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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...
  • Still no teachers contract deal in Saucon Valley

    Still no teachers contract deal in Saucon Valley
    They gave it another shot, but the Saucon Valley School District and teachers union still weren't able to agree on a contract. The district and teachers union met Friday afternoon for three hours in an attempt to end the nearly three-year contract...
  • L.A.-Long Beach dockworkers slow down on job, management says

    L.A.-Long Beach dockworkers slow down on job, management says
      Dockworkers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are slowing operations to gain leverage during contract negotiations, management said. The Pacific Maritime Assn., which represents employers operating port terminals and shipping lines, said...
  • Middletown Recreation Director Appointment Delayed In Debate Over Union Contract

    MIDDLETOWN — The appointment of a new recreation and community services director was delayed for a second month at the common council meeting Nov. 3 after some debate over the union contract and the job title. Mayor Daniel Drew in September...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...