Employees at Curran, Berger & Kludt move to unionize with UAW Local 2322

By R. Nicholas On December 7th, 2020, UAW Local 2322 released a press statement on behalf of the paralegals and admin staff at Northampton immigration law firm Curran, Berger & Kludt (CBK). According to the press release, workers reached out to the firm's partners on Friday, December 4, 2020, announcing their intent to form a … Continue reading Employees at Curran, Berger & Kludt move to unionize with UAW Local 2322

See Something, Say Something #18

Media Criticism from The Shoestring. By The Shoestring Police stenography strikes again The latest in local police stenography comes from MassLive, whose recent article “Gun arrests in Springfield reach 5-year high; police say COVID-19’s impact on courts, jails ‘emboldens’ criminals” gives police speculation the headline while public defenders’ refutations of police lies are buried several … Continue reading See Something, Say Something #18

A Brief History of Northampton’s Policing Review Commission

The Commission’s first report is due tomorrow. How well was it set up to deliver strong recommendations? By Brian Z. Zayatz After months of unrest locally and nationally demanding the defunding of police departments, municipalities around the country experimented with different levels of policing budget cuts and studies to determine the future of policing. Northampton’s … Continue reading A Brief History of Northampton’s Policing Review Commission