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  • 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...
  • Facebook bus drivers pressing for pay better pay, working conditions

    MENLO PARK, Calif. In another sign of the growing tension over income inequality in booming Silicon Valley, bus drivers ferrying highly paid engineers and product designers back and forth to Facebook in Menlo Park, Calif., have taken the first steps...
  • NBA's new television deal could have far-reaching implications

    NBA's new television deal could have far-reaching implications
    The NBA’s new nine-year, $24-billion television rights contract could lead players to opt out of the current collective bargaining agreement in 2017 and begin a fractious round of negotiations with owners over increased salaries. But first...
  • Sen. Lamar Alexander: De-politicize the NLRB

    To the editor: Your editorial on my bill to reform the National Labor Relations Board reads like union talking points. Rather, the bill is simply intended to change the NLRB from an advocate to an impartial umpire in labor disputes. ("A grand design for...
  • Middletown Police Union Contract In Arbitration

    MIDDLETOWN — The city and the police officers union have begun arbitration on a new contract, but both sides declined to discuss the portions of the contract under dispute. The last contract expired June 30 of this year, and the union, AFSCME Local...
  • 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...
  • Spirit flight attendants reject tentative contract

    Spirit flight attendants reject tentative contract
    For the second time this year, Spirit Airlines flight attendants have rejected a tentative contract agreement. In a majority vote on Wednesday, the flight attendants represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA failed to ratify a new...
  • Whitehall-Coplay union, teachers reach tentative agreement

    Whitehall-Coplay union, teachers reach tentative agreement
    The Whitehall-Coplay School District and teachers union have reached a tentative contract agreement. The proposed deal was reached Monday night under the direction of state mediator Richard Stober, although details were not disclosed in a news release...
  • Commentary: Transparency ordinance is shining a light on negotiations

    In late 2007, on the eve of the Great Recession, while Costa Mesa residents were asleep in bed, the Costa Mesa City Council voted to approve a new labor agreement that gave the city's general employees an additional $1.3 million annually in salary and...
  • Federal mediator joins Plainfield bargaining session again

    Federal mediator joins Plainfield bargaining session again
    Plainfield teachers union representatives and school officials will meet again Oct. 7 with a federal mediator in hopes of reaching a contract agreement. Contract talks began last November and teachers began working without a contract at the start of the...