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  • Maywood fire chief rescinds ban on patriotic stickers

    Maywood fire chief rescinds ban on patriotic stickers
    After making national news for sending firefighters home after they balked at his order to remove all stickers from their helmets and lockers — including American flags and memorials of the 9/11 terrorist attacks — Maywood's fire chief has...
  • L.A. police union president calls latest contract offer 'insulting'

    L.A. police union president calls latest contract offer 'insulting'
    The Los Angeles police officers' union announced Friday it wants a third-party mediator to step into its salary talks with the city, describing the latest contract offer from Mayor Eric Garcetti and other elected officials as insulting. Two and a half...
  • LAPD officers' union to declare impasse in salary talks with city

    LAPD officers' union to declare impasse in salary talks with city
    The Los Angeles police officers' union said Friday that it intends to declare an impasse in its salary talks with the city, two months after officers rejected a contract proposal. The Police Protective League, which represents 9,000 rank-and-file...
  • United Airlines offers flight attendants $100,000 in voluntary buyout

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - United Airlines and union officials said Monday that eligible flight attendants will be paid up to $100,000 to leave the company through a voluntary buyout, in a deal that aims to end furloughs at the over-staffed airline. The...
  • British prime minister campaigns against Scottish independence

    British prime minister campaigns against Scottish independence
    British Prime Minister David Cameron pushed hard against Scottish independence Monday, three days before Scots vote on whether to secede from Britain. “I want to speak very directly to the people of this country today about what is at stake,&...
  • High stakes for tribal casinos in court fight over labor rights

    MOUNT PLEASANT Mich. (Reuters) - After the Saginaw Chippewa fired a housekeeper at the Soaring Eagle casino in 2010, the Michigan tribe found itself at the center of a national legal battle over the reach of U.S. labor law and the sovereign rights of...
  • U. of I. nurses extend contract to continue talks on new pact

    U. of I. nurses extend contract to continue talks on new pact
    The University of Illinois Hospital and its unionized nurses have agreed to extend their labor contract for a second time in as many months because the two sides have been unable to come to terms on a new pact. The hospital and the union agreed late...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • All employees benefit from unions

    Once again, the issue is "working in a right-to-work state." Article 1, Section 6 was partially quoted by a Coconut Creek writer. The complete quote reads, "the right of persons to work shall not be denied or abridged on account of the membership or non-...