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  • New French economy minister takes aim at 35-hour week

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's new pro-business Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron ran into trouble with trade unions on Thursday for suggesting companies could be allowed exemptions to France's 35-hour week. Introduced by a previous Socialist-led government...
  • Judges' union calls for change in US immigration courts, separation from the Justice Department

    DALLAS Two federal immigration court judges criticized the fast-track deportation hearings for unaccompanied minors Wednesday and called for the courts to be made independent from the Justice Department. The judges, leaders in the National Association of...
  • NYC police union blasts mayor, urges Democrats to snub convention bid

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City police union leader on Tuesday castigated Mayor Bill de Blasio and his bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, saying the city was losing ground in the fight against crime since he took office in January....
  • 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...