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  • Largest state workers' union seeks OK for contract extension

    Pennsylvania's largest state-employee union is asking its 45,000 members to approve a one-year extension of their contract. Gov. Tom Wolf and David Fillman, executive director of Council 13 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal...
  • BP strike lingers, union pantry shelves filled

    BP strike lingers, union pantry shelves filled
    Sharon Warnecke has worked at BP Whiting Refinery for 30 years as a machinist, the last 22 years as a firefighter, too. But for the past 2 1/2 months, Warnecke has spent much of her time at the United Steelworkers Local 7-1 union hall, filling in...
  • Taj Mahal wants judge to penalize union over letters

    The owners of Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino are accusing the city's main casino workers' union of hiding behind federal labor law and the First Amendment to wage "economic warfare" against the struggling gambling resort. A bankruptcy judge in...
  • USC Verdugo Hills Hospital nurses agree to new contract

    USC Verdugo Hills Hospital nurses agree to new contract
    An overwhelming majority of the 150 nurses at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital voted to approve a 14-month contract, a representative from the California Nurses Assn. said on Thursday, culminating a year of negotiations with hospital officials and...
  • Philadelphia Ironworkers union agent gets 8 years in prison

    A top official at an ironworkers' union was sentenced on Thursday to eight years in prison in what federal prosecutors say was a campaign of violence and intimidation to coerce building contractors into hiring his workers over non-union competition....
  • Baltimore police union president likens protests to 'lynch mob'

    Baltimore police union president likens protests to 'lynch mob'
    The Baltimore police union president Wednesday drew outrage by comparing Freddie Gray protests to a "lynch mob" because they called for the officers involved to be jailed immediately. Gene Ryan, president of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 3,...
  • Elgin U46 sets last day, reaches agreement with 2 unions

    Elgin U46 sets last day, reaches agreement with 2 unions
    It's time to pay the piper for all those snow days kids got in Elgin School District U46 this winter. Meeting Monday, the U46 board approved a final calendar for this school year in which students and employees will have to attend five more days into...
  • Council passes on supporting Rauner agenda

    Council passes on supporting Rauner agenda
    Naperville this week joined the growing list of northern Illinois municipalities that have shelved taking an official position on Gov. Bruce Rauner's plans to adjust workforce policies as a remedy for the state's money woes. At the encouragement of...
  • Two views on the Actors' Equity wage hike for L.A.'s small theaters

    Two views on the Actors' Equity wage hike for L.A.'s small theaters
    For decades, the Los Angeles small-theater scene has operated under a single set of wage rules based on the willingness of professional, unionized actors to perform for token fees. Now this world is about to break in two. Leaders of the national stage...
  • Early reaction to new minimum wage for stage actors: 'Sad day' for L.A.

    Early reaction to new minimum wage for stage actors: 'Sad day' for L.A.
    Leaders of small theaters across Los Angeles County began reacting to their new reality Wednesday morning: drastically increased costs from a new $9 hourly minimum wage imposed by leaders of Actors' Equity, the national stage actors' union. "It's a...
  • Rauner: Stop 'fair share' fees for non-union teachers

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner said Wednesday he wants to banish a requirement that non-union public school teachers pay union fees — the Republican's latest swipe at public sector unions he blames for worsening the state's financial woes. Rauner...