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  • Ebola scare: Flight attendants told to be careful with bodily fluids

    Ebola scare: Flight attendants told to be careful with bodily fluids
    As health officials continue to monitor passengers who flew on two planes with an Ebola-infected flier, a flight attendants union has urged its members to be extra cautious handling bodily fluids. The Assn. of Flight Attendants warned its 60,000 members...
  • Memo to Karen Lewis: Until we tussle again ...

    Memo to Karen Lewis: Until we tussle again ...
    Dear Karen Lewis, Just between you and us: Remember your last visit with the Tribune Editorial Board, on May 7? You were full of pepper and vinegar. You said that "on a scale of 1 to 10," your Chicago Teachers Union would deliver a "15" effort to...
  • Correction Officer Stabbed In Neck At Cheshire

    Correction Officer Stabbed In Neck At Cheshire
    CHESHIRE — An officer at the Cheshire Correctional Institution was stabbed in the neck Thursday morning by an inmate and the prison was locked down, according to union and correction officials. The officer, a 13-year veteran whose name was not...
  • Union: CTU president has 'serious illness'

    Union: CTU president has 'serious illness'
    Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis underwent surgery on Wednesday and “has a serious illness,” said union Vice President Jesse Sharkey, who at a news conference Thursday offered no further details on Lewis’ health. Sharkey said...
  • With eye on deficit, Lehigh County commissioners turn to employee pay

    Lehigh County commissioners, looking to cull a $5.5 million deficit, directed their scalpel at employee wages Wednesday with measures combining cuts, caps and incentives. Four of nearly two dozen budget amendments up for a vote target nonunion employee...
  • Saucon Valley teachers contract remains elusive

    Saucon Valley teachers contract remains elusive
    It's the same old story in the Saucon Valley teachers' contract saga: still no deal. The school district and its teachers union exchanged new contract proposals Wednesday that neither side liked. District negotiators offered a deal that would bring...
  • 700+ from union disrupt AC traffic, dozens arrested

    700+ from union disrupt AC traffic, dozens arrested
    ATLANTIC CITY - Over 700 members of Unite Here Local 54, the union that represents most casino workers here, let Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc., know just how they feel about the proposed cuts to their health care and pension plans. They staged a...
  • CTU may offer details today on Karen Lewis' health

    CTU may offer details today on Karen Lewis' health
    The Chicago Teachers Union has scheduled a news conference Thursday to discuss the health of union president Karen Lewis, four days after she was hospitalized for an undisclosed malady that has raised questions about her potential challenge to Mayor...
  • Tough CTU boss should come clean about health

    Tough CTU boss should come clean about health
    If you follow politics in this crooked city of tribes, you know that Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis — the woman tough enough to back Mayor Rahm Emanuel down — has taken ill. We're told she's been in the hospital since Sunday,...
  • Workers to block Atlantic City streets in Trump protest

    Workers to block Atlantic City streets in Trump protest
    Casino workers plan to block traffic near a major entrance to Atlantic City, New Jersey, on Wednesday to protest attempts to terminate health benefits for union members at the Trump Taj Mahal casino, according to union officials. The demonstration,...
  • Waukegan talks end for the night with no deal to end strike

    Waukegan talks end for the night with no deal to end strike
    The dispute between teachers and board members at Waukegan District 60 continued this evening, with talks breaking down and no set time to return to the bargaining table, officials said. The teachers at the far north suburban school district began the...