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  • Unions, Tom Foley Clash Over 1990 Pennsylvania Strike

     Unions, Tom Foley Clash Over 1990 Pennsylvania Strike
    A bitter strike at a Pennsylvania company 24 years ago became a flash point on the Connecticut campaign trail Thursday as union officials revived the story to attack Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley, who owned the plant at the time of the...
  • Three unions stage protest against Allentown School District

    Three unions stage protest against Allentown School District
    More than 100 members from three different unions rallied together Thursday night at the Allentown School District's administration building, saying they want fairness and respect from district leaders. "If three unions are out of a contract at the same...
  • Relief at Scotland's 'no' vote tinged with fear of nationalism

    Relief at Scotland's 'no' vote tinged with fear of nationalism
    European Union and NATO officials expressed undisguised relief on Friday at Scotland's clear vote against independence from Britain, but some fretted that the genie of separatism may be out of the bottle in Europe. EU partners had mostly kept quiet in...
  • Former Union President Confronts Foley About T.B. Wood's

    Former Union President Confronts Foley About T.B. Wood's
    The day after union officials called attention to a 1990 strike at a Pennsylvania plant owned by Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley, a retired union leader confronted Foley on the campaign trail about the labor dispute.  Charlie Moyles, 89,...
  • Hinsdale high school district stops investigating teachers who 'liked' Facebook post

    Hinsdale high school district stops investigating teachers who 'liked' Facebook post
    The investigation into 17 suburban teachers who liked a Facebook post featuring a photo of an ax lodged in a car windshield has been canceled, a school official said Tuesday. Hinsdale Township High School District 86 administrators canceled the probe...
  • NFL players' union appeals Ray Rice punishment

    NFL players' union appeals Ray Rice punishment
    The NFL Players Assn. filed an appeal Tuesday on behalf of running back Ray Rice, saying the supporting facts of his indefinite NFL suspension “reveal a lack of a fair and impartial process” by the league and Commissioner Roger Goodell. As...
  • Two more Coral Springs cops booked on charges of bilking union

    Two more Coral Springs cops booked on charges of bilking union
    Two more Coral Springs police detectives surrendered Friday to face charges of stealing thousands of dollars from their union. Sherry Williams, whose job as an economic crimes detective was to root out embezzlers, is alleged to have stolen $51,132 while...
  • Twenty-six days to go before Boca's public safety contracts expire

    Twenty-six days to go before Boca's public safety contracts expire
    Offering to cap pension benefits for retirees at $110,000 per year is one of the ideas Boca Raton public safety unions are considering, according to a memo to the union fire president from the actuary in charge of the police/fire pension fund.   But,...
  • Boynton police could finalize contract, get raises

    Boynton police could finalize contract, get raises
    A final contract could be on the way for Boynton Beach's union police officers. On Tuesday, the City Commission unanimously approved the police union's collective bargaining agreement for detectives and officers. As part of the new contract, officers...
  • PB teachers union picks new president

    The Palm Beach County teachers union may finally have a new president and vice president. School psychologist Kathi Gundlach handily defeated former president Debra Wilhelm while middle school teacher William (Bill) Rizzo edged special needs teacher...
  • 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-...