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  • Hunger striking students frustrated with university response

    Tufts University students on a hunger strike over janitor layoffs completed their third full day without food Wednesday, expressing growing frustration at the university's lack of response to their demands. The Tufts Labor Coalition, a student group,...
  • Hillary Clinton returning to Nevada, scene of ugly 2008 primary battle

    Hillary Clinton returning to Nevada, scene of ugly 2008 primary battle
    In the long, bitter campaign fight between Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton, few states witnessed as much rancor as Nevada. The state's 2008 Democratic caucus, scheduled early in the race to boost its influence, yielded a federal lawsuit, a fight...
  • Florida governor pursues California firms despite few interstate moves

    Florida governor pursues California firms despite few interstate moves
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott is the latest out-of-state politician on a job-stealing tour of California, bashing the state's taxes and business regulation. Scott breezed into Los Angeles on Monday preaching the old-time gospel of hands-off government. He...
  • CPS asking teachers to take 7 percent pay cut, union says

    CPS asking teachers to take 7 percent pay cut, union says
    The Chicago Teachers Union said Tuesday that the school district is asking teachers to take a 7 percent pay cut in their next contract, an offer that portends tough negotiations in the weeks to come. The union did not specify how the proposed pay cut...
  • Middletown Council OKs New Union Contract

    MIDDLETOWN — The common council approved a new three-year contract on Monday for the city employees union. City hall and Local 466 of AFSCME reached a contract agreement last month. The local represents about 400 employees, including city hall...
  • Orland SD 135 tech director gets big raise

    Orland SD 135 tech director gets big raise
    After more than two hours of discussion in closed session, the Orland School District 135 board on Monday night voted 5-2 to grant a 9 percent pay raise to the district's technology director. Dan Doogan, who's overseeing plans to equip all students in...
  • Longtime union activist helps organize Facebook shuttle drivers

    BELMONT, Calif. Raised on the mean streets of Watts and East Oakland, Rodney Smith learned early on to stand up for himself. More recently, as a Bay Area union leader and Teamsters organizer, he's also gotten pretty good at fighting for others. "I...
  • Pay raises proposed for airport contract workers

    Pay raises proposed for airport contract workers
    Airport service workers in Broward County would get raises under a proposal to extend the county's "living wage" ordinance. County Commissioners will consider the proposal Tuesday, at the urging of commissioner and Vice Mayor Martin David Kiar. If...
  • German train drivers to start 5-day strike Tuesday

    A union representing German train drivers has called members out on a five-day strike starting Tuesday, its longest walkout yet in an increasingly bitter dispute with the national railway operator. The GDL union said passenger train drivers will walk off...
  • Federal judge bars Allegiant Air pilots from going on strike

    A federal judge in Las Vegas has issued an order barring Allegiant Air pilots from going on strike while mediation is under way in their labor dispute. Judge Andrew Gordon ruled Friday that International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 1224 can't strike...
  • Police union: Hallandale top cop unfit

    Police union: Hallandale top cop unfit
    Police union officials have leveled charges, admittedly undocumented, against Police Chief Dwayne Flournoy, accusing him of a bar fight, drunken driving and domestic violence. City Hall will seek a review of the accusations listed in a letter from the...