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  • The legacy of County Fed leader Maria Elena Durazo

    The legacy of County Fed leader Maria Elena Durazo
    Like her or loathe her, there can be little doubt that Maria Elena Durazo has become one of the most powerful figures in Los Angeles politics and that she has lifted the plight of low-wage workers into the public consciousness. Durazo announced...
  • U of C: No deal with nurses by Friday; union eyes strike vote

    U of C: No deal with nurses by Friday; union eyes strike vote
    University of Chicago Medicine on Wednesday evening said it will not reach a new labor agreement with its nurses by Friday, when its current contract expires. "This means that our nurses likely will be working without a contract after that date until...
  • Broward superintendent, teachers groups united on testing, evaluations

    Broward superintendent, teachers groups united on testing, evaluations
    Broward County schools hope to find solutions to address two major teacher complaints: evaluations and high school schedules. Superintendent Robert Runcie joined with Broward Teachers Union President to announce the formation of two new task forces....
  • 'OUR Walmart' is a union front

    'OUR Walmart' is a union front
    The Friday after Thanksgiving, also known as Black Friday, is reliably one of the busiest shopping days of the year. And, just as reliably, you can expect a group called OUR Walmart, which is financed by the United Food and Commercial Workers union (UFCW)...
  • Waukegan teachers ratify tentative contract

    Waukegan teachers ratify tentative contract
    Waukegan school district officials and teachers union representative reached a tentative agreement on a three-year contract shortly before midnight Wednesday. The teachers union members ratified the tentative deal Thursday afternoon with 86 percent of...
  • Waukegan district, teachers come to terms after monthlong strike

     Waukegan district, teachers come to terms after monthlong strike
    Ending a strike that kept more than 16,000 students out of school for a month, Waukegan Teachers' Council members overwhelmingly approved a new contract late Thursday. Few details have been released on the terms of the three-year deal, which union...
  • Union seeks to represent Divvy workers

    Union seeks to represent Divvy workers
    A union seeking to represent workers of Chicago's Divvy bike-sharing program filed an election petition last week with the National Labor Relations Board. John Samuelsen, Transport Workers Union executive vice president, said the union seeks to represent...
  • City Council panel endorses police contract

    City Council panel endorses police contract
    A key Chicago City Council committee on Monday endorsed a new contract with more than 9,500 rank-and-file police officers, setting the stage for a full council vote Wednesday that will buy Mayor Rahm Emanuel some level of labor peace going into next year'...
  • SAG-AFTRA Launches Network Code Negotiations

    SAG-AFTRA and the networks have launched negotiations over successor agreements to the union's Network Television Code master contract. The union said Monday it has agreed with the networks to a news blackout until the negotiations are completed. The...
  • LPNs Vote to Join SEIU

    Licensed practical nurses at Aurora Senior Living in New Britain voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to join the union that represents nursing aides, housekeeping workers and cafeteria workers at the nursing home. The Service Employees International Union...
  • Whitehall-Coplay teachers accept contract deal

    Whitehall-Coplay teachers accept contract deal
    Whitehall-Coplay teachers have voted to accept a tentative contract agreement — signaling a possible end to a contract impasse between educators and the school district. Teachers voted Wednesday afternoon, union President Joe Krempasky said....