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  • Malloy Good For Families, Business

    As we examine the gubernatorial candidates for the coming election, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's record is very impressive, especially for working families. The Connecticut minimum wage is being raised to $10.10 per hour, effective 2017, and the state is the...
  • Say 'Non': Quebec referendum offers lessons for pro-union UK leaders

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian politicians who almost saw their country torn apart by an independence referendum in 1995 say pro-union British leaders have been slow to learn lessons from that campaign but can still take steps to win the vote Scotland will...
  • Rail union members vote down BNSF proposal to cut train crew size

    A tentative agreement to reduce train crew size on one of the nation's largest rail carriers has failed, according to the labor union whose members voted on it this week. The pact would have eliminated on-board conductors on 60 percent of BNSF Railway,...
  • Hearing opens on Crenshaw teachers' claims of anti-union bias

    Hearing opens on Crenshaw teachers' claims of anti-union bias
    Twelve former Crenshaw High teachers alleged during opening arguments in a labor hearing Wednesday that the Los Angeles Unified School District targeted and removed them from the campus in retaliation for their union activism. In 2012, the district...
  • Ineffective, inarticulate and out-of-touch

    A chemistry teacher and Chicago Teachers Union leader who earns more the $200,000 a year, owns three homes, lead the CPS into their first strike in more than 20 years for a 30 percent salary increase and focuses only on Chicago Public Schools rather...
  • Karen Lewis puts $40,000 of own money into mayoral bid

    Karen Lewis puts $40,000 of own money into mayoral bid
    For weeks, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis has said she is seriously considering a run against Mayor Rahm Emanuel. On Monday Lewis offered what she said is proof: $40,000 of her own money. Lewis reported that contribution to her political...
  • Roosevelt University to celebrate life of local labor organizer

    Roosevelt University to celebrate life of local labor organizer
    Roosevelt University will celebrate the life of Leslie Orear, a labor organizer who helped found the United Packinghouse Workers of America union and the Illinois Labor History Society, in an event Tuesday. The event, which will begin at 5 p.m. at the...
  • SAG-AFTRA and producers reach deal on a new animation contract

    SAG-AFTRA and producers reach deal on a new animation contract
    SAG-AFTRA, the union representing Hollywood actors and other performers, has struck a deal with the major studios on new contracts covering animated production. After four days of negotiations, SAG-AFTRA and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television...
  • 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...
  • Labor looks for realignment of power that could strengthen its hand

    As the final push begins to fill a key seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, union leaders, elected officials and political analysts are anticipating a realignment of power that could strengthen the hand of organized labor in decisions...
  • 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...