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  • UC clinics in Southern California to remain open amid doctors strike

    UC clinics in Southern California to remain open amid doctors strike
    The student health centers at five University of California campuses in Southern California, where unionized doctors are on strike over contract negotiations, will be open on Monday, according to university officials. The health professionals walked out...
  • Five myths about fast-food work

    Five myths about fast-food work
    Since fast-food workers started walking off the job in New York more than two years ago, their campaign has grown into a worldwide movement. Demanding $15 per hour and a union, workers in fast food and other low-wage industries have staged strikes,...
  • Angels owner's stance in Josh Hamilton case puts players in tough spot

    Angels owner's stance in Josh Hamilton case puts players in tough spot
    Owner Arte Moreno's hard-line stance toward Josh Hamilton, whose substance-abuse relapse has triggered an ugly dispute between the organization and the outfielder, has put Angels players in an awkward position. Hamilton is a friend to many players, a...
  • Local right-to-work idea being tested in Kentucky

    Since he took office, Gov. Bruce Rauner has said repeatedly he wants to let Illinois voters decide whether to set up their own local right-to-work zones, areas where union membership and dues would be voluntary. The Republican also has circulated a...
  • Philly schools outsource subs

    The Philadelphia School District is outsourcing management of its substitute-teaching services, effectively privatizing more than 1,000 jobs now held by unionized workers. The move, school officials said, will save costs and, most important, improve a...
  • Los Angeles city workers authorize strike

    Los Angeles city workers authorize strike
    Los Angeles garbage truck drivers, traffic officers, tree trimmers, engineers and typists are among 10,000 city workers who gave authorization Friday night to walk off the job to protest a proposed contract that offers no raises and requires them to...
  • Hours before deadline, Saucon teachers ask for extension for contract vote, but district says no

    Hours before deadline, Saucon teachers ask for extension for contract vote, but district says no
    As the deadline approached Friday afternoon for the Saucon Valley Education Association to accept the school district's latest contract offer, union members asked for an extension allowing them to vote on the offer next week. In response, district...
  • Janitors approve contract, but not with Chicago schools

    Almost 10,000 janitors who clean commercial offices and other buildings have approved a new contract, but those who clean Chicago Public Schools and other publicly funded facilities are still without one. Members of Chicagoland Service Employees...
  • $7 million more to go toward Union Station fixes

    $7 million more to go toward Union Station fixes
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Sen. Dick Durbin and other officials announced Friday that $7 million has been earmarked to help plan fixes at aging Union Station. Emanuel returned to his argument that the West Loop train station can be a key point as Chicago tries...
  • Darden says seafood free of slave labor

    Darden says seafood free of slave labor
    Darden Restaurants is confident seafood from supplier Thai Union did not involve forced labor, a company spokesman said last week. An Associated Press investigation published in March said a supplier of Thai Union imprisoned fisherman on boats...
  • Reps for West Coast dockworkers urge union to OK contract

    A tentative contract agreement that restored the flow of international trade through West Coast seaports earlier this year took a big step closer Friday to becoming official, as representatives of the dockworkers' union overwhelmingly recommended that...