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  • Police union leaders, Garcetti trade charges over contract

    Police union leaders, Garcetti trade charges over contract
    With Los Angeles city and police union officials headed back to the negotiating table, the two sides spent Tuesday taking public jabs at each other over the failure so far to reach a contract agreement. Scores of rank-and-file cops and their leaders...
  • AFSCME to rally taxi drivers at afternoon event

    AFSCME to rally taxi drivers at afternoon event
    Union leaders are planning to push their effort to strengthen Chicago cabbies' bargaining position with the city by holding a march and rally today in the Loop. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees' afternoon event is timed...
  • New York transit strike averted after contract deal is reached

    (Reuters) - A threatened strike on New York's Long Island Rail Road has been averted after a tentative contract agreement was reached on Thursday, Governor Andrew Cuomo said at a news conference. "It is my pleasure to announce today that we have...
  • Judge signals he'll side with Garcetti allies in DWP nonprofit fight

    Judge signals he'll side with Garcetti allies in DWP nonprofit fight
    A judge has signaled his intention to order two controversial Los Angeles Department of Water and Power nonprofits to hold long-delayed meetings with trustees allied with Mayor Eric Garcetti. If those meetings happen, the trustees -- Richard Llewellyn,...
  • NY transit strike averted, tentative contract deal reached

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A threatened strike on New York's Long Island Rail Road was averted on Thursday when the transit authority and labor unions reached a tentative contract deal, bringing relief to thousands of riders who had been dreading a painful...
  • Disney reaches tentative contract agreement with unions

    Disney reaches tentative contract agreement with unions
    Walt Disney World has reached a tentative agreement with its largest union group that includes a minimum hourly rate of $10 for full-time workers starting in 2016. Disney made the deal with the Services Trade Council, a coalition of six unions covering...
  • After Supreme Court ruling, fewer state workers to organize

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling in a case brought by home health care aides in Illinois casts doubt on labor agreements between such workers and state governments in nine other states. It also closes off or at least complicates one of...
  • Major teachers union backs Quinn over Rauner

    Major teachers union backs Quinn over Rauner
    The Illinois Education Association, one of the state’s two major teacher’s unions, voted today to endorse Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn for re-election over Republican challenger Bruce Rauner. The decision by the IEA, which represents teachers...
  • Ukraine signs trade agreement with EU, cease fire extended 72 hours

    Ukraine signs trade agreement with EU, cease fire extended 72 hours
    The European Union signed an historic free-trade pact with Ukraine on Friday and warned it could impose more sanctions on Moscow unless pro-Russian rebels act to wind down the crisis in the east of the country by Monday. Shortly after returning to...
  • North Riverside draws scrutiny at state hearing over pensions

    North Riverside draws scrutiny at state hearing over pensions
    North Riverside's recent efforts to cure its pension-driven financial ills have little bearing on the question of whether the village violated state statutes by underfunding its police and fire pensions, a state Department of Insurance attorney said in...
  • Retailers rush to import goods, fearing work stoppage at U.S. ports

    Retailers rush to import goods, fearing work stoppage at U.S. ports
    Retailers are rushing goods into the nation's ports, fearful labor strife may arrive on the docks and affect the busy holiday season, a trade group said. The powerful longshoremen’s union is negotiating a new contract for its nearly 20,000...