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  • Unions set to oppose council move backing Rauner changes

    Unions set to oppose council move backing Rauner changes
    Naperville City Council members will be asked Tuesday evening to support key provisions of Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's "Turnaround Agenda" – and not to. The City Council will take up a resolution that endorses repeal of the state's prevailing...
  • Florida agrees to end lawsuit over state worker drug tests

    Florida agrees to end lawsuit over state worker drug tests
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott's long running battle over whether the state could drug test state workers is finally coming to an end. Scott and the union that represents state workers have reached a settlement in the case that would result in the testing of...
  • Group seeks to force Wal-Mart to rehire 2,200 workers

    Group seeks to force Wal-Mart to rehire 2,200 workers
    A union is seeking an injunction to force Wal-Mart to rehire 2,200 workers laid off when the retailer suddenly closed five stores last week for what it said were needed plumbing repairs. Among the shuttered stores is one in Pico Rivera, where workers...
  • Rauner's 'Turnaround Illinois Agenda' gets no support in Libertyville

    Rauner's 'Turnaround Illinois Agenda' gets no support in Libertyville
    Gov. Bruce Rauner's controversial "Turnaround Illinois Agenda" died on the floor without a single Libertyville trustee willing to recommend approval during an April 14 meeting. Municipalities throughout Illinois are being asked to approve a pre-...
  • Florida agrees to end lawsuit over state worker drug tests

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott's long running battle over whether the state could drug test state workers is finally coming to an end. Scott and the union that represents state workers have reached a settlement in the case that would result in the testing of...
  • Labor group seeks rehiring of workers at 5 Wal-Mart stores

    A union is asking labor regulators to go to court to force Wal-Mart to rehire all 2,200 employees affected by the abrupt temporary closing of five stores a week ago. The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union filed the charge with the...
  • Group seeks rehiring of workers at 5 closed Wal-Mart stores

    Group seeks rehiring of workers at 5 closed Wal-Mart stores
    A group made up of Wal-Mart workers is asking labor regulators to go to court to force the discounter to rehire all 2,200 employees affected by the abrupt temporary closing of five stores a week ago. The United Food and Commercial Workers...
  • Lawmakers focus on budget as scheduled end of session looms

    On the eve of the Legislature's scheduled adjournment, attention shifted Saturday to the budget and efforts to finalize a package that could garner sufficient support. House and Senate negotiators met Saturday afternoon to close out some operating budget...
  • Foxwoods, dealers union settle dispute over leader's firing

    The union representing the Foxwoods Resort Casino's table-games dealers says it has settled a grievance over the casino's firing of its former president. The Day of New London reports (http://bit.ly/1OTW2RW) that Local 212 of the United Auto Workers...
  • Tentative settlement reached between teachers and L.A. Unified

    Tentative settlement reached between teachers and L.A. Unified
    The L.A. Unified School District and the teachers union reached a tentative contract settlement Friday night for a three-year deal that includes a 10% salary increase over two years. There also are terms affecting class sizes, the number of counselors...
  • Mayor Emanuel is responsible for CPS contract in federal probe, union says

    Mayor Emanuel is responsible for CPS contract in federal probe, union says
    The Chicago Teachers Union said Thursday that Mayor Rahm Emanuel had "ultimate authority" over his school board's decision to award a $20.5 million no-bid contract that is now the subject of a federal investigation. Authorities are looking into both the...