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  • Baltimore police union accuses city of stonewalling

    Baltimore's police union is accusing city officials of stonewalling requests for information about what happened during riots in the city following the death of Freddie Gray in police custody. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the police department...
  • LAPD union blasts police commissioners over Ezell Ford decision

    LAPD union blasts police commissioners over Ezell Ford decision
    Tensions over last week's decision in the fatal police shooting of Ezell Ford continued to simmer Tuesday as Los Angeles police union officials blasted police commissioners, saying their ruling threatened the safety of officers and the public. Craig...
  • Robert B. Reich: Why the Trans-Pacific Partnership is nearly dead

    How can it be that the largest pending trade deal in history -- a deal backed both by a Democratic president and Republican leaders in Congress -- is nearly dead? The Trans-Pacific Partnership may yet squeak through Congress, but its near-death...
  • MLB, union put Alex Rodriguez grievance deadline on hold

    Major League Baseball and the players' association have stopped the clock on the deadline for Alex Rodriguez to file a grievance against the New York Yankees for not making a $6 million payment when he hit his 660th home run. Rodriguez tied Willie Mays...
  • Union: Casino security guards want to stay armed

    Security guards at a Rhode Island casino say taking their guns away would be a mistake. The union for the security officers at Twin River Casino says management wants to phase out armed officers through attrition and new hires. Union leaders tell WJAR-...
  • Wisconsin state union leader Marty Beil to retire this month

    Marty Beil, whom many call the face of public employee unions in Wisconsin, said Wednesday that he is retiring. Beil, 68, said in a statement that he will retire as executive director of the Wisconsin State Employees Union American Federation of State,...
  • Casino union: Casino union members stage traffic sit-in

    Atlantic City's main casino workers' union took its battle with billionaire investor Carl Icahn to a new level Wednesday, calling him "a malignancy that needs to be cut out," and blocking traffic in front of the casino Icahn is acquiring and where...
  • Va. marker to commemorate Civil War battle, senator's death

    A state historical marker will be dedicated this month in Leesburg to shine a light on an 1861 Civil War battle and a unique battlefield casualty: a U.S. senator. The dedication of the historical marker recognizing the Battle of Ball's Bluff is set for...
  • New Lauderdale firefighter contract saves city money

    New Lauderdale firefighter contract saves city money
    — It took almost three years, but the city's firefighters and paramedics have a new contract — one the city says will save it almost $900,000 through September 2017 and reduce future pension costs by millions of dollars. The previous contract...
  • Teachers union to consider Orange takeover at June 30 hearing

    Teachers union to consider Orange takeover at June 30 hearing
    The American Federation of Teachers will hear testimony June 30 on whether it should take over the operations of the teachers union in Orange County as a way to "restore the democratic rights" of local union members. The national teachers union, an...
  • Allegiant Air faces labor disputes, questions as board meets

    Issues continue to circle overhead for low-fare Allegiant Air as directors gathered in the profitable company's Las Vegas headquarters Thursday for a shareholder meeting. Labor disputes with pilots and flight attendants, equipment problems causing...