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  • 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...
  • Court orders release of Ohio replacement teachers' names

    An Ohio school board must release the names of replacement teachers brought in during a 2013 strike, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday as it rejected arguments that making the names public could endanger the teachers. The decision upheld a lower...
  • UAW president pledges to 'bridge the gap' on pay

    DETROIT United Automobile Workers President Dennis Williams, wearing a dark suit and red shirt, raised his fist and led union members through several fiery chants Wednesday as he laid out his vision for the union and its negotiating priorities with the...
  • Union vote set next month at Boeing's South Carolina plants

    Production workers at Boeing plants in South Carolina will decide next month whether they want representation by the Machinists union. The union announced Tuesday that the Machinists and Boeing have agreed to the National Labor Relations Board conducting...