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Staff WriterCALEXICO — A forensic audit of Measure J funds released this week reflects “irregularities in processes and documentation” and recommends additional investigation of the funds for the possibility of fraud. The forensic audit by VLS...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Now that Michigan has become a right-to-work state, unions in this stronghold of organized labor confront a new and urgent problem: convincing members to continue paying for their services instead of taking them for free....
Staff Writer, Copy EditorAntonio Sanchez Mariscal clearly remembers the first time he set foot in the U.S. He was 21 years old at the time and he came as a contract worker at the tail end of the Bracero Program in April of 1962. A native of Tala, Jalisco, Mariscal would go to...
Tribune reporterAs questions mounted about alleged mob ties at a company that won a new custodial services deal at O’Hare International Airport, Mayor Rahm Emanuel sought to change the subject by suspending three companies unrelated to the janitor pact. In...
Tags: Collective Contract, Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Mayor, FBI, Unions
Tribune reporterThe CTA signed a tentative labor contract Monday with its largest union, producing millions in savings that the agency's financial experts were analyzing into the night before a decision is made to table possible fare hikes next year, officials said. CTA...
Soon after hearing that Hostess Brands Inc. was shutting down for good, Lisa Renee Clark wasted no time dashing out to the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thriftshop in Glen Burnie. But by midday Friday, she was almost too late. The Twinkies had sold out. Supplies...
Tags: Safeway Inc., Labor Legislation, eBay Inc., Judges, Employees
NEW YORK (AP) — Twinkies may not last forever after all. Hostess Brands Inc., which makes Ding Dongs, Wonder Bread and other snacks, filed a motion Friday with U.S. Bankruptcy Court seeking permission to shutter its operations. The move comes...
Bankrupt Twinkies maker Hostess Brands Inc. has some hard choices to make after spending the weekend dealing with worker strikes. On Friday, Hostess-employed members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union...
The state contractor that collects child support payments in Baltimore continues to have trouble meeting the terms of its agreement, according to a report released Wednesday by the Office of Legislative Audits calling for better oversight by the...
Eureka-area farmer Jim Fischer said he lost $166,000 when Anderson Seed in Redfield went bankrupt earlier this year, and now he has received more bad news. When he applied for his share of the surety bond being distributed to compensate farmers for...
The Hartford CourantRobert Kennedy, the higher education chief who resigned Oct. 12 amid an uproar over $250,000 in unauthorized raises given to his subordinates, received at least $100,000 more than his widely reported $340,000 annual salary in 13 months on the job —...
This is the time of year when many people have home improvement projects done. It's also the time of year when scam artists pose as contractors and rip-off unsuspecting people. However, there are some simple ways to protect yourself no matter the...
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