“This doesn’t happen to other employees,” said campus union chair Laura Ornée.
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City of Charlottesville workers are first in the area to earn right to collectively bargain
City workers can now negotiate their salaries and insurance.
A handful of people incarcerated at the local jail are training for careers in the culinary industry
“It made me realize that there is more that I can do,” said Tyreek Ragland, 25. “I feel like I learned a lot about cooking, and about myself.”
Bread & Roses Community Kitchen is offering scholarships for local chefs
Applications are due Monday, Oct. 10.
20 local food vendors got their start at this low-cost kitchen
Bread & Roses installed a new walk in cooler in June that it hopes will allow it to double the number of local chefs it can help get their start in a culinary career.
These two Charlottesville women are launching an app to help parents share excess breast milk as baby formula supplies fall dangerously low
Set to launch in the coming weeks, The Drop allows parents who have extra breast milk to share it with parents and babies in need.
It’s the first year all three Charlottesville city pools will be open since the pandemic began — but a lifeguard shortage is likely to reduce open hours
Vic Garber, deputy director of Parks and Recreation, says he hasn’t seen a staff shortage this severe in his 10 years at the department.
Charlottesville education union petitions School Board for the right to engage in collective bargaining
The School Board now has until August to decide if it will allow the new union to operate.
Many people are asking for Charlottesville transit to run more and go electric — but first, the city needs more bus drivers
Kyle Ervin at CAT sent this message by text: “All in all, we simply need MORE DRIVERS! We’ll take all the applicants we can get!”
Charlottesville and Albemarle public schools don’t have enough substitute teachers to cover absences
Teachers and even principals are pitching in to fill the gaps. Schools have also changed the requirements for substitute teachers, increased pay and are looking to increase hiring.