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  • Atlantic City casino workers block streets to protest cuts

    ATLANTIC CITY N.J. (Reuters) - Atlantic City arrested 24 people who blocked streets in the New Jersey city on Wednesday as hundreds of casino workers demonstrated against plans by the Trump Taj Mahal to cut pension and health benefits. "Hopefully, we'...
  • 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...
  • Union warns equipment removal could hamper some paramedics

     Union warns equipment removal could hamper some paramedics
    Three weeks after Chicago fire officials issued an executive order to remove breathing equipment from all ambulances, union leaders and EMS supervisors have warned about the dangers some paramedics face without them. Deputy Fire Commissioner John...
  • Plainfield teachers, officials reach tentative contract deal

    Plainfield teachers, officials reach tentative contract deal
    Plainfield teachers and school administrators early Tuesday reached a tentative agreement on a three-year contract covering the 1,833 employees represented by the Association of Plainfield Teachers union. Plainfield School District 202 officials...
  • 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...
  • Longshore union accused of stacking rolls ahead of vote, as negotiations continue

    Longshore union accused of stacking rolls ahead of vote, as negotiations continue
    The International Longshoremen's Association is investigating the largest dockworker union at the port of Baltimore over racially tinged allegations that local leaders stacked its membership in advance of coming local elections. Two members of the ILA...
  • 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...
  • CTU: Karen Lewis hospitalized 'after experiencing discomfort'

    CTU: Karen Lewis hospitalized 'after experiencing discomfort'
    Karen Lewis, president of the Chicago Teachers Union and a prospective mayoral candidate, was “being evaluated at a local hospital” after suffering an unspecified ailment, the CTU said late Monday afternoon. Lewis, 61, was hospitalized...
  • Baltimore police union critical of upcoming federal probe

    Baltimore police union critical of upcoming federal probe
    As Baltimore Police Department officials prepare for a Department of Justice probe into allegations of brutality, leaders of the local police union criticized the outside scrutiny and said it could make city streets less safe. A host of reforms, along...