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  • GM to spend $5.4B on US factories over 3 years, add 650 jobs

    General Motors plans to spend $5.4 billion to improve its U.S. factories during the next three years, creating about 650 new jobs. The company gave details of $783.5 million of the investments on Thursday and says the rest will be announced in the coming...
  • Labor organizers seek unusual ally in fast-food franchisees

    Labor organizers seek unusual ally in fast-food franchisees
    Labor organizers are opening a new front in their campaign for a $15-an-hour wage for fast-food workers with a push to mobilize an unusual ally: franchisees. The Service Employees International Union on Thursday launched a website in hopes of building...
  • CPS faces Thursday deadline to offer union contract extension

     CPS faces Thursday deadline to offer union contract extension
    Chicago Public Schools officials have until Thursday to offer teachers an additional year on their current contract, a move that could bring an early conclusion to labor talks but would also delay some hard decisions to address the district's bleak...
  • El Super grocery chain accused of 'coercing' workers

    El Super grocery chain accused of 'coercing' workers
    El Super supermarket chain is facing a complaint from the National Labor Relations Board accusing the grocer of preventing its workers from advocating for their rights and refusing to bargain with unions. The Paramount, Calif., company interfered,...
  • County jail's health provider inks new workers' contract

    The company that provides health care to inmates at the Allegheny County Jail in Pittsburgh has reached a new three-year contract with its unionized workers. Tennessee-based Corizon Health Inc. says the contract with the United Steelworkers includes a...
  • Romanian town hall workers strike to demand higher wages

    More than 30,000 employees of town halls around the country have gone on strike to demand higher wages. The workers, who staged a one-day strike Thursday, are demanding a 10-percent salary increase and meal tickets, which are used to purchase food,...
  • UAW reports 55 percent membership at VW plant in Tennessee

    The United Auto Workers union has 816 members at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, or about 55 percent of the total blue collar work force, according the union's latest disclosure with the U.S. Department of Labor. The filing comes as the UAW works...
  • Legislation allowing Delaware 'right-to-work' zones stalls

    Republican legislation allowing "right-to-work" zones in Delaware stalled in a Democratic-led Senate committee Wednesday amid complaints from organized labor that it is a union-busting measure. Under the legislation sponsored by Senate Minority Leader...
  • UConn graduate assistants ratify first union contract

    Graduate Assistants at UConn have overwhelmingly ratified their first labor contract. The union representing nearly 2,200 assistants at six campuses across Connecticut announced Wednesday that 1,103 voted in favor of the three-year agreement, while 10...
  • UConn Graduate Assistants Ratify First Union Contract

    STORRS — Graduate Assistants at UConn have overwhelmingly ratified their first labor contract. The union representing nearly 2,200 assistants at six campuses across Connecticut announced Wednesday that 1,103 voted in favor of the three-year...
  • Saucon Valley teacher to board: 'We're not the greedy teachers, I promise you'

    Saucon Valley teacher to board: 'We're not the greedy teachers, I promise you'
    Hoping to avoid a strike, the Saucon Valley School Board on Tuesday approved a resolution to move to nonbinding arbitration if the next negotiating session with the teachers union doesn't result in a tentative contract agreement. The next talks are...