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  • Fight for $15 protests expand for low-wage workers

    The Fight for $15 campaign to win higher pay and a union for fast-food workers is expanding to represent a variety of low-wage workers and become more of a social justice movement. In New York City on Wednesday, more than 100 chanting protesters gathered...
  • Labor unrest disrupts transport services in Portugal

    Pilots at Portugal's national airline have announced a 10-day walkout next month amid a spate of strikes by labor groups resisting government efforts to reform the transport sector and cut state company debts. Around half of Portuguese train services...
  • Northampton County considering raise for clerical workers

    Northampton County considering raise for clerical workers
    Some of Northampton County's lowest-paid employees may find a pleasant surprise in their next check after union leaders and Executive John Brown called for a pay raise for clerical staff. A total of 228 employees would receive a 4.5 percent raise...
  • Nearly 1,000 in L.A. join nationwide protests for $15 minimum wage

    Nearly 1,000 in L.A. join nationwide protests for $15 minimum wage
    Nearly 1,000 fast-food workers, Wal-Mart employees and union members  in Los Angeles joined nationwide protests Wednesday calling for a $15 minimum wage. The protest, which also called for unionizing fast-food workers, started in front of a McDonald's...
  • Machinists consider withdrawing request for SC Boeing vote

    The Machinists union is considering withdrawing its request to hold a union vote next week for production workers at Boeing's manufacturing operations in North Charleston where the aeronautics giant has a 787 Dreamliner assembly plant. Union spokesman...
  • Crete delays vote on Rauner-back 'turnaround' resolution

    Crete delays vote on Rauner-back 'turnaround' resolution
    The first village board in Will County to attempt to address a resolution linked to Gov. Bruce Rauner's "turnaround agenda" has postponed discussion following union representatives' opposition. Village trustees in Crete, who include two members whose...
  • Social services workers in Ohio to vote on proposed contract

    Social service workers who have been in contract negotiations with a southwest Ohio county over wages for about two years will vote this week on a tentative agreement. The president of the Butler County Children Services Union said Tuesday that the...
  • L.A. Unified board approves multibillion-dollar benefits package

    L.A. Unified board approves multibillion-dollar benefits package
    The Los Angeles Board of Education approved a multibillion-dollar benefits plan Tuesday that will  maintain the current package of healthcare services for  employees for the next three years. The agreement resolves one major issue between the nation&...
  • State Students Already Pay — Unions, Managers Must Do Part

    State Students Already Pay — Unions, Managers Must Do Part
    One of the only things the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system has decided for next year is the price students will pay. And the cost will be high: 4.8 percent more tuition, fewer professional staff members, potentially fewer courses and...
  • East Stroudsburg to retain two music professors

    East Stroudsburg University has reached a settlement with its faculty union over plans to close its music department. The university announced Thursday that it will retain two music faculty members who were to be retrenched at the end of this semester....
  • Longshoremen approve local contract, ending 18-month labor standoff at Baltimore port

    Longshoremen approve local contract, ending 18-month labor standoff at Baltimore port
    Members of Baltimore's largest dockworkers union agreed Wednesday to a new local labor contract, ending a nearly 18-month standoff that both sides said threatened the long-term viability of the port. Members of the International Longshoremen's...