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  • Union leaders blast Allentown School District

    Union leaders blast Allentown School District
    With their contract expiring in three days, Allentown School District's security guards claim the school board threatened to outsource their jobs unless they agreed to the board's demands. About 25 uniformed security officers, around half of the...
  • Costa Mesa council considers nearly $25M union contract today

    A nearly $25 million employment contract with Costa Mesa's municipal employee union will go for City Council review Tuesday. The roughly 200-member Costa Mesa City Employees Assn. ratified the contract last month, but the deal still faces two public...
  • Union President: Chief Sent Wrong Message By Marching

    Union President: Chief Sent Wrong Message By Marching
    HARTFORD – A day after police Chief James C. Rovella joined marchers who were protesting the Taser shooting of a city teen, the Hartford Police Union held a press conference Thursday to condemn the chief's actions. "Even though the chief stated he...
  • Food 4 Less averts strike by reaching tentative deal with SoCal union

    Food 4 Less averts strike by reaching tentative deal with SoCal union
    Grocery chain Food 4 Less has tentatively agreed on a new contract with the United Food and Commercial Workers union, averting a potentially crippling strike. Food 4 Less, owned by Kroger Co., was the last grocery chain in Southern California to reach a...
  • Mitsubishi halts Venezuela plant due to imports snag: union

    CARACAS (Reuters) - Japanese automaker Mitsubishi's subsidiary in Venezuela has halted operations due to a delay in the import of parts for assembly, a union official said on Friday. Like other private businesses in the South American nation,...
  • New police contract could help Emanuel

    New police contract could help Emanuel
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday announced a tentative contract deal with the Fraternal Order of Police, a development that could ease tensions with the city's largest union going into next year's election. Administration and union officials would not...
  • Exclusive: Volkswagen spied on Lula, other Brazilian workers in 1980s

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG spied on Brazilian union activists in the 1980s and passed sensitive information about wage demands and other private discussions to the country's military dictatorship, according to newly uncovered documents seen by...
  • Chicago police to get 11 percent raise over 5 years

    Chicago police to get 11 percent raise over 5 years
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday announced a tentative contract deal with the Fraternal Order of Police, a development that could ease tensions with the city’s largest union going into next year’s election. Administration and union officials...
  • Raiders agree to pay $1.25 million to cheerleaders suing over unfair pay

    (Reuters) - The Oakland Raiders have agreed to pay $1.25 million to settle a lawsuit brought by 90 members of the team's cheerleading squad who alleged they were underpaid or faced lengthy delays in receiving their wages in violation of California labor...
  • Illinois pension reform lawsuit may be resolved this year

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - An Illinois circuit court judge on Thursday indicated that consolidated lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of a new pension reform law could be resolved by the end of the year given a State Supreme Court ruling on pension...
  • Costa Mesa council discusses proposed $24.7M employee contract

    It was a "long haul" full of "spirited talks" among Costa Mesa council members that eventually led to a greater understanding of what was at stake. That is how Mayor Pro Tem Steve Mensinger described the nearly yearlong negotiation process between the...