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  • Saucon Valley teachers say possibility of strike back on

    Saucon Valley teachers say possibility of strike back on
    The Saucon Valley teachers union notified district officials Tuesday it wants to go back to the bargaining table instead of entering nonbinding arbitration before a single arbitrator, district labor attorney Jeffrey Sultanik said. In addition, the union...
  • Judge allows union-fee lawsuit to proceed _ without Rauner

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's lawsuit over forced fees paid by non-union state workers may proceed, but without the governor participating, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman decreed that the Republican, who has tried to...
  • Cathay Pacific flight attendants protest at HK airport

    Several hundred Cathay Pacific flight attendants were camped inside Hong Kong's airport on Tuesday after union members voted to protest new job contracts offered by the airline. Union member Ada So said about 400 cabin staff had gathered in front of...
  • Judge drops Rauner 'fair share' suit, lets non-union workers' case proceed

    Judge drops Rauner 'fair share' suit, lets non-union workers' case proceed
    A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed Gov. Bruce Rauner's lawsuit challenging the requirement that non-union public employees pay a share of collective bargaining costs, but allowed three workers contesting the payments to proceed with their own complaint....
  • Rauner, money talk in House right-to-work vote

    Rauner, money talk in House right-to-work vote
    Gov. Bruce Rauner had several House Republicans over to the governor's mansion last week to ask them to vote "present" when the House Democrats' called their right-to-work bill the following day. Right-to-work laws allow union members to not pay for any...
  • Chicago Teachers Union files complaint against district

    The Chicago Teachers Union has filed an unfair labor practices complaint with the state labor relations board against the Chicago Board of Education. The union is accusing the board of bad-faith bargaining and refusing to engage in mediation. The two...
  • UAW fights suspension in Ford sex harassment probes

    UAW fights suspension in Ford sex harassment probes
    DETROIT The United Automobile Workers union has filed a grievance challenging the suspension of the union's plant chairman at Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant, a suspension served in the midst of allegations of sexual harassment at the auto plant. Ford...
  • Massachusetts Union Takes Authorization Vote Over Eversource Contract

    A union representing 1,900 Eversource Energy workers in Massachusetts has authorized its leaders to strike over stalled negotiations on a new contract, the union said Monday. The current contract expires at midnight on June 1. The Utility Workers...
  • Hollywood's top cop made friends, enemies while forging change

    Hollywood's top cop made friends, enemies while forging change
    — Good cop? Bad cop? To fans, Frank Fernandez was the best police chief Hollywood has ever had. To foes — including the union boss who vowed to chase him out of town — he was the worst. Fernandez, the top cop who promised to...
  • Court sides with fruit farm in fight with workers union

    A California appeals court sided with one of the largest fruit farms in the nation, ruling that a law allowing the state to order unions and farming companies to reach binding contracts was unconstitutional. Labor activists say the mandatory mediation...
  • Teachers in Brazil vote to extend strike into a third month

    Teachers in Brazil vote to extend strike into a third month
    A teachers union in Sao Paulo voted Friday to continue a strike into its third month, reinforcing demands on Brazil's state governments that a recession cost-cutting drive not fall on educators. Striking teachers filled the city's main Paulista Avenue...