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  • Mr. Obama's tax plan

    Mr. Obama's tax plan
    It's a pretty safe bet that Congress is not going to react to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address by immediately turning around and agreeing to his priorities like free community college and mandatory sick leave. When was the last time any...
  • Ironworkers boss convicted of overseeing vandalism, violence

    PHILADELPHIA — A longtime union boss was convicted Tuesday in a racketeering case that accused him of overseeing violence, vandalism and intimidation to get construction jobs for his members. Joseph Dougherty, 73, told Ironworkers Local 401...
  • Teamsters move closer to settlement with commercial producers

    Teamsters move closer to settlement with commercial producers
    It's looking less likely that members of Teamsters Local 399 will go on strike against commercial producers. After marathon negotiations that concluded at 2 a.m. Tuesday, negotiators for the Teamsters and the Assn. of Independent Commercial Producers...
  • Opposition conservative wins Croatia vote, becomes nation's first female president

    A conservative populist become Croatia's first female president Sunday after beating the center-left incumbent in a runoff election amid deep discontent over economic woes in the European Union's newest member. The state electoral commission said that...
  • Liberal incumbent faces conservative in close Croatian presidential election runoff

    A liberal incumbent and a conservative rival are heading into a surprisingly close showdown in Croatia's presidential runoff — held amid deep discontent over economic woes in the European Union's newest member. The Sunday vote is seen as a major...
  • Union calls for reinstatement of fired United flight attendants

    Union calls for reinstatement of fired United flight attendants
    The Association of Flight Attendants on Friday demanded reinstatement of 13 United Airlines flights attendants who were fired after refusing to fly on a plane that had "menacing" graffiti written in oil residue on the aircraft's tail. The union said the...
  • California nurses call off strike against Kaiser

    The California Nurses Assn. announced Saturday that it has called off plans for a strike next week against Kaiser Permanente after reaching a tentative contract agreement for 18,000 of its members in Northern and Central California. The tentative...
  • Orange teacher raises part of new agreement

    Orange teacher raises part of new agreement
    Most teachers in Orange County's public schools will get raises of $3,100 or $2,000 this year, plus an extra $1,000 bonus, according to an agreement reached Thursday between district administrators and the local teachers union. The two-year salary...
  • Another tentative teacher contract deal reached in Plainfield

    Another tentative teacher contract deal reached in Plainfield
    Plainfield teachers, who rejected a contract offer from school district officials in October, will vote soon on accepting another three-year deal. Union officials early Thursday announced they had reached a tentative agreement with the district. An...
  • Recent decline in arrests by New York Police Department points to slowdown amid labor strife

    Despite efforts by New York City officials to tout a dip in serious crime, another statistic is getting more attention — a steep decline in the number of arrests across all five boroughs in the two weeks since two police officers were shot dead in...
  • BP cuts 200 staff, 100 contractors as oil prices fall; company still 'committed' to North Sea

    BP has announced it will cut an estimated 200 staff jobs and another 100 contracting jobs in light of falling oil prices. The company said Thursday the cuts will be made in onshore roles, not in offshore operational positions. Regional president Trevor...