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  • 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...
  • Federal mediator still at Plainfield School District bargaining table

    Federal mediator still at Plainfield School District bargaining table
    Plainfield school district and teacher's union representatives will head to the bargaining table again Wednesday with a federal mediator in hopes of settling contract negotiations. Both sides began meeting with a federal mediator late last month....
  • 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...
  • Whitehall-Coplay teachers say no strike vote planned

    Whitehall-Coplay teachers say no strike vote planned
    The Whitehall-Coplay School District issued a news release Tuesday, saying it received "reliable information" that its teachers union was planning to take a vote this week authorizing a strike. But the district's source is wrong, according to Whitehall-...
  • Workers At L+M Medical Group Vote Against Joining Union

    About two-thirds of workers at Lawrence + Memorial Medical Group's (LMMG) single biggest office voted against joining the union that represents Lawrence + Memorial hospital workers. Some of the 62 workers, including licensed practical nurses, medical...
  • Chicago Teachers Union delegates endorse Garcia for mayor over Emanuel

    Chicago Teachers Union delegates endorse Garcia for mayor over Emanuel
    Chicago Teachers Union delegates voted to endorse Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia's mayoral bid Wednesday, according to several delegates who attended a packed meeting in the Armour Square neighborhood. The endorsement vote culminated...
  • Ray Rice scheduled to testify today in appeal of indefinite suspension

    Ray Rice scheduled to testify today in appeal of indefinite suspension
    The second day of Ray Rice’s appeal hearing got underway Thursday in New York City. The former Baltimore Ravens star, captured by a casino security camera knocking out his then-fiancee, is appealing his indefinite suspension by the league, which...
  • LPNs Vote to Join SEIU

    Licensed practical nurses at Aurora Senior Living in New Britain voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to join the union that represents nursing aides, housekeeping workers and cafeteria workers at the nursing home. The Service Employees International Union...
  • Whitehall-Coplay teachers accept contract deal

    Whitehall-Coplay teachers accept contract deal
    Whitehall-Coplay teachers have voted to accept a tentative contract agreement — signaling a possible end to a contract impasse between educators and the school district. Teachers voted Wednesday afternoon, union President Joe Krempasky said....
  • SAG-AFTRA Launches Network Code Negotiations

    SAG-AFTRA and the networks have launched negotiations over successor agreements to the union's Network Television Code master contract. The union said Monday it has agreed with the networks to a news blackout until the negotiations are completed. The...
  • Union seeks to represent Divvy workers

    Union seeks to represent Divvy workers
    A union seeking to represent workers of Chicago's Divvy bike-sharing program filed an election petition last week with the National Labor Relations Board. John Samuelsen, Transport Workers Union executive vice president, said the union seeks to represent...