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  • L.A. Unified board approves multibillion-dollar benefits package

    L.A. Unified board approves multibillion-dollar benefits package
    The Los Angeles Board of Education approved a multibillion-dollar benefits plan Tuesday that will  maintain the current package of healthcare services for  employees for the next three years. The agreement resolves one major issue between the nation&...
  • State Students Already Pay — Unions, Managers Must Do Part

    State Students Already Pay — Unions, Managers Must Do Part
    One of the only things the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system has decided for next year is the price students will pay. And the cost will be high: 4.8 percent more tuition, fewer professional staff members, potentially fewer courses and...
  • Low-wage workers plan walkouts, protests to gain $15 hourly pay

    WASHINGTON Heartened by growing support for their cause and recent pay hikes by large corporate employers, America's low-wage workers will continue their fight for higher pay Wednesday with protests, rallies and one-day walkouts scheduled in more than 200...
  • Union workers flood Mundelein meeting to protest Rauner 'Turnaround Agenda'

    Union workers flood Mundelein meeting to protest Rauner 'Turnaround Agenda'
    Gov. Bruce Rauner's controversial proposal to give municipal governments greater control over unions saw large numbers of protesters during a Mundelein village board meeting April 13, when trustees decided to revisit the issue in two weeks. ....
  • Union agrees to postpone Connecticut nursing home strike

    A union representing nursing home workers is agreeing to a request from Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to postpone a planned strike in 20 communities. About 3,500 members of SEIU 1199 New England planned to strike April 24 at facilities owned by...
  • The NLRB's emerging, disastrous joint-employer cases

    Franchise businesses provide us food, tax preparation, daycare, and gasoline. Many of us have worked a temporary job or know someone who has. Businesses commonly outsource accounting, human resources, and cleaning. Our cars are manufactured with parts...
  • The Left is building a movement of movements to pressure Hillary

    For Democrats, there is not even a nominee, yet. She's coming, but there's still no guarantee of a primary fight. In the absence of a genuine challenger to former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in the absence, most particularly, of Sen....
  • Florida governor pursues California firms despite few interstate moves

    Florida governor pursues California firms despite few interstate moves
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott is the latest out-of-state politician on a job-stealing tour of California, bashing the state's taxes and business regulation. Scott breezed into Los Angeles on Monday preaching the old-time gospel of hands-off government. He...
  • Boca leaders to consider new contract with firefighters and police

    Boca leaders to consider new contract with firefighters and police
    As part of their monthly meeting late Tuesday, the City Council will take up a contentious new three-year agreement with police and fire unions. Union officials claim the new deal is fiscally responsible, saving the city nearly $93 million in combined...
  • Workers rally against Indiana construction wage law repeal

    Indiana Senate leaders chose to postpone discussion Monday on a proposal that would repeal the state's law that sets wages for public construction projects, just hours after thousands of contractors and union members rallied against the measure at the...
  • Families of slain NYC police officers honored at Mets game

    The families of two slain New York City police officers threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Mets' home opener at Citi Field on Monday and were joined by Mayor Bill de Blasio at a time when his relationship with the police department is again...