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  • Deerfield, union to discuss wages, back pay

    Deerfield, union to discuss wages, back pay
    Deerfield Beach on Monday was trying to resolve the issue of reimbursing some union workers for a pay cut they took in 2011 while some management employees were given raises. The issue is part of larger collective bargaining. The two sides were trying to...
  • UAW chief backs labor board decisions on email, organizing votes

    The president of the United Auto Workers union on Monday called the National Labor Relations Board's recent decisions to allow employees to use company email to organize and unions to hold faster elections to represent workers "the right thing to do."...
  • San Francisco airport food workers on strike amid storm, flight delays

    San Francisco airport food workers on strike amid storm, flight delays
    Up to 1,000 food workers at San Francisco International Airport went on strike Thursday morning, closing many of the airport’s restaurants amid a winter storm that’s delaying flights out of the Bay Area for hours. “Travelers –...
  • UC student workers' union urges divestment from Israel

    UC student workers' union urges divestment from Israel
    Members of the union that represents UC students who work as teaching assistants, tutors and readers have voted to urge the UC regents to divest itself of stock in Israeli institutions and international companies that backers say violate human rights...
  • Labor's new reality -- it's easier to raise wages for 100,000 than to unionize 4,000

    Labor's new reality -- it's easier to raise wages for 100,000 than to unionize 4,000
    Haltingly, with understandable ambivalence, the American labor movement is morphing into something new. Its most prominent organizing campaigns of recent years — of fast-food workers, domestics, taxi drivers and Wal-Mart employees — have...
  • Orange board approves Teach for America despite teacher protest

    Orange board approves Teach for America despite teacher protest
    Despite urgings to reconsider from a group of teachers, the Orange County School Board on Tuesday moved ahead on an agreement to fill up to 50 classroom jobs with Teach for America recruits next fall. "It will add some additional energy and talent to...
  • An unusual place to honor labor union

    An unusual place to honor labor union
    Congratulations to International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 375 on celebrating its 100th anniversary. As a member and representative of a labor union, I realize how important this is to its members and also to the Lehigh Valley Building and...
  • United Auto Workers to represent some at Tennessee VW plant

    In a significant victory for union efforts in the South, United Auto Workers has been certified to represent at least 45% of workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., a step just short of full collective bargaining rights. The vote by...
  • MLS faces big questions in tricky union talks

    Major League Soccer is growing at a rapid pace but faces potentially fractious negotiations with its players union as it heads into the off-season. While LA Galaxy celebrated a record fifth title, league and union officials turned to the tricky...
  • Kaiser criticized over mental healthcare staffing

    Kaiser criticized over mental healthcare staffing
    Healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente is facing mounting criticism about the care it provides mental health patients in California. A union is accusing the company of understaffing its mental health unit, causing patients to face excessive delays before...
  • Steelworkers union at Gracedale charges unfair labor practices

    Steelworkers union at Gracedale charges unfair labor practices
    Union workers at Gracedale have filed an unfair labor practice against Northampton County over health care negotiations. Some 59 workers at the county nursing home, members of United Steelworkers Local 2599 in Bethlehem, say despite working under...