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The Hindu, Online edition of India\'s National Newspaper on indiaserver.com, has a story on a dharna going on in Pondicherry.
\"Members of the Pondicherry State Library and Information Assistants Association will stage a dharna in front of the Assembly premises on March 27 (the day when budget session of the Assembly is scheduled to begin). \" -- Read More
A story on labour troubles in FL.
Nonprofessional employees at the Orange County Library System are again trying to form a union.\"It\'s just been really difficult [at the library],\" said Sandi Rogers, an audio-visual clerk. \"It\'s very bitter and very divisive.\"
For the past two weeks, union representatives have been distributing a petition among the 180-plus support staff at the downtown library and 12 branches. -- Read More
A group representing University of Pittsburgh librarians is calling on the university to begin extending health insurance to domestic partners of its gay and lesbian employees. -- Read More
Shirl Kennedy writes
\"\"Four years after the new, larger Dunedin Library
opened, it is still getting by with same staffing level.\"
\"The staff of 18 full-time and 18 part-time and temporary
employees is stretched thin and suffering from job stress,
as employees are asked to do ever more work with no more
help. Supervisors do the jobs of lower-level employees,
forsaking their own responsibilities.\"
Check out the story
Here from the SPTimes
Only two people had applied by Monday for the directorship
of the Salt Lake County Library System.
But that number is expected to increase as word circulates
about the position\'s vacancy and as the time draws closer to
the application deadline.