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  • Both sides say teachers strike increasingly possible in Saucon Valley

    A teachers strike in the Saucon Valley School District is looking more likely. The teachers union and the district met Monday afternoon to talk about a contract. District solicitor Jeffrey Sultanik and teachers union attorney Andrew Muir said the session...
  • 'Survivor' Editors Strike For Union Contract Comes to an End

    By Jason Hughes LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - After a short strike, production is set to resume Thursday on CBS's "Survivor." The post-production crew had been looking for union recognition, as well as health and retirement benefits. After notifying their...
  • Chicago Tribune poll: Support for Mayor Rahm Emanuel falling fast in Chicago

    Chicago Tribune poll: Support for Mayor Rahm Emanuel falling fast in Chicago
    Chicago voters have grown sharply dissatisfied with Mayor Rahm Emanuel's job performance and have signaled a willingness to support his most prominent potential challenger, a new Chicago Tribune poll has found. Facing concerns over crime, education...
  • Editors Strike Against Mark Burnett's 'Survivor' For Union Contract

    By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The editors of CBS' reality TV hit "Survivor" have voted themselves off the job. At least for the time being. The post-production crew for the series halted work on the series, going on strike while demanding...
  • Saucon Valley board's contract position justified

    "The district already has ample funds to pay for it. They can afford it. They're just choosing not to," states Andrew Muir, the Saucon Valley School District teachers union lawyer, regarding the unresolved contract. It's unsettling to accept his position...
  • Stand up to teachers union in Pa.

    Most of my life, my work attire included a hard hat, safety glasses, ear plugs and steel-toe boots. I lived the life of the blue-collar worker. That image of a union worker is long gone. In 1952, 80 percent of union members were blue-collar workers. By...
  • Parkland, teachers reach tentative contract

    The Parkand School District and teachers union have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract. Word of the agreement was announced in a joint statement from Superintendent Richard Sniscak and Sandra Gackenbach, president of the Parkland Education...
  • How do you leave a union you don't know you belong to?

    Americans are fascinated with secret societies. From articles about the Illuminati to news reports on the Bilderberg Group, people love to speculate on furtive conspiracies. Now imagine an organization so secretive, even its own members don't know...
  • As Karen Lewis chats up media, Rahm plays it safe

     As Karen Lewis chats up media, Rahm plays it safe
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel had his photograph taken Thursday at various stops, where he officially cared about children and parks and lungs. But he didn't take any questions about city issues or any other questions, either. He would only allow images of himself...
  • Downers Grove inks three-year deal with firefighters

    Downers Grove inks three-year deal with firefighters
    Downers Grove's firefighters are set to receive salary bumps in each of the next three years, according to the terms of a new contract. Village council members voted 5-1 on Aug. 5 to approve the agreement, which stipulates base salary raises of 3...
  • At a dangerous moment, make Putin choose

     At a dangerous moment, make Putin choose
    As we write, the world scrambles to solve the mystery of, and assign blame for, the shootdown of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17. Tempers run high. So does speculation about culprits and motives. On Friday, President Barack Obama said the U.S. believes...