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  • 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...
  • Alaska spared in West Coast port slowdown

    TACOMA, Wash. Twice a week ships leave Tacoma bound for Alaska, carrying everything from food and clothing, to Xboxes and construction materials. With more than 70 percent of water-bound goods to Alaska crossing the Tacoma docks, the slowdown related...
  • Westport Axle plant workers vote union down

    Westport Axle plant workers vote union down
    Workers at Westport Axle's Lehigh County plant have turned down an effort at unionizing. By a 169-126 vote Friday, assembly employees at the Upper Macungie Township chassis plant rejected a petition by the United Auto Workers Union Local 677 to...
  • NFL, union reps to discuss conduct policy

    The Sports Xchange NFL, union reps to discuss conduct policy NFL officials and representatives of the players union will meet Tuesday to discuss revisions to the league's personal conduct policy. This will be the fourth time the two sides will...
  • Outgoing Senate President Heads To Teachers Union

    Outgoing Senate President Heads To Teachers Union
    The outgoing Democratic leader of the state Senate, Donald E. Williams Jr. has been hired by the state's largest teachers union. Williams, who has served for 10 years as the Senate president pro tempore and has been a strong supporter of teachers'...
  • Planned Black Friday protests at Walmart not what they seem

    Planned Black Friday protests at Walmart not what they seem
    This Thanksgiving weekend, Florida residents might be surprised to see loud and disorderly protesters harassing shoppers and blocking streets. These sorts of intimidation tactics are, unfortunately, all too common for a group known as OUR Walmart, which...
  • Israel, unions to start minimum wage talks as national strike looms

    By Steven Scheer JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's Finance Minister will start negotiations with the country's main labor union on Monday in a bid to avert a national strike over demands to sharply raise the minimum wage, the ministry said. Israel's...
  • At union rallies across L.A., teachers seek more than just a pay hike

    At union rallies across L.A., teachers seek more than just a pay hike
    More than 500 teachers union members and supporters gathered late Thursday afternoon at Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights to rally for their contract demands. The Eastside site was one of five where the union held events across the sprawling Los Angeles...
  • Saucon Valley district, union to go before state's labor board

    Saucon Valley district, union to go before state's labor board
    The nearly three-year contract impasse in the Saucon Valley School District will enter another phase Monday, when the district and teachers union go before the state's Labor Relations Board. The hearing stems from charges the district filed against...
  • SEPTA board approves contract, skirting strike

    SEPTA board approves contract, skirting strike
    SEPTA's board of directors on Thursday approved the recently negotiated contract with 5,000 bus drivers, subway and trolley operators, cashiers and mechanics. The agreement with members of Transport Workers Union Local 234 avoided a possible transit...