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  • Machinists consider withdrawing request for SC Boeing vote

    The Machinists union is considering withdrawing its request to hold a union vote next week for production workers at Boeing's manufacturing operations in North Charleston where the aeronautics giant has a 787 Dreamliner assembly plant. Union spokesman...
  • Nearly 1,000 in L.A. join nationwide protests for $15 minimum wage

    Nearly 1,000 in L.A. join nationwide protests for $15 minimum wage
    Nearly 1,000 fast-food workers, Wal-Mart employees and union members  in Los Angeles joined nationwide protests Wednesday calling for a $15 minimum wage. The protest, which also called for unionizing fast-food workers, started in front of a McDonald's...
  • Crete delays vote on Rauner-back 'turnaround' resolution

    Crete delays vote on Rauner-back 'turnaround' resolution
    The first village board in Will County to attempt to address a resolution linked to Gov. Bruce Rauner's "turnaround agenda" has postponed discussion following union representatives' opposition. Village trustees in Crete, who include two members whose...
  • Social services workers in Ohio to vote on proposed contract

    Social service workers who have been in contract negotiations with a southwest Ohio county over wages for about two years will vote this week on a tentative agreement. The president of the Butler County Children Services Union said Tuesday that the...
  • L.A. Unified board approves multibillion-dollar benefits package

    L.A. Unified board approves multibillion-dollar benefits package
    The Los Angeles Board of Education approved a multibillion-dollar benefits plan Tuesday that will  maintain the current package of healthcare services for  employees for the next three years. The agreement resolves one major issue between the nation&...
  • State Students Already Pay — Unions, Managers Must Do Part

    State Students Already Pay — Unions, Managers Must Do Part
    One of the only things the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system has decided for next year is the price students will pay. And the cost will be high: 4.8 percent more tuition, fewer professional staff members, potentially fewer courses and...
  • Local right-to-work idea being tested in Kentucky

    Since he took office, Gov. Bruce Rauner has said repeatedly he wants to let Illinois voters decide whether to set up their own local right-to-work zones, areas where union membership and dues would be voluntary. The Republican also has circulated a...
  • A Stable Jobs Picture For Pratt & Whitney In Connecticut

    A Stable Jobs Picture For Pratt & Whitney In Connecticut
    Pratt & Whitney executives don't talk much about job totals in Connecticut as they describe the company's new engines, market strategies and technologies. In the long run, it's a sensitive topic, as employment in the home state has slipped slowly —...
  • Union agrees to postpone Connecticut nursing home strike

    A union representing nursing home workers is agreeing to a request from Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to postpone a planned strike in 20 communities. About 3,500 members of SEIU 1199 New England planned to strike April 24 at facilities owned by...
  • Federal agents raid offices of cement workers union

    Federal agents have raided the offices of a Southern California cement workers union and its employee benefit trusts as part of a long-running criminal investigation of the labor organization’s leader, according to people familiar with the probe....
  • The NLRB's emerging, disastrous joint-employer cases

    Franchise businesses provide us food, tax preparation, daycare, and gasoline. Many of us have worked a temporary job or know someone who has. Businesses commonly outsource accounting, human resources, and cleaning. Our cars are manufactured with parts...