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  • After appeal, what's next in Brady deflated football saga?

    After a 10-hour hearing, Tom Brady now must wait to find out if his appeal of a four-game suspension carried any weight with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The league suspended Brady for his role in the use of deflated footballs in the AFC...
  • Guardian Industries closing Pennsylvania plant, idling 114

    Guardian Industries is closing a Pittsburgh-area industrial glass plant that was targeted for pollution fines and laying off 114 workers. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (http://bit.ly/1eHvcA1 ) reports the company sent a layoff notice to the state...
  • Rauner battling unions on a second front: A new contract

    Rauner battling unions on a second front: A new contract
    As Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner remains locked in a stalemate with Democratic lawmakers over his pro-business, anti-union agenda, he's opened up a second front, battling the largest state employee union over a new contract. For decades, such...
  • Dispute over union fees could return to Supreme Court

    Powerful public-sector unions are facing another high-profile legal challenge that they say could wipe away millions from their bank accounts and make it tougher for them to survive. A group of California schoolteachers, backed by a conservative group,...
  • Brady Appeal Hearing Ends After More Than 10 Hours

    Brady Appeal Hearing Ends After More Than 10 Hours
    NEW YORK (AP) - After a 10-hour hearing, Tom Brady now must wait to find out if his appeal of a four-game suspension carried any weight with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Brady was suspended by the league for his role in the use of deflated...
  • Chicago Teachers Union president hints contract agreement 'this close'

     Chicago Teachers Union president hints contract agreement 'this close'
    Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis on Tuesday sounded optimistic about the prospects for reaching agreement with the school board on a new contract. "We are literally this close to hammering out an agreement for a year," she told the Tribune....
  • Ohio decides to renew prison food contract with Aramark

    Ohio on Tuesday renewed a contract to feed the state's 50,000 prison inmates with a company whose early troubles getting the job done led to criticism over privatizing the service. The state rejected a counterproposal by the union representing prison...
  • UAW, GM to open bargaining July 13, FCA the next day

    DETROIT General Motors will launch bargaining with the United Automobile Workers union July 13, with Fiat Chrysler following on July 14 and Ford holding its ceremonial start on July 23. GM's opening ceremony, which usually involves a ceremonial...
  • Delta pilots to begin voting on labor deal

    ATLANTA Delta Air Lines pilots begin voting Wednesday on a proposed labor contract that would increase their pay by nearly 14.5 percent in 2016 compared with today's rates. Some of Delta's more than 12,000 pilots, however, are unhappy about other terms...
  • Tom Brady continues appeal at NFL headquarters

    Tom Brady continues appeal at NFL headquarters
    Tom Brady and representatives from the players' union have been meeting with Commissioner Roger Goodell at NFL headquarters for much of Tuesday as the New England quarterback appeals his four-game suspension. Brady was suspended by the league for his...
  • Cash-strapped Chicago Public Schools set to borrow hundreds of millions

    Cash-strapped Chicago Public Schools set to borrow hundreds of millions
    Chicago Public Schools officials are set to authorize $200 million of new borrowing to manage a cash crunch through the end of June while also taking out a separate line of credit to borrow nearly a billion dollars to get through the coming fiscal year....