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  • MBTA union leaders back review of pension fund

    Leaders of a union representing thousands of transit workers have pledged support for an independent audit of the pension system of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. The statement released Thursday by Carmen's Union President James O'...
  • Maine hospital says nurses plan to strike later this month

    A nursing union at the second largest hospital in Maine is planning to strike over what it alleges are dangerously unsafe staffing levels. The Maine State Nurses Association, National Nurses Organizing Committee and National Nurses United contract with...
  • University students urge transit bus drivers to return

    Student government leaders at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Marquette University are urging Milwaukee County bus drivers and the transit system to come to terms on a labor agreement. The student leaders say a 2-day strike by bus drivers has...
  • Personalities, newcomers are shaping UAW talks

    DETROIT Personalities and experience are likely to play major roles in contract talks between the UAW union and the Detroit-based automakers. Sergio Marchionne, head of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, could again be the wild card. He has shown himself in...
  • The Latest: Moody's downgrades Greece to Caa3

    The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local): ___ 3 a.m. President Barack Obama and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi are discussing ways to keep Greece in the eurozone. The two leaders spoke by phone on Wednesday. The White House...
  • Showdown looms between Rauner, AFSCME

    Showdown looms between Rauner, AFSCME
    SPRINGFIELD — The way Illinois has handled negotiations with the largest union representing state workers has always been political. When the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees flexes it political muscle in Springfield,...
  • Milwaukee County bus drivers strike, scrambling commute

    Hundreds of Milwaukee County union bus drivers went on strike early Wednesday, leaving tens of thousands of commuters scrambling to make alternative plans to get to work and elsewhere. The roughly 750 drivers walked off the job at 3 a.m. and began...
  • Union-Represented GE Workers Ratify 4-Year Contracts

    HARTFORD — Union workers at General Electric Co. have ratified contracts that increase compensation by $15,500 over four years, hold the line on health care contributions next year, provide pension improvements and make other changes. About 16,...
  • Union-represented workers ratify 4-year contracts at GE

    Union workers at General Electric Co. have ratified contracts that increase compensation by $15,500 over four years, hold the line on health care contributions next year, provide pension improvements and make other changes. About 16,500 workers are...
  • Talks continue at Allegheny Technologies under extension

    Union workers at Allegheny Technologies Inc. plants in Pennsylvania and three other states continued working under a contract extension as negotiations on a new deal continued. The (Tarentum) Valley News Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1R4efAT ) reports the...
  • GE Transportation workers in Erie approve 4-year contract

    About 3,200 GE Transportation workers in Erie have a new four-year contract containing $1.40 in hourly raises and $10,000 in lump-sum bonuses. Union members ratified the deal Tuesday. Union leaders didn't announce the exact vote count, but confirmed to...