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  • UConn Graduate Assistants Ratify First Union Contract

    STORRS — Graduate Assistants at UConn have overwhelmingly ratified their first labor contract. The union representing nearly 2,200 assistants at six campuses across Connecticut announced Wednesday that 1,103 voted in favor of the three-year...
  • Saucon Valley teacher to board: 'We're not the greedy teachers, I promise you'

    Saucon Valley teacher to board: 'We're not the greedy teachers, I promise you'
    Hoping to avoid a strike, the Saucon Valley School Board on Tuesday approved a resolution to move to nonbinding arbitration if the next negotiating session with the teachers union doesn't result in a tentative contract agreement. The next talks are...
  • Without union agreement, Ameristar to change insurance plan

    Without union agreement, Ameristar to change insurance plan
    About 200 Ameristar Casino employees represented by UniteHere Local 1 will lose the current insurance plan that they've been fighting for two years to keep on May 1. Ameristar Vice President and General Manager Matt Schuffert said the company decided to...
  • Nurses to vote next week on contract with Chicago hospital

    Nurses at the University of Chicago Medical Center plan to hold membership meetings to vote on a proposed contract agreement. National Nurses United represents more than 1,500 nurses at the hospital. The union reached an agreement with the hospital...
  • Union threatens one-day strikes over contract negotiations

    Teachers at five Catholic schools in New York are threatening a one-day strike over contract negotiations. The Federation of Catholic Teachers has been without a contract since August. Its leaders say more schools are planning similar strikes in the...
  • Settlement reached in 2003 Connecticut layoff lawsuit

    State employee union leaders and State Attorney George Jepsen said Tuesday they have reached a long-awaited legal settlement, ending a federal court battle over former Gov. John G. Rowland's decision to lay off thousands of workers during a 2003 labor...
  • Aldermen voice opposition to right-to-work zones

    Aldermen voice opposition to right-to-work zones
    Union officials lodged their opposition Tuesday to Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed right-to-work zones as part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's effort to send a message to state lawmakers that City Hall opposes the idea. The testimony came at a City Council hearing...
  • Union honors W.Va. workers who died on jobs

    The West Virginia AFL-CIO has honored 17 workers who died on the job last year. The 27th Workers Memorial Day ceremony was held Tuesday at the state Capitol in Charleston. The Charleston Gazette (http://bit.ly/1PTKpv1) reports nearly 150 people gathered...
  • Letter: Unions have no right to pick my pocket

    Letter: Unions have no right to pick my pocket
    In response to "Union workers protest 'Turnaround agenda' (April 23). Of course union members deserve to make good money, like everyone else who provides a valuable service or product to the public. However, unions' reliance on using the force of...
  • U. of C. Medical Center, nurses reach tentative deal

    U. of C. Medical Center, nurses reach tentative deal
    The University of Chicago Medical Center and its 1,550 unionized nurses averted a walkout slated for Thursday by reaching a tentative labor contract late Monday after months of negotiations. With an agreement close, the nurses' union, National Nurses...
  • Wilmette, firefighters go to arbitration over two-tier pay

    Wilmette, firefighters go to arbitration over two-tier pay
    It will probably be Labor Day before Wilmette's union-represented firefighters and village officials learn how an arbitrator has ruled in a contract dispute between the two parties, Assistant Village Manager Mike Braiman said April 22. Until that time,...