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  • 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...
  • UC clinics in Southern California to remain open amid doctors strike

    UC clinics in Southern California to remain open amid doctors strike
    The student health centers at five University of California campuses in Southern California, where unionized doctors are on strike over contract negotiations, will be open on Monday, according to university officials. The health professionals walked out...
  • Angels owner's stance in Josh Hamilton case puts players in tough spot

    Angels owner's stance in Josh Hamilton case puts players in tough spot
    Owner Arte Moreno's hard-line stance toward Josh Hamilton, whose substance-abuse relapse has triggered an ugly dispute between the organization and the outfielder, has put Angels players in an awkward position. Hamilton is a friend to many players, a...
  • 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...
  • Philly schools outsource subs

    The Philadelphia School District is outsourcing management of its substitute-teaching services, effectively privatizing more than 1,000 jobs now held by unionized workers. The move, school officials said, will save costs and, most important, improve a...
  • Los Angeles city workers authorize strike

    Los Angeles city workers authorize strike
    Los Angeles garbage truck drivers, traffic officers, tree trimmers, engineers and typists are among 10,000 city workers who gave authorization Friday night to walk off the job to protest a proposed contract that offers no raises and requires them to...
  • Hours before deadline, Saucon teachers ask for extension for contract vote, but district says no

    Hours before deadline, Saucon teachers ask for extension for contract vote, but district says no
    As the deadline approached Friday afternoon for the Saucon Valley Education Association to accept the school district's latest contract offer, union members asked for an extension allowing them to vote on the offer next week. In response, district...
  • Janitors approve contract, but not with Chicago schools

    Almost 10,000 janitors who clean commercial offices and other buildings have approved a new contract, but those who clean Chicago Public Schools and other publicly funded facilities are still without one. Members of Chicagoland Service Employees...
  • $7 million more to go toward Union Station fixes

    $7 million more to go toward Union Station fixes
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Sen. Dick Durbin and other officials announced Friday that $7 million has been earmarked to help plan fixes at aging Union Station. Emanuel returned to his argument that the West Loop train station can be a key point as Chicago tries...
  • Another impasse in Saucon Valley contract negotiations

    Another impasse in Saucon Valley contract negotiations
    The Saucon Valley School District and its teachers are once again at an impasse, with district officials refusing to budge from their latest contract offer and union officials saying the board should consider a counterproposal submitted Monday. At the...
  • County workers' union head Nick Berardino to retire

    County workers' union head Nick Berardino to retire
    Nick Berardino, a longtime Orange County labor leader and general manager of its largest public employee union, announced this week that he plans to retire over the summer. After decades at the Orange County Employees Assn., Berardino will work his last...