college, according to new research published today.

Released: 15-Sep-2023 2:40 PM EDT
Facebook's design makes it unable to control misinformation
George Washington University

In a new study, researchers analyze the world’s largest social media platform and its efforts to remove Covid-19 vaccine misinformation during the pandemic.