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  • CTU may offer details today on Karen Lewis' health

    CTU may offer details today on Karen Lewis' health
    The Chicago Teachers Union has scheduled a news conference Thursday to discuss the health of union president Karen Lewis, four days after she was hospitalized for an undisclosed malady that has raised questions about her potential challenge to Mayor...
  • Tough CTU boss should come clean about health

    Tough CTU boss should come clean about health
    If you follow politics in this crooked city of tribes, you know that Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis — the woman tough enough to back Mayor Rahm Emanuel down — has taken ill. We're told she's been in the hospital since Sunday,...
  • Workers to block Atlantic City streets in Trump protest

    Workers to block Atlantic City streets in Trump protest
    Casino workers plan to block traffic near a major entrance to Atlantic City, New Jersey, on Wednesday to protest attempts to terminate health benefits for union members at the Trump Taj Mahal casino, according to union officials. The demonstration,...
  • Waukegan talks end for the night with no deal to end strike

    Waukegan talks end for the night with no deal to end strike
    The dispute between teachers and board members at Waukegan District 60 continued this evening, with talks breaking down and no set time to return to the bargaining table, officials said. The teachers at the far north suburban school district began the...
  • Ebola scare: Flight attendants told to be careful with bodily fluids

    Ebola scare: Flight attendants told to be careful with bodily fluids
    As health officials continue to monitor passengers who flew on two planes with an Ebola-infected flier, a flight attendants union has urged its members to be extra cautious handling bodily fluids. The Assn. of Flight Attendants warned its 60,000 members...
  • Cash payments to firefighters spark inquiry, policy change

    Cash payments to firefighters spark inquiry, policy change
    Picture this: an Orlando Fire Department commander walking around a music festival with a backpack stuffed with nearly $45,000, doling out cash-filled envelopes to city firefighters. It's not a back-alley bribery scandal. But until recently, it was...
  • South Loop hotel development vote back on after unionization snag

    South Loop hotel development vote back on after unionization snag
    Chicago aldermen on Wednesday are set to consider granting zoning approval for a boutique South Loop hotel proposal that hit a bump over negotiations between the builder and a labor union that wants an agreement guaranteeing the right to organize hotel...
  • Union president addresses Baltimore County school board about length of time for misconduct investigations

    Union president addresses Baltimore County school board about length of time for misconduct investigations
    The head of the Baltimore County school administrators union said the majority of misconduct cases against administrators can "be resolved more expeditiously." Speaking at the county school board meeting on Tuesday night, William Lawrence, executive...
  • Against Morin, For Hurley For State House

    I am new to Wethersfield and on Nov. 4, I am going to vote for Mike Hurley for state representative. Incumbent Russ Morin is trumpeting his securing of state funding as "his basic job," along with voting for the taxpayer-funded $626 million bipartisan...
  • CTU: Karen Lewis still in hospital but no details on condition

    CTU: Karen Lewis still in hospital but no details on condition
    Chicago Teachers Union president and potential mayoral candidate Karen Lewis remained hospitalized Tuesday and it’s not known when she’ll be released, a union official said. “The reason we’ve been hesitant to come out with a bunch...
  • Foley's Tenure In Iraq Resurrected As Campaign Issue

    Foley's Tenure In Iraq Resurrected As Campaign Issue
    NEW BRITAIN – Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley says he was proud to serve as a civilian adviser in Iraq, but union leaders on Monday resurrected his tenure there as a campaign issue, saying his work there was a failure. "The time that...