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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...
  • 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...
  • Emanuel names new City Colleges board members

    Emanuel names new City Colleges board members
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has named four new members of the board of the City Colleges of Chicago, including an official from a labor union that supported his re-election bid. Among the four new members of the board that oversees the seven-campus junior...
  • Postal workers urge FTC to reject Staples-Office Depot merger

    Postal workers urge FTC to reject Staples-Office Depot merger
    The American Postal Workers Union on Tuesday filed an objection with the Federal Trade Commission to the proposed merger of office superstores Staples and Office Depot. The $6.3 billion merger, which was announced Feb. 3, would result in one national...
  • Man injured at Lehigh Cement Company

    A worker at the Lehigh Cement Company in Union Bridge was taken to Shock Trauma with non-life threatening injuries after an incident Friday. Perry Jones, a spokesman for the Union Bridge volunteer fire company, said a worker at the site who was...
  • Catholic teachers to vote on deal with Philly archdiocese

    The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has reached a tentative contract with teachers serving 17 Roman Catholic high schools in the region. A joint statement released Friday by the church and the Association of Catholic Teachers says union members must still...
  • Nabisco plant worker asks Emanuel, Obama to save Chicago jobs

    Nabisco plant worker asks Emanuel, Obama to save Chicago jobs
    A worker at Chicago's Nabisco plant reached out to Mayor Rahm Emanuel and President Barack Obama on Friday, asking for their help to keep hundreds of jobs in Chicago rather than seeing the work go to Mexico. Last month, Mondelez International told union...
  • Van Hollen adds labor endorsement in Senate race

    Van Hollen adds labor endorsement in Senate race
    Rep. Chris Van Hollen picked up the second labor endorsement of his campaign for Senate on Friday, adding a 12,000-member teamsters union based in Washington to his list of supporters. "Like Barbara Mikulski, Chris will be a senator who always fights...
  • New District 109 contract shortens Wednesdays

    Collaboration replaced contention as the Deerfield Education Association (DEA) teachers union and Deerfield Public Schools District 109 Board of Education reached a new agreement in record time after nearly averting a strike three years ago. With a...
  • Before big speech, Clinton steps to left _ but not too far

    Union members broke into cheers when Hillary Rodham Clinton said she supported their efforts to create a $15-an-hour national minimum wage. "Thank you for giving me this chance to tell you all how much I support your movement," she told a conference...