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  • Tobias Harris, Victor Oladipo take on union roles

    CHICAGO — Over the past few years, Tobias Harris and Victor Oladipo have undergone a crash course in playing NBA basketball. Now they're about to learn about the business of basketball and labor relations. Harris, 22, will serve as the Orlando...
  • Teamsters vote to authorize strike over commercials contract

    Teamsters vote to authorize strike over commercials contract
    A contract dispute between commercial producers and Teamsters Local 399 has escalated, raising the prospect of the first Hollywood strike by the union in nearly two decades. On Sunday, Teamsters drivers, location managers and scouts voted by a 10-to-1...
  • Mr. Obama's tax plan

    Mr. Obama's tax plan
    It's a pretty safe bet that Congress is not going to react to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address by immediately turning around and agreeing to his priorities like free community college and mandatory sick leave. When was the last time any...
  • Ironworkers boss convicted of overseeing vandalism, violence

    PHILADELPHIA — A longtime union boss was convicted Tuesday in a racketeering case that accused him of overseeing violence, vandalism and intimidation to get construction jobs for his members. Joseph Dougherty, 73, told Ironworkers Local 401...
  • Teamsters move closer to settlement with commercial producers

    Teamsters move closer to settlement with commercial producers
    It's looking less likely that members of Teamsters Local 399 will go on strike against commercial producers. After marathon negotiations that concluded at 2 a.m. Tuesday, negotiators for the Teamsters and the Assn. of Independent Commercial Producers...
  • Obama to use State of Union address to pitch tax proposals aimed at helping middle class

    President Barack Obama is turning to his biggest television audience of the year to pitch tax increases on the wealthiest Americans and put the new Republican Congress in the position of defending top income earners over the middle class. As Obama...
  • Opposition conservative wins Croatia vote, becomes nation's first female president

    A conservative populist become Croatia's first female president Sunday after beating the center-left incumbent in a runoff election amid deep discontent over economic woes in the European Union's newest member. The state electoral commission said that...
  • Liberal incumbent faces conservative in close Croatian presidential election runoff

    A liberal incumbent and a conservative rival are heading into a surprisingly close showdown in Croatia's presidential runoff — held amid deep discontent over economic woes in the European Union's newest member. The Sunday vote is seen as a major...
  • California nurses call off strike against Kaiser

    The California Nurses Assn. announced Saturday that it has called off plans for a strike next week against Kaiser Permanente after reaching a tentative contract agreement for 18,000 of its members in Northern and Central California. The tentative...
  • Orange teacher raises part of new agreement

    Orange teacher raises part of new agreement
    Most teachers in Orange County's public schools will get raises of $3,100 or $2,000 this year, plus an extra $1,000 bonus, according to an agreement reached Thursday between district administrators and the local teachers union. The two-year salary...
  • Another tentative teacher contract deal reached in Plainfield

    Another tentative teacher contract deal reached in Plainfield
    Plainfield teachers, who rejected a contract offer from school district officials in October, will vote soon on accepting another three-year deal. Union officials early Thursday announced they had reached a tentative agreement with the district. An...