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  • 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...
  • Legislation throws money on the fire

    Legislation throws money on the fire
    Two little words in a bill moving through Springfield stand to soak property taxpayers. Those two words are: "including manning." Legislation scheduled for a House committee hearing Wednesday would require local cities and towns to negotiate the...
  • EU leaders rebuff U.S. concern about a 'lost decade' for Europe

    EU leaders rebuff U.S. concern about a 'lost decade' for Europe
    European Union leaders pushed back against the Obama administration’s criticisms that Europe had failed to take decisive action to revive growth, insisting that the continent was not headed toward a “lost decade.” At an opening press...
  • 23 labor protesters arrested outside Wal-Mart in Pico Rivera

    23 labor protesters arrested outside Wal-Mart in Pico Rivera
    Authorities Thursday evening arrested 23 people protesting outside a Wal-Mart in Pico Rivera as part of nationwide efforts to organize the retailer's employees, authorities said. The demonstration began in the store's parking lot at Washington and...
  • The sham DWP union nonprofit audit

    To the editor: Why does City Hall continue making concessions to the Department of Water and Power labor union? ("L.A. officials will get to see books of DWP nonprofits," Nov. 12) As a former certified public accountant, I can say that no self-...
  • NBA commissioner takes issue with union chief over salary cap

    NBA commissioner takes issue with union chief over salary cap
    WASHINGTON — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on Thursday he "couldn't disagree more" with remarks made by the head of the players union that the league's salary cap is unjust and un-American. Silver also bristled at National Basketball Players...
  • L.A. officials will get to see books of DWP nonprofits

    L.A. officials will get to see books of DWP nonprofits
    After a series of drawn-out political and legal battles, Los Angeles leaders approved a deal with the powerful Department of Water and Power union that promises the city its first detailed look at how two controversial nonprofits affiliated with the...
  • Plainfield teachers voice concerns about contract negotiations

    Plainfield teachers voice concerns about contract negotiations
    Teachers in Plainfield picketed before Monday's school board meeting to show their unity in getting a new contract that would address their concerns about workload, pay and retirement benefits. More than 1,800 members of the Association of Plainfield...
  • Commentary merely advances anti-union bias

    Regarding Jim Largay's letter to the editor, "End public workers' union paycheck deduction": Eliminating dues deduction for labor unions simply adds an unworkable administrative burden on the union to chase its monthly dues, without which it cannot meet...
  • Federal mediator joins Plainfield bargaining session again

    Federal mediator joins Plainfield bargaining session again
    Plainfield teachers union representatives and school officials will meet again Oct. 7 with a federal mediator in hopes of reaching a contract agreement. Contract talks began last November and teachers began working without a contract at the start of the...
  • Labor Ruling: Union Steward Deserves Job Back at Ambulance Company

    Labor Ruling: Union Steward Deserves Job Back at Ambulance Company
    A union steward who was fired from his emergency medical technician job three years ago must be rehired, according to a ruling from the federal agency that protects workers' rights. Adam Cummings, who worked for American Medical Response in West...