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  • Crenshaw principal says teachers' dismissals not tied to union activity

    Crenshaw principal says teachers' dismissals not tied to union activity
    The principal of Crenshaw High School testified in a hearing Thursday that 12 former teachers who allege they were targeted and removed because of their union activism were let go from the campus for a variety of other reasons, including subpar...
  • Federal mediator still at Plainfield School District bargaining table

    Federal mediator still at Plainfield School District bargaining table
    Plainfield school district and teacher's union representatives will head to the bargaining table again Wednesday with a federal mediator in hopes of settling contract negotiations. Both sides began meeting with a federal mediator late last month....
  • Whitehall-Coplay teachers say no strike vote planned

    Whitehall-Coplay teachers say no strike vote planned
    The Whitehall-Coplay School District issued a news release Tuesday, saying it received "reliable information" that its teachers union was planning to take a vote this week authorizing a strike. But the district's source is wrong, according to Whitehall-...
  • Polish miners block Russian coal imports at border

    WARSAW (Reuters) - More than 200 Polish miners blocked trains carrying Russian coal at a border passage in northern Poland to protest against the cheaper Russian coal being brought in at a time when local mines are struggling, mining union leaders said on...
  • American Airlines flight attendants pact includes raises but no profit-sharing

    A new five-year contract with flight attendants at American Airlines would provide annual raises but does not include profit-sharing, according to details of the tentative agreement released late Wednesday. The deal, reached on Friday between...
  • Deerfield faces big back pay bill

    Deerfield faces big back pay bill
    Taxpayers might be on the hook for three quarters of a million dollars in back pay to city employees after a judge decided Deerfield Beach violated a union bargaining agreement. The case arose after the city's blue-collar workers agreed in 2011 to a 5...
  • Tollway: Free tolls for employees curbed in 2015

    Tollway: Free tolls for employees curbed in 2015
    For Illinois Tollway employees, the free rides may finally come to an end next year. A new contract between the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority and its biggest union calls for members to give up their agency-issued I-Pass transponders next year....
  • Issues still need to be resolved in new league drug policy

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A new NFL drug policy that would allow testing for HGH for the first time and raise the threshold for use of marijuana has not yet been formally approved, the National Football League said. The NFL Players Association (NFLPA)...
  • Ravens' Chris Canty hopes that NFL implementing HGH testing will set a level playing field

    Ravens' Chris Canty hopes that NFL implementing HGH testing will set a level playing field
    Now that the NFL and the NFL Players Association have implemented human growth hormone testing as part of a revised performance-enhancing drug policy, Ravens veteran defensive end Chris Canty is hopingĀ thatĀ ensures a level playing field. As the Ravens'...
  • All employees benefit from unions

    Once again, the issue is "working in a right-to-work state." Article 1, Section 6 was partially quoted by a Coconut Creek writer. The complete quote reads, "the right of persons to work shall not be denied or abridged on account of the membership or non-...
  • Union chief says bus drivers weren't racing before crash

    PITTSBURGH The president of the union representing Port Authority bus operators on Wednesday disputed the agency's claim that recklessness caused a crash Monday on the Parkway North in Pittsburgh. Stephen Palonis, president of Local 85 of the Amalgamated...