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  • Speak Out

    Bruce Rauner feels that it is unfair for non-union workers to have money deducted from their checks to help pay for their union-negotiated contract. I almost fell off my chair laughing when I read in the Southtown that the governor has ordered the "fair...
  • Union-friendly politicians

    Election year after election year, Illinois’ union members were told to vote for union-friendly politicians. These same politicians are responsible for underfunding the unions’ pension funds and spending the union members’...
  • 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....
  • Baltimore longshoremen approve contract

    Members of Baltimore's largest dockworkers union have agreed to a new contract. The Baltimore Sun reports (http://bsun.md/1Guhc6z ) that International Longshoremen's Association Local 333 members voted Wednesday to approve the contract, ending a nearly...
  • UAW union head says no to new level of low wages for workers

    The leader of the United Auto Workers union has rejected a new level of lower wages for members who make auto parts ahead of contract talks with automakers that start in the summer. There have been reports that General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. may...
  • 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...
  • Union head confident Ohio city will keep Jeep Wrangler line

    The leader of a union that represents Jeep workers in Toledo said Wednesday that he's confident that the city and state have put together a package that will convince Fiat Chrysler Automobiles against moving Jeep Wrangler production. Bruce Baumhower,...
  • Garcia wants $15 minimum wage at CPS, but won't say how to pay for it

    Garcia wants $15 minimum wage at CPS, but won't say how to pay for it
    Mayoral challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia joined the Chicago Teachers Union in a call for a $15 minimum wage for public schools employees and contractors on Wednesday, but did not say how the cash-strapped school district could pay for the...
  • Thai seafood firm drops supplier named in AP slavery report

    Thailand's biggest seafood company said Wednesday it has cut ties with a supplier named in an Associated Press report after determining it might be involved with forced labor and other abuses. The statement by Thai Union Frozen Products follows a year-...
  • Metro workers' union to host discussion on safety

    The union representing Metro workers is hosting a discussion of safety on the transit network. The event comes two months after an electrical malfunction on the subway led to the death of a passenger. Metro's interim general manager, Jack Requa, will...
  • BrightStar Credit Union appoints Michael Tomko as CEO

    BrightStar Credit Union appoints Michael Tomko as CEO
    Michael Tomko, a former Jacksonville credit union executive, has been appointed president and CEO of BrightStar Credit Union, one of the largest credit unions in South Florida. Tomko replaces Colin Battle, who was serving as interim CEO, BrightStar...