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  • L.A. officials will get to see books of DWP nonprofits

    L.A. officials will get to see books of DWP nonprofits
    After a series of drawn-out political and legal battles, Los Angeles leaders approved a deal with the powerful Department of Water and Power union that promises the city its first detailed look at how two controversial nonprofits affiliated with the...
  • No strike in Saucon Valley

    No strike in Saucon Valley
    Members of the Saucon Valley teachers union met for two hours Monday and ultimately decided to stay in the classroom and keep bargaining, averting a strike for now. The meeting came just days after the school district refused to enter binding...
  • Commentary merely advances anti-union bias

    Regarding Jim Largay's letter to the editor, "End public workers' union paycheck deduction": Eliminating dues deduction for labor unions simply adds an unworkable administrative burden on the union to chase its monthly dues, without which it cannot meet...
  • Foxwoods Tells Union It's Cutting 80 Dealer Positions

    The management of Foxwoods Resort Casino told the union representing the casino's dealers on Monday that it will eliminate more than 80 positions. In a memo distributed to members of Local 2121 of the United Auto Workers, the union says management will...
  • Floridians should beware of federal reinsurance-tax scheme

    Floridians should beware of federal reinsurance-tax scheme
    It's been nine years since Florida was struck by a serious hurricane. Since then, the state has enacted some smart policies that give homeowners and businesses more competitive choices when it comes to insurance; meanwhile, costly potential liabilities...
  • Whitehall-Coplay teachers get raises of 3.2 percent, 3.3 percent

    Whitehall-Coplay teachers get raises of 3.2 percent, 3.3 percent
    The Whitehall-Coplay School Board on Monday approved a two-year contract that will give the district's 286 teachers, nurses, psychologists and guidance counselors average raises of 3.2 percent and 3.3 percent each year. The board's 7-2 vote, with...
  • Union accuses Bravo of 'unfair labor practice' on 'Shahs of Sunset'

    Union accuses Bravo of 'unfair labor practice' on 'Shahs of Sunset'
    A labor dispute between the producers of the reality TV show "Shahs of Sunset" and a union seeking to represent its editorial crew escalated Monday. In a filing with the National Labor Relations Board, the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage...
  • Actors' Equity launches ad campaign in Chicago

    Actors' Equity, the labor union of professional actors and stage managers, said Thursday that it intends to use Chicago as a test city in a new advertising and social-media campaign designed to "educate" audiences about the difference between Equity and...
  • Saucon Valley union urges state to throw out complaint

    Saucon Valley union urges state to throw out complaint
    The Saucon Valley Education Association is asking the state to throw out the school board's complaint that the union is practicing unfair bargaining tactics. Union attorney Andrew Muir said in a news release that the union is asking the state to...
  • SEPTA averts strike as Philly transit workers approve 2-year deal

    SEPTA averts strike as Philly transit workers approve 2-year deal
    Philadelphia-area transit workers have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a two-year contract with SEPTA, averting a strike that threatened to cripple bus and subway lines and that the union warned would be long and contentious. The contract, which puts off...
  • The unlikely power couple that remade L.A. politics

    The unlikely power couple that remade L.A. politics
    In 1988, anyone who suggested that L.A.'s preeminent power couple of the next quarter-century would be Miguel Contreras and Maria Elena Durazo — he, a regional official of the hotel workers union; she, a dissident activist in that union's L.A. local...