April 16, 2014

Note a recall of medication Pradaxa(r)

The manufacturer of the prescription medication Pradaxa(r) is voluntarily recalling all patient-level lots of 75mg dosage of the medication. The reason is a potential packaging defect that the manufacturer says may compromise the integrity of the bottle and permit moisture to enter and impair the effective dose. If you have the 75 mg. dose of [...]

Maker recalls oral contraceptives

The following was received June 11, 2012, from Medco/Express Scripts: On June 5 Sandoz announced it is conducting a voluntary recall of 10 lots of its generic oral contraceptive Introvale in the U.S., following a recent report of a packaging flaw. Introvale is an extended-cycle oral contraceptive. Sandoz is not aware of any reports of [...]

Points of light for labor in Wisconsin

Republican Gov. Scott Walker, the architect of anti-union legislation in his state, faces a recall election in June. He becomes the first governor in Wisconsin history to face recall. The UTU, through its Collective Bargaining Defense Fund, worked with other labor  organizations, including the Sheet Metal Workers International Association, to obtain almost one million signatures [...]

Back to Wisconsin

Wisconsin Rally; Wisconsin; Rally; protest

“On Wisconsin” is the fight song of the University of Wisconsin. “Back to Wisconsin” is the fight song of the UTU Collective Bargaining Defense Fund and other organizations determined to continue a successful “red zone” defense against anti-union political zealots. Organized labor – with considerable assistance from the UTU Collective Bargaining Defense Fund – helped [...]

Against odds, labor sends loud message in Wisconsin

A coalition of labor unions and community groups didn’t take back the Wisconsin state senate from anti-union extremists Tuesday night, Aug. 9, but voters enraged over the extremists’ political agenda did unseat two of the six senators targeted for recall. “Seeing that we were outspent three-to-one, that recall elections are rare in American politics and that [...]