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  • Teamsters Union says it has reached a deal with the Justice Department to end US oversight

    The Teamsters Union and the Justice Department announced Wednesday they have reached an agreement to end the government's 25-year anti-corruption oversight of the 1.4-million member union. Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New...
  • California nurses call off strike against Kaiser

    The California Nurses Assn. announced Saturday that it has called off plans for a strike next week against Kaiser Permanente after reaching a tentative contract agreement for 18,000 of its members in Northern and Central California. The tentative...
  • Orange teacher raises part of new agreement

    Orange teacher raises part of new agreement
    Most teachers in Orange County's public schools will get raises of $3,100 or $2,000 this year, plus an extra $1,000 bonus, according to an agreement reached Thursday between district administrators and the local teachers union. The two-year salary...
  • Union calls for reinstatement of fired United flight attendants

    Union calls for reinstatement of fired United flight attendants
    The Association of Flight Attendants on Friday demanded reinstatement of 13 United Airlines flights attendants who were fired after refusing to fly on a plane that had "menacing" graffiti written in oil residue on the aircraft's tail. The union said the...
  • Police chief's anti-racism sign lauded, criticized

    PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh's new police chief is being praised by the mayor but criticized by a police union president for being photographed on New Year's Eve holding a sign that says: "I resolve to challenge racism (at) work." The sign also has a...
  • Jet fuel tax revenue in Illinois at risk, group says

     Jet fuel tax revenue in Illinois at risk, group says
    Illinois and the city of Chicago must make sure $21.5 million in jet-fuel sales tax revenue goes toward airports and aviation programs, according to a new study funded by a national labor union. Currently, such money in Illinois and other states...
  • Recent decline in arrests by New York Police Department points to slowdown amid labor strife

    Despite efforts by New York City officials to tout a dip in serious crime, another statistic is getting more attention — a steep decline in the number of arrests across all five boroughs in the two weeks since two police officers were shot dead in...
  • Cuomo meets with NYC police union leaders, says officers must 'feel respected and protected'

    The growing discord between New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the city's Police Department must be resolved, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday, a day after meeting with city police union leaders amid a wider debate about law enforcement conduct and...
  • United Airlines says it will 'insource' airport jobs too

    United Airlines says it will 'insource' airport jobs too
    CHICAGO — United Airlines, which is considering outsourcing up to 2,000 airport jobs, now says that after talking with union leaders it will bring back other jobs that had been turned over to contractors. In a letter to employees Wednesday, Senior...
  • Al Delugach, Pulitzer-winning investigative journalist, dies at 89

    Al Delugach, Pulitzer-winning investigative journalist, dies at 89
    Al Delugach, a lightning-fast newspaper "rewrite man" and relentless investigator who defied his own publisher to help expose rampant corruption in a St. Louis labor union in the 1960s, has died. He was 89. Delugach died Sunday at his home in Los...
  • Jury gets racketeering case of longtime ironworkers' boss

    PHILADELPHIA — A longtime union boss was receiving medical attention Tuesday as a jury started to weigh his fate in a racketeering case. Former ironworkers business manager Joseph Dougherty was taken to a hospital with apparent breathing problems....