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  • Judge bars protesters from Walmart

    Judge bars protesters from Walmart
    A Maryland judge barred Walmart protesters on Tuesday from company property in advance of widespread demonstrations planned for Black Friday. Anne Arundel County Circuit Judge Paul Harris also ordered activists to post a $10,000 bond, which they would...
  • Ukraine protest blocks access to government building; strike declared

    Ukraine protest blocks access to government building; strike declared
    KIEV, Ukraine -- Protesters blocked access to the government's headquarters in central Kiev on Monday and declared a general strike as Ukraine's most serious political crisis since the Orange Revolution of 2005 reached the country's far-flung regions...
  • ACLU sues Catholic bishops over view that abortion is evil

    ACLU sues Catholic bishops over view that abortion is evil
    Everyone knows that Catholic hospitals don’t perform elective abortions. Incomprehensibly, Catholic hospitals even fall afoul of the church if they perform an abortion to save a mother’s life. But are they negligent if they fail to merely...
  • US Airways faces labor strife ahead of airline merger

    US Airways faces labor strife ahead of airline merger
    Only days before US Airways is set to officially merge with American Airlines, a labor dispute threatens to complicate the plan to create the world's largest airline. A machinists union for US Airways has asked members of Congress to help settle a...
  • Fast-food workers protest for higher wages

    Fast-food workers protest for higher wages
    Fast-food workers, union organizers and community supporters are expected to protest nationwide for higher pay Thursday as the restaurant industry criticizes the campaign as “part of an ongoing effort to replace fact with fiction while ignoring...
  • Striking L.A. County social workers arrested in street protest

    Striking L.A. County social workers arrested in street protest
    Seven people were arrested for sitting in the middle of a downtown street in an act of civil disobedience Tuesday during a protest by striking Los Angeles County social workers. County child-welfare workers, represented by Service Employees...
  • L+M, Union Playing Dangerous Games As Lockout Drags On

    It's been more than a week since Lawrence + Memorial Hospital and its nurses' union sat down to negotiate an end to the lockout that threatens patients and workers. Yet both sides continue to play games. This is outrageous, and we're not even talking...
  • Labor relations officer sides with L.A. on employee pension cuts

    Labor relations officer sides with L.A. on employee pension cuts
    A Los Angeles employee relations official delivered a stinging defeat to city labor leaders on Thursday, saying they failed to meet a procedural deadline for challenging a rollback in public employee pension benefits last year. In a 23-page report,...
  • Minnesota Orchestra musicians defy lockout, set concert dates

    Minnesota Orchestra musicians defy lockout, set concert dates
    Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra who have been locked out in a contract dispute with management since 2012 have scheduled 10 concerts for 2014 with the possibility of more. The musicians said in an announcement Friday on their website that the...
  • Sunkist ordered to restore $1.6 million to retirement plans

    Sunkist ordered to restore $1.6 million to retirement plans
    Sunkist Growers Inc., the Sherman Oaks-based citrus cooperative, has been ordered to restore more than $1.6 million to employee retirement plans, the U.S. Labor Department said Thursday. The Labor Department sued Sunkist after Employee Benefits Security...
  • Jailed Pussy Riot band member has gone missing, family says

    Jailed Pussy Riot band member has gone missing, family says
    A jailed member of Russian punk band Pussy Riot has gone missing in the country’s prison system, her family says. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, known commonly as Nadya, was scheduled to be transferred from a prison in the Republic of Mordovia on Oct. 21,...