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  • University of Illinois at Springfield faculty form union

    University of Illinois at Springfield faculty members have formed a union. The Illinois Federation of Teachers announced Tuesday the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board certified the unit last Friday. The group has 137 members. The union says...
  • House panel backs repealing Indiana public projects wage law

    A proposal to repeal the state law that sets wages for public construction projects was approved Tuesday by an Indiana House committee amid disagreement over what impact the change would cause. More than 100 people filled the House chamber as the...
  • Controversial St. Louis police union leader muzzled

    ST. LOUIS A controversial police union official has been replaced as the face of the union when it comes to the issue of civilian review following the fireworks that erupted during a public hearing on the issue of oversight last month. The St. Louis...
  • Yankees' A-Rod makes vague apology, turns down news conference

    Yankees' A-Rod makes vague apology, turns down news conference
    NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez issued a five-paragraph handwritten apology "for the mistakes that led to my suspension" on Tuesday without detailing specifics about his use of performance-enhancing drugs. Ready to report back to the Yankees...
  • Chicagoans still planning for Obama immigration order

     Chicagoans still planning for Obama immigration order
    Illinois immigration activists Tuesday blasted a federal judge's decision that temporarily blocks President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, which aimed to spare as many as 5 million people in the U.S. from deportation. U.S. Rep. Luis...
  • FOX CT Workers To Vote On Joining A Union

    FOX CT Workers To Vote On Joining A Union
    HARTFORD — About 50 reporters, camera operators, editors and anchors at the FOX CT television station will vote Wednesday on whether to join the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians, a division of the Communications Workers of...
  • Freight railroads watched Canadian Pacific strike closely

    Railroad officials say the brief strike by roughly 3,300 Canadian Pacific workers didn't have a significant impact on U.S. rail traffic. The strike by members of the Teamsters union that began eary Sunday was closely monitored by other railroads. The...
  • Brooklyn union workers ratify labor deal with Cablevision

    Brooklyn union workers at Cablevision System Corp. have voted to ratify a two-year contract with the company. Communications Workers of America Local 1109 says the labor agreement was ratified by a strong margin Saturday night. More than 260 workers...
  • Croatia's first woman president sworn in

    Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic was sworn in as Croatia's first female president on Sunday after a surprise election victory in the European Union's newest member state. The nationalist won the largely ceremonial presidency by edging liberal incumbent Ivo...
  • Backlog of cargo ships at L.A., Long Beach ports grows amid labor dispute

    Backlog of cargo ships at L.A., Long Beach ports grows amid labor dispute
    More cargo ships piled up at the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports Monday as Labor Secretary Thomas Perez prepared to meet with shipping companies and the dockworkers union to revive stalled contract talks. The labor dispute all but closed the San...
  • Nevada Legislature Week 3: Square dance, wages dogs in bars

    Nevada lawmakers plan to hold more serious discussions on the state's finances during their third week, but they're not above a little fun and games. The agenda includes bills that would clear the way for more dogs to hang out in bars and saloons and a...