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  • 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...
  • Union president compares teaching to work in cotton fields

    Union president compares teaching to work in cotton fields
    The Orange County teachers union president has compared teachers' working conditions to "the cotton fields of the past." The comments, which came midway through an email outlining ways teachers in Orange County Public Schools are overloaded or stressed,...
  • New Los Angeles County officials sworn in

    New Los Angeles County officials sworn in
    A new era in Los Angeles County government formally got underway Monday with the inauguration of two new county supervisors, a new sheriff, a new tax assessor and heightened anticipation about how the historic changes will alter the balance of power....
  • Can collaboration between schools, unions fix failing campuses?

    Can collaboration between schools, unions fix failing campuses?
    In 2011, Fedde Middle School faced a dilemma. The federal government was offering the struggling campus, located in the low-income and heavily immigrant city of Hawaiian Gardens, $1.5 million to help it improve. The catch was that the school had to use...
  • 'OUR Walmart' is a union front

    'OUR Walmart' is a union front
    The Friday after Thanksgiving, also known as Black Friday, is reliably one of the busiest shopping days of the year. And, just as reliably, you can expect a group called OUR Walmart, which is financed by the United Food and Commercial Workers union (UFCW)...
  • Saucon Valley leaders protecting taxpayers

    I have been reading for months the stories about contract negotiations between the greedy teachers union and the Saucon Valley School District. First, I applaud the district for standing its ground against the teachers union. Right now teachers start...
  • Ray Rice scheduled to testify today in appeal of indefinite suspension

    Ray Rice scheduled to testify today in appeal of indefinite suspension
    The second day of Ray Rice’s appeal hearing got underway Thursday in New York City. The former Baltimore Ravens star, captured by a casino security camera knocking out his then-fiancee, is appealing his indefinite suspension by the league, which...
  • LPNs Vote to Join SEIU

    Licensed practical nurses at Aurora Senior Living in New Britain voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to join the union that represents nursing aides, housekeeping workers and cafeteria workers at the nursing home. The Service Employees International Union...
  • Japanese firm plans to build light-rail cars in L.A. area after all

    A month after threatening to avoid California when talks with organized labor groups derailed, a Japanese company said it would follow through with much-touted plans to open a light-rail manufacturing facility in Los Angeles County after all. Rather...
  • Kinkisharyo and IBEW win; CEQA loses?

    Kinkisharyo and IBEW win; CEQA loses?
    When Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the deal he had helped broker between Japanese light-rail manufacturer Kinkisharyo International and the electrical workers union, it was a win for the economy in Los Angeles County. But for environmentalists? Not so...
  • 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...