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  • Union threatens one-day strikes over contract negotiations

    Teachers at five Catholic schools in New York are threatening a one-day strike over contract negotiations. The Federation of Catholic Teachers has been without a contract since August. Its leaders say more schools are planning similar strikes in the...
  • Settlement reached in 2003 Connecticut layoff lawsuit

    State employee union leaders and State Attorney George Jepsen said Tuesday they have reached a long-awaited legal settlement, ending a federal court battle over former Gov. John G. Rowland's decision to lay off thousands of workers during a 2003 labor...
  • Aldermen voice opposition to right-to-work zones

    Aldermen voice opposition to right-to-work zones
    Union officials lodged their opposition Tuesday to Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed right-to-work zones as part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's effort to send a message to state lawmakers that City Hall opposes the idea. The testimony came at a City Council hearing...
  • Union honors W.Va. workers who died on jobs

    The West Virginia AFL-CIO has honored 17 workers who died on the job last year. The 27th Workers Memorial Day ceremony was held Tuesday at the state Capitol in Charleston. The Charleston Gazette (http://bit.ly/1PTKpv1) reports nearly 150 people gathered...
  • Letter: Unions have no right to pick my pocket

    Letter: Unions have no right to pick my pocket
    In response to "Union workers protest 'Turnaround agenda' (April 23). Of course union members deserve to make good money, like everyone else who provides a valuable service or product to the public. However, unions' reliance on using the force of...
  • U. of C. Medical Center, nurses reach tentative deal

    U. of C. Medical Center, nurses reach tentative deal
    The University of Chicago Medical Center and its 1,550 unionized nurses averted a walkout slated for Thursday by reaching a tentative labor contract late Monday after months of negotiations. With an agreement close, the nurses' union, National Nurses...
  • Wilmette, firefighters go to arbitration over two-tier pay

    Wilmette, firefighters go to arbitration over two-tier pay
    It will probably be Labor Day before Wilmette's union-represented firefighters and village officials learn how an arbitrator has ruled in a contract dispute between the two parties, Assistant Village Manager Mike Braiman said April 22. Until that time,...
  • District 109, teacher's union reach early agreement on 4-year contract

    District 109, teacher's union reach early agreement on 4-year contract
    An early agreement between District 109 and the Deerfield Education Association (DEA) teachers' union likely assures labor peace in the community for the next four years. Board of Education President Steven Schwartz announced at a regularly scheduled...
  • Highwood may use private fire personnel

    Highwood may use private fire personnel
    The City of Highwood may contract with a private firm for the services of some firefighters and paramedics to ensure the level of round-the-clock staffing required for fire-insurance rating purposes. According to City Manager Scott Coren, the Highwood...
  • Hospital: Chicago nurses call off strike, agreement reached

    Officials at University of Chicago Medical Center say the hospital has reached a tentative agreement with a union representing registered nurses. The hospital said Tuesday an agreement was reached just before midnight Monday. The hospital says National...
  • City Hall should hold the line on pay raises

    City Hall should hold the line on pay raises
    After nearly a year of negotiations, Los Angeles city officials and the unions representing 20,000 city workers still haven't reached a deal on a new contract. One group of employees has even threatened to strike. The standoff is caused, in part, by the...