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  • Union demands driving railcar jobs out of California, Japanese firm says

    Union demands driving railcar jobs out of California, Japanese firm says
    A Japanese company's much-celebrated plans to build a light-rail manufacturing plant in Palmdale appear all but dead after months of clashes with local labor unions and community groups. Kinkisharyo International of Osaka said it is now looking at...
  • U of I nurses reach tentative labor accord

    U of I nurses reach tentative labor accord
    University of Illinois Hospital nurses will receive increases of 2.25 percent to 3.6 percent each year of a tentative three-year contract reached Monday night, according to paperwork the union handed out Tuesday morning to its members. The tentative...
  • New contract for Chicago police; 11 percent in wage hikes

    New contract for Chicago police; 11 percent in wage hikes
    Chicago’s police union ratified a five-year contract that includes a total of 11 percent in wage increases and $65 million in back pay for approximately 10,000 union members, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office announced Friday. City officials...
  • Unions Pushing To Get Their Members Behind Malloy

     Unions Pushing To Get Their Members Behind Malloy
    HARTFORD — The car in the driveway was a good omen, the beware of dog sign in the window was not. Still, Tracey Phenix bounded up the steps of the house on Cornwall Street in the city's Blue Hills neighborhood with a sense of purpose and a hope...
  • Saucon Valley teachers union requests new bargaining session

    Saucon Valley teachers union requests new bargaining session
    A little more than a week after rejecting a six-year contract offer, the Saucon Valley Education Association wants to start negotiating again. In a letter to state mediator John Healy at the state Department of Labor and Industry, union attorney Andrew...
  • Cal State announces tentative agreement on faculty contract

    Cal State announces tentative agreement on faculty contract
    California State University announced Thursday that it has reached a tentative agreement with its faculty union on a three-year contract that restores pay increases and addresses workload concerns. The agreement with the California Faculty Assn....
  • No school Friday in Waukegan as teachers strike; no talks set

    No school Friday in Waukegan as teachers strike; no talks set
    Schools in Waukegan will remain closed again Friday as the impasse continues between Waukegan District 60 and its teachers union over teacher compensation. With the strike now forcing the cancellation of 10 school days so far, district officials claim...
  • Deasy slams teachers unions, speaks of regrets

    Deasy slams teachers unions,  speaks of regrets
    Days after stepping down as Los Angeles schools chief, John Deasy acknowledged he should have worked harder to improve relations with the school board but also criticized the teachers union for making it difficult to improve the district. Deasy resigned...
  • Building Trades Ready To Step Up For Stadium

    In response to Dan Haar’s column “Stadium Labor Deals In Flux” [Oct. 14, Page 1]. The Connecticut Building Trades are hopeful that come 2016 there will be a new stadium in Hartford, a new residential community and many new jobs. New...
  • Karen Lewis says thank you to well-wishers, leaves hospital

    Karen Lewis says thank you to well-wishers, leaves hospital
    Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis has been released from the hospital and is resting at home, a union spokeswoman said Wednesday. “She told me she was at home and doing well,” union spokeswoman Stephanie Gadlin said in an e-mail....
  • Navistar, UAW to resume contract negotiations

    Navistar, UAW to resume contract negotiations
    Truck-and-engine maker Navistar International is set to resume contract negotiations with the United Auto Workers union on Thursday. About 1,500 workers in Illinois, Ohio, Georgia, Pennsylvania and Texas are covered by a 4-year contract that expired...