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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Board Gets Advice On Plans For State Retirement Savings Program

    NEW BRITAIN — Of all retirees who receive Social Security, 26 percent are living on those checks alone. A state Retirement Security Board, made up of private sector employees and state and union officials, is trying to make sure that doesn't...
  • Rusty Hicks chosen to run L.A. County Federation of Labor

    Rusty Hicks chosen to run L.A. County Federation of Labor
    A vote by hundreds of union representatives has elevated Rusty Hicks to the top job in the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, marking the group's shift from leaders weaned on organizing workers to one who made his name running the organization's...
  • East Hartford Police Union Sets Food Drive

    EAST HARTFORD — Police received so many donations during a "stuff-a-cruiser" food drive last year that the police car had trouble moving and a SWAT van was needed to cart away a share of the food. Members of the East Hartford Police Union said they...
  • Allentown's police, fire budgets to increase next year

    Allentown's police, fire budgets to increase next year
    Allentown's police and fire budgets will see increases next year due to jumps in wages and overtime for officers, city officials said Tuesday at a budget hearing. The fire department, headed by interim Chief Bob Kudlak, has proposed spending $18.5...
  • Sands Casino guards a step closer to unionizing

    Sands Casino guards a step closer to unionizing
    While building the world's largest gambling empire, billionaire Sheldon Adelson has dotted the globe with casinos that employ 50,000 workers. And he's been able to prevent all of them from unionizing. So it comes with some irony that the 15th-...
  • Conflict Of Interest Charge Delays Wethersfield Vote On Union Contract

    WETHERSFIELD — The town council tabled action on a new union contract Monday to obtain a legal ruling on a Republican charge that a conflict of interest prohibits Democrats from voting on the agreement. At issue is $1,500 in donations made in...
  • MedStar Union Memorial partners with Cleveland Clinic to improve heart care

    MedStar Union Memorial partners with Cleveland Clinic to improve heart care
    MedStar Health said Tuesday it plans to build on its relationship with the nationally renowned Cleveland Clinic to share research and clinical practices by including Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore in an alliance that already includes other MedStar...