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  • Recent spate of shootings called 'open season' on law enforcement

    Recent spate of shootings called 'open season' on law enforcement
    Gunmen have shot at peace officers at least four times over the last eight days – a pace that has a Los Angeles County union official saying it appears to be “open season” on law enforcement. The latest shooting broke out Tuesday night...
  • GM to make Mexico-built Cadillac SRX crossover in Tennessee

    DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co will shift production of its Cadillac SRX crossover vehicle from Mexico to its plant in Spring Hill, Tennessee, where the company once built vehicles for its defunct Saturn brand, the company and the United Auto...
  • Saucon Valley district, union 'further apart' than ever

    Saucon Valley district, union 'further apart' than ever
    Once again, the Saucon Valley School Board had to explain why it rejected the teachers union's latest contract offer. And once again, taxpayers heard the same line of defense: Union members are asking for too much, the board said Tuesday night at its...
  • Anti-UAW workers seek to form union at Volkswagen plant

    DETROIT (Reuters) - Employees at the Volkswagen AG auto plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, are attempting to form a union that will include hourly and salaried workers as a counter to the United Auto Workers Local 42 established last month, a leading anti-...
  • Longtime Baltimore Police union president to step down, return to streets

    Longtime Baltimore Police union president to step down, return to streets
    The president of the Baltimore Police union for the past six years has announced he will not seek another term.  In a memo to fellow members of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 3 late last week, Robert F. Cherry said he would not be seeking any...
  • What are Rauner's plans for Illinois?

    I do not believe Bruce Rauner should not be elected governor because he is a billionaire. From where I (and most Americans sit), most politicians are rich white guys. As we cling precariously to our middle-class status, we do not care which rich white guy...
  • Karen Lewis inches closer to challenging Mayor Rahm Emanuel

    Karen Lewis inches closer to challenging Mayor Rahm Emanuel
    The gathering at the Beverly Woods Banquet Hall on Tuesday night had the feel of a campaign event: a jam-packed room, drinks flowing, soul music blaring and a raucous crowd cheering. There was only one thing missing from the event, dubbed “A...
  • Boynton police could finalize contract, get raises

    Boynton police could finalize contract, get raises
    A final contract could be on the way for Boynton Beach's union police officers. On Tuesday, the City Commission unanimously approved the police union's collective bargaining agreement for detectives and officers. As part of the new contract, officers...
  • With union deal, curtain falls on Met Opera's labor dispute

    By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, Aug 20 (Reuters) - The curtain will rise on Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro" next month at New York's Metropolitan Opera after a deal was reached early on Wednesday with the third of its three largest unions, averting a...
  • Metropolitan Opera says potential labor crisis has been averted

    The Metropolitan Opera said Wednesday that it expects to reach new contracts with its unions, thereby avoiding a lockout and allowing the 2014-15 season to begin in September without interruption. The company said it arrived at a new agreement with...
  • Baltimore longshoremen deny strike liability, say master contract not in effect

    Baltimore longshoremen deny strike liability, say master contract not in effect
    Longshoremen who went on strike last year at the port of Baltimore claim they are not liable for related losses sustained by their employers, in part because a coastwide labor contract banning such strikes does not apply to them. The claim was made in...