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  • United Auto Workers to represent some at Tennessee VW plant

    In a significant victory for union efforts in the South, United Auto Workers has been certified to represent at least 45% of workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., a step just short of full collective bargaining rights. The┬ávote by...
  • MLS faces big questions in tricky union talks

    Major League Soccer is growing at a rapid pace but faces potentially fractious negotiations with its players union as it heads into the off-season. While LA Galaxy celebrated a record fifth title, league and union officials turned to the tricky...
  • Kaiser criticized over mental healthcare staffing

    Kaiser criticized over mental healthcare staffing
    Healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente is facing mounting criticism about the care it provides mental health patients in California. A union is accusing the company of understaffing its mental health unit, causing patients to face excessive delays before...
  • Steelworkers union at Gracedale charges unfair labor practices

    Steelworkers union at Gracedale charges unfair labor practices
    Union workers at Gracedale have filed an unfair labor practice against Northampton County over health care negotiations. Some 59 workers at the county nursing home, members of United Steelworkers Local 2599 in Bethlehem, say despite working under...
  • President Obama on race, America and the elusive 'more perfect union'

    President Obama on race, America and the elusive 'more perfect union'
    President Obama first grabbed national attention with a keynote speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention that portrayed America the way most Americans want to see it, as a unified entity, regardless of its occasional squabbles. Ironic, then,...
  • Darden, USF credit unions to vote on merger Dec. 11

    Darden, USF credit unions to vote on merger Dec. 11
    Two federal credit unions in Florida, including one in Orlando, plan to merge, pending the approval of its members. The merger between Darden Credit Union and University of South Florida federal credit unions, announced Wednesday, would create a new...
  • Fast Food Workers, Union Activists Push For Higher Wages

    Fast Food Workers, Union Activists Push For Higher Wages
    HARTFORD — Unlike many fast food workers, Yarilyn Martinez has been able to get close to full-time hours, and has gotten a series of raises over the last year at Dunkin' Donuts. Martinez, 24, started at a Hartford franchise at the minimum wage...
  • Payroll company for SAG-AFTRA members discloses security breach

    Payroll company for SAG-AFTRA members discloses security breach
    Employees at Sony Pictures Entertainment aren't the only ones dealing with a hack attack. Now, members of Hollywood's largest union also are wondering if their personal information has been breached by computer hackers. ART Payroll, a payroll...
  • Opposing Sides Clash As Debate Resumes Over Closing Southbury Training School

    Opposing Sides Clash As Debate Resumes Over Closing Southbury Training School
    HARTFORD – Opposing forces clashed at the emotional launch of a campaign to close the Southbury Training School and five other state institutions for people with intellectual disabilities – and free up hundreds of millions of public dollars...
  • Emanuel challenger gets $250,000 from health care union

    Emanuel challenger gets $250,000 from health care union
    Chicago mayoral hopeful Jesus "Chuy" Garcia more than doubled the amount of cash in his campaign fund Tuesday by depositing a single check from a major government workers union, but it did little to close the growing money advantage Mayor Rahm Emanuel has...
  • Wethersfield, Union Agree On Contract

    WETHERSFIELD -- The town council approved a new union contract Monday in the wake of a ruling by the town attorney that Democrats had no conflict of interest in voting on the agreement. The vote was delayed two weeks after minority Republicans asked...