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  • Metropolitan Opera says potential labor crisis has been averted

    The Metropolitan Opera said Wednesday that it expects to reach new contracts with its unions, thereby avoiding a lockout and allowing the 2014-15 season to begin in September without interruption. The company said it arrived at a new agreement with...
  • Virgin America flight attendants OK union

    Virgin America flight attendants OK union
    Flight attendants at Virgin America airline approved representation by the Transport Workers Union of America, with 58 percent voting in favor, the union said on Wednesday, citing a National Mediation Board tally. The decision ends the last non-union U....
  • Healthcare chain's bid for 6 hospitals draws protest

    Healthcare chain's bid for 6 hospitals draws protest
    Prime Healthcare Services Inc., a hospital chain that has come under fire for billing and patient privacy issues, is facing opposition over its potential acquisition of six California hospitals, including two medical centers in Los Angeles County. On...
  • Karen Lewis inches closer to challenging Mayor Rahm Emanuel

    Karen Lewis inches closer to challenging Mayor Rahm Emanuel
    The gathering at the Beverly Woods Banquet Hall on Tuesday night had the feel of a campaign event: a jam-packed room, drinks flowing, soul music blaring and a raucous crowd cheering. There was only one thing missing from the event, dubbed “A...
  • Both sides say teachers strike increasingly possible in Saucon Valley

    A teachers strike in the Saucon Valley School District is looking more likely. The teachers union and the district met Monday afternoon to talk about a contract. District solicitor Jeffrey Sultanik and teachers union attorney Andrew Muir said the session...
  • City Council demonstrates the art of the compromise at the DWP

    City Council demonstrates the art of the compromise at the DWP
    For nearly a year, Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Controller Ron Galperin have been trying to learn the details of how two secretive nonprofit trusts, established to advise Department of Water and Power utility managers on safety and training, have spent...
  • Boynton police could finalize contract, get raises

    Boynton police could finalize contract, get raises
    A final contract could be on the way for Boynton Beach's union police officers. On Tuesday, the City Commission unanimously approved the police union's collective bargaining agreement for detectives and officers. As part of the new contract, officers...
  • What are Rauner's plans for Illinois?

    I do not believe Bruce Rauner should not be elected governor because he is a billionaire. From where I (and most Americans sit), most politicians are rich white guys. As we cling precariously to our middle-class status, we do not care which rich white guy...
  • Saucon Valley board's contract position justified

    "The district already has ample funds to pay for it. They can afford it. They're just choosing not to," states Andrew Muir, the Saucon Valley School District teachers union lawyer, regarding the unresolved contract. It's unsettling to accept his position...
  • Hostess Twinkie plant in Schiller Park closes after 84 years

    Hostess Twinkie plant in Schiller Park closes after 84 years
    Hostess Brands said Wednesday it will close its Schiller Park bakery, where Twinkies and other iconic sweets have been produced for 84 years, affecting about 400 employees. Union officials said they were notified of the closure on the same day they were...
  • L.A., police union reach legal deal over salaries for new recruits

    Los Angeles officials said Tuesday that they have reached an agreement to resolve a union lawsuit over the pay provided to nearly 1,000 police officers hired since 2010. The settlement with the Los Angeles Police Protective League, the rank-and-file...