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  • Foley Says Union Gave Bad Advice; Union Says Foley Made Millions Off Striking Workers

    Foley Says Union Gave Bad Advice; Union Says Foley Made Millions Off Striking Workers
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley says the union gave bad advice to workers who went on strike at a company he formerly owned in Pennsylvania. Foley made his comments Thursday morning after being told that Connecticut union officials were...
  • American, US Airways flight attendants reach tentative contract deal

    American, US Airways flight attendants reach tentative contract deal
    American Airlines reached a major milestone Friday in its merger with US Airways, as the flight attendants' union said it has reached a tentative agreement on a new, combined contract for 24,500 workers. Details of the new contract weren't immediately...
  • Former Union President Confronts Foley About T.B. Wood's

    Former Union President Confronts Foley About T.B. Wood's
    The day after union officials called attention to a 1990 strike at a Pennsylvania plant owned by Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley, a retired union leader confronted Foley on the campaign trail about the labor dispute.  Charlie Moyles, 89,...
  • North Riverside tests union contract in court

    North Riverside tests union contract in court
    After several fruitless months of union bargaining, the village of North Riverside has taken a dramatic step to protect its taxpayers. The village filed suit Friday in Cook County Circuit Court to seek permission to contract fire protection services...
  • Say 'Non': Quebec referendum offers lessons for pro-union UK leaders

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian politicians who almost saw their country torn apart by an independence referendum in 1995 say pro-union British leaders have been slow to learn lessons from that campaign but can still take steps to win the vote Scotland will...
  • Fractious politics to test new Swedish leader's negotiating skills

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - At the height of the global financial crisis trade union leader Stefan Lofven, now set to become Sweden's prime minister after Sunday's election, did the unthinkable and cut a deal with employers agreeing pay cuts and shorter hours....
  • NFL steps back, says no agreement on new drug policy, HGH testing yet

    The long-awaited agreement on human-growth-hormone testing in the NFL … Turned out to be a false start. Hours after the NFL Players Assn. voted in favor of new testing rules, including for HGH, the NFL said the deal isn't done. "We have not...
  • Issues still need to be resolved in new league drug policy

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A new NFL drug policy that would allow testing for HGH for the first time and raise the threshold for use of marijuana has not yet been formally approved, the National Football League said. The NFL Players Association (NFLPA)...
  • Workers at Lear plant in Indiana go on strike, could affect Ford: Chicago Tribune

    (Reuters) - Workers at a Lear Corp plant in Indiana that makes parts for Ford Motor Co went on strike Saturday, according to the Chicago Tribune. The plant in Hammond, Indiana, employs 760 and supplies automotive seats for Ford's Explorer and Taurus...
  • Workers go on strike at Hammond automotive seats plant

    Workers go on strike at Hammond automotive seats plant
    A Lear Corp. plant in northwest Indiana shut down Saturday morning after hundreds of workers demanding better wages there walked out on a strike, officials said. The Hammond, Ind., plant, which employs about 760 people, supplies automotive seats to...
  • District adds to unfair labor charges against union

    District adds to unfair labor charges against union
    The Saucon Valley School District is alleging the teachers union continues to use unfair tactics while bargaining a contract. The school district this week amended an unfair labor practice charge it originally filed in June against the Saucon Valley...