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  • Richard Bloomingdale: Recall lessons of history on Labor Day

    Richard Bloomingdale: Recall lessons of history on Labor Day
    Labor Day is our only holiday devoted to the working men and women of this great nation. Across Pennsylvania, thousands of workers, many of them proud union members and their families, will celebrate their contributions in keeping our economy and our...
  • Ukraine says rescue under way after naval vessel attacked from shore

    Ukraine says rescue under way after naval vessel attacked from shore
    A Ukrainian naval vessel in the Azov Sea was attacked by artillery from the shore on Sunday, and a rescue operation was under way, a military spokesman for the Ukrainian government said. Andriy Lysenko said the vessel was a naval cutter. There was no...
  • Time is now for cooler negotiations between Obama, Putin

    REYKJAVIK, Iceland Volcanoes and glaciers, fire and ice, are dominant features of this moonscape-pocked island nation. How fitting that over a generation ago the leaders of the United States and Soviet Union came to talk disarmament in the heat of the...
  • 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,...
  • Malloy Shouldn't Count On State Workers' Support

    The conventional wisdom that Jonathan Pelto's failure to get on the ballot means that unionized state employees will vote for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is overstated. Malloy has squandered any goodwill he had with the rank and file members. Politics 101...
  • 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...
  • Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU threatens more sanctions

    Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU threatens more sanctions
    European Union officials will draw up proposals for new sanctions on Russia over its action in Ukraine within a week, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy said on Sunday. EU leaders decided at a Brussels summit to ask the EU's executive...
  • Karen Lewis puts $40,000 of own money into mayoral bid

    Karen Lewis puts $40,000 of own money into mayoral bid
    For weeks, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis has said she is seriously considering a run against Mayor Rahm Emanuel. On Monday Lewis offered what she said is proof: $40,000 of her own money. Lewis reported that contribution to her political...
  • Roosevelt University to celebrate life of local labor organizer

    Roosevelt University to celebrate life of local labor organizer
    Roosevelt University will celebrate the life of Leslie Orear, a labor organizer who helped found the United Packinghouse Workers of America union and the Illinois Labor History Society, in an event Tuesday. The event, which will begin at 5 p.m. at the...
  • Two more Coral Springs cops booked on charges of bilking union

    Two more Coral Springs cops booked on charges of bilking union
    Two more Coral Springs police detectives surrendered Friday to face charges of stealing thousands of dollars from their union. Sherry Williams, whose job as an economic crimes detective was to root out embezzlers, is alleged to have stolen $51,132 while...
  • 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...