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  • L.A. officials will get to see books of DWP nonprofits

    L.A. officials will get to see books of DWP nonprofits
    After a series of drawn-out political and legal battles, Los Angeles leaders approved a deal with the powerful Department of Water and Power union that promises the city its first detailed look at how two controversial nonprofits affiliated with the...
  • Floridians should beware of federal reinsurance-tax scheme

    Floridians should beware of federal reinsurance-tax scheme
    It's been nine years since Florida was struck by a serious hurricane. Since then, the state has enacted some smart policies that give homeowners and businesses more competitive choices when it comes to insurance; meanwhile, costly potential liabilities...
  • Commentary merely advances anti-union bias

    Regarding Jim Largay's letter to the editor, "End public workers' union paycheck deduction": Eliminating dues deduction for labor unions simply adds an unworkable administrative burden on the union to chase its monthly dues, without which it cannot meet...
  • Foxwoods Tells Union It's Cutting 80 Dealer Positions

    The management of Foxwoods Resort Casino told the union representing the casino's dealers on Monday that it will eliminate more than 80 positions. In a memo distributed to members of Local 2121 of the United Auto Workers, the union says management will...
  • City Council panel endorses police contract

    City Council panel endorses police contract
    A key Chicago City Council committee on Monday endorsed a new contract with more than 9,500 rank-and-file police officers, setting the stage for a full council vote Wednesday that will buy Mayor Rahm Emanuel some level of labor peace going into next year'...
  • Whitehall-Coplay teachers get raises of 3.2 percent, 3.3 percent

    Whitehall-Coplay teachers get raises of 3.2 percent, 3.3 percent
    The Whitehall-Coplay School Board on Monday approved a two-year contract that will give the district's 286 teachers, nurses, psychologists and guidance counselors average raises of 3.2 percent and 3.3 percent each year. The board's 7-2 vote, with...
  • Plainfield teachers voice concerns about contract negotiations

    Plainfield teachers voice concerns about contract negotiations
    Teachers in Plainfield picketed before Monday's school board meeting to show their unity in getting a new contract that would address their concerns about workload, pay and retirement benefits. More than 1,800 members of the Association of Plainfield...
  • West Coast port slowdown raises fears of dockworker strike or lockout

    West Coast port slowdown raises fears of dockworker strike or lockout
    For months, contract negotiations between a powerful union and multinational shipping lines progressed amicably in public, even though roughly 20,000 West Coast dockworkers labored without a contract. Now the public harmony has been shattered, raising...
  • No strike in Saucon Valley

    No strike in Saucon Valley
    Members of the Saucon Valley teachers union met for two hours Monday and ultimately decided to stay in the classroom and keep bargaining, averting a strike for now. The meeting came just days after the school district refused to enter binding...
  • SEPTA averts strike as Philly transit workers approve 2-year deal

    SEPTA averts strike as Philly transit workers approve 2-year deal
    Philadelphia-area transit workers have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a two-year contract with SEPTA, averting a strike that threatened to cripple bus and subway lines and that the union warned would be long and contentious. The contract, which puts off...
  • American Airlines flight attendants reject contract

    FORT WORTH, Texas Flight attendants at American Airlines voted down a proposed five-year contract on Sunday, sending the union to binding arbitration to try to reach a labor agreement with the Fort Worth-based airline. The tentative agreement, which...