Square dance calling — the spoken instructions said over the music — makes participation easy. But there are other aspects — like the prevalence of gendered language such as “ladies and gents” — that can make square dancing an unwelcoming or confusing space. One group of friends in the Appalachian square dance scene are taking action to make the tradition more welcoming for all participants.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A union challenge of West Virginia's new "right-to-work" law is slated for a court hearing.A West Virginia AFL-CIO news release says the hearing will take…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Eleven state labor unions have filed petitions in Kanawha Circuit Court challenging the state's new "right-to-work" law as an illegal taking of union…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A judge has ruled that West Virginia University must make available seven previously redacted emails about a report about right-to-work legislation that a…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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