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  • City Hall should hold the line on pay raises

    City Hall should hold the line on pay raises
    After nearly a year of negotiations, Los Angeles city officials and the unions representing 20,000 city workers still haven't reached a deal on a new contract. One group of employees has even threatened to strike. The standoff is caused, in part, by the...
  • Gov calls special session on issues like budget, Medicaid

    Gov. Bill Walker spared little time in calling state lawmakers into a special session after the Legislature adjourned late Monday with a partially funded state operating budget. Walker's proclamation came shortly after the House and Senate adjourned from...
  • Official claims bad blood with union boss bred West Coast port crisis

    Official claims bad blood with union boss bred West Coast port crisis
    A lawsuit filed last month in Los Angeles Superior Court offers a vividly detailed picture of the obscure waterfront politics that brought Pacific Rim commerce to its knees for several tense weeks earlier this year. The suit, filed by a low-level dock...
  • Founder of Jacksonville credit union steps down

    A man who helped found a Jacksonville credit union is retiring Wednesday from its board of directors after 63 years. Michael Cascone Sr., 94, helped start VyStar Credit Union for military and civil service personnel at Jacksonville Naval Air Station in...
  • Hamas-run Gaza court scraps election of Fatah union leader

    A Hamas-run court has suspended the results of a rare free union vote in Gaza that ended with a landslide victory by the rival Fatah party. The decision is the latest setback in Palestinian reconciliation efforts between the bitter rivals. The April 6...
  • Charles Buttiglieri, communications union official

    Charles Buttiglieri, communications union official
    Charles P. "Boots" Buttiglieri, a retired Verizon computer worker and a communications union official, died of cardiac arrest Thursday at Franklin Square Medical Center. The Hunt Valley resident was 63. Born in Baltimore and raised in Middlesex, he...
  • Union: Judge won't dismiss officer's manslaughter case

    Union: Judge won't dismiss officer's manslaughter case
    A judge declined to dismiss the voluntary manslaughter case against a Cleveland officer in the deaths of two unarmed people after a high-speed chase that ended in a 137-shot barrage, police union officials said Sunday. The Cleveland Police Patrolmen's...
  • Railroad union urges tougher safety standards on tracks

    Union officials say tougher inspection and maintenance standards for railroad tracks could help prevent dangerous derailments of trains carrying crude oil. While lawmakers and regulators focus on the strength of oil tank cars and volatility of crude oil,...
  • NYPD's Bratton: Less tension between city officials, union

    New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says there's "much less tension" between the police union and city officials now than there was in the aftermath of the chokehold death of a Staten Island man last year. Bratton spoke Sunday on the CBS program...
  • Union sets W.Va. Workers Memorial Day ceremony

    The West Virginia AFL-CIO will hold a ceremony at the state Capitol to remember workers who died on the job last year. The 27th Workers Memorial Day ceremony is set for noon Tuesday. Local and state workers and union representatives will attend the...
  • Union urges Obama to fund Ohio uranium site cleanup

    The local president of the union representing some of the workers decontaminating and decommissioning a southern Ohio uranium plant is urging President Barack Obama to fully fund the project. In a letter to Obama this week, United Steelworkers local...