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  • NFL players' union appeals Ray Rice punishment

    NFL players' union appeals Ray Rice punishment
    The NFL Players Assn. filed an appeal Tuesday on behalf of running back Ray Rice, saying the supporting facts of his indefinite NFL suspension “reveal a lack of a fair and impartial process” by the league and Commissioner Roger Goodell. As...
  • Unions, Tom Foley Clash Over 1990 Pennsylvania Strike

     Unions, Tom Foley Clash Over 1990 Pennsylvania Strike
    A bitter strike at a Pennsylvania company 24 years ago became a flash point on the Connecticut campaign trail Thursday as union officials revived the story to attack Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley, who owned the plant at the time of the...
  • Three unions stage protest against Allentown School District

    Three unions stage protest against Allentown School District
    More than 100 members from three different unions rallied together Thursday night at the Allentown School District's administration building, saying they want fairness and respect from district leaders. "If three unions are out of a contract at the same...
  • 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...
  • Hinsdale high school district stops investigating teachers who 'liked' Facebook post

    Hinsdale high school district stops investigating teachers who 'liked' Facebook post
    The investigation into 17 suburban teachers who liked a Facebook post featuring a photo of an ax lodged in a car windshield has been canceled, a school official said Tuesday. Hinsdale Township High School District 86 administrators canceled the probe...
  • 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...
  • LAPD union says contract negotiations are at an impasse

    LAPD union says contract negotiations are at an impasse
    The Los Angeles police officers union announced Friday that it had reached an impasse with city negotiators on salary talks, saying the latest contract offer submitted by Mayor Eric Garcetti is insulting. Two and a half months since their contract...
  • NFLPA reps vote to approve new drug policy that includes HGH testing

    NFLPA reps vote to approve new drug policy that includes HGH testing
    The NFL Players Association Board of Representatives approved new revised policies for performance-enhancing drugs and substances of abuse, the players' union announced Friday night. That includes the implementation of testing for human growth...