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  • Northampton County considering raise for clerical workers

    Northampton County considering raise for clerical workers
    Some of Northampton County's lowest-paid employees may find a pleasant surprise in their next check after union leaders and Executive John Brown called for a pay raise for clerical staff. A total of 228 employees would receive a 4.5 percent raise...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Low-wage workers plan walkouts, protests to gain $15 hourly pay

    WASHINGTON Heartened by growing support for their cause and recent pay hikes by large corporate employers, America's low-wage workers will continue their fight for higher pay Wednesday with protests, rallies and one-day walkouts scheduled in more than 200...
  • Union workers flood Mundelein meeting to protest Rauner 'Turnaround Agenda'

    Union workers flood Mundelein meeting to protest Rauner 'Turnaround Agenda'
    Gov. Bruce Rauner's controversial proposal to give municipal governments greater control over unions saw large numbers of protesters during a Mundelein village board meeting April 13, when trustees decided to revisit the issue in two weeks. ....
  • 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...
  • New labor activists emerge from China's migrant workers

    A new crop of labor leaders is emerging in China as migrant factory workers increasingly demand their rights and a fair share of the country's now-slowing economic boom. Disillusioned with China's officially sanctioned labor union, workers are electing...