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  • Commentary: Transparency ordinance is shining a light on negotiations

    In late 2007, on the eve of the Great Recession, while Costa Mesa residents were asleep in bed, the Costa Mesa City Council voted to approve a new labor agreement that gave the city's general employees an additional $1.3 million annually in salary and...
  • Federal mediator joins Plainfield bargaining session again

    Federal mediator joins Plainfield bargaining session again
    Plainfield teachers union representatives and school officials will meet again Oct. 7 with a federal mediator in hopes of reaching a contract agreement. Contract talks began last November and teachers began working without a contract at the start of the...
  • German union calls strikes again at Amazon warehouses

    German union calls strikes again at Amazon warehouses
    Workers at German warehouses of online retailer Amazon.com took strike action again on Monday as labor union Verdi pressed its demands in a long-running dispute over pay and conditions. Verdi said in a statement it had called out workers to strike at...
  • Cash payments to firefighters spark inquiry, policy change

    Cash payments to firefighters spark inquiry, policy change
    Picture this: an Orlando Fire Department commander walking around a music festival with a backpack stuffed with nearly $45,000, doling out cash-filled envelopes to city firefighters. It's not a back-alley bribery scandal. But until recently, it was...
  • EU's Barnier defends bank rescue fund plans

    LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union must shift more of the cost of a new rescue fund for banks onto the region's biggest lenders, lawmakers told the bloc's financial services chief on Monday. EU leaders have decided to complete a banking union by...
  • Cablevision Sues Union, Fired Employee for Defamation

    Cablevision filed a defamation suit against Communications Workers of America, a union official and a fired employee, claiming that they have falsely accused the company of racist treatment. Jerome Thompson, a Cablevision technician, was fired on Aug....
  • Company Could Have Afforded Wage Hike

    The article “Tom Foley Gets Heat Over Strike” [Sept. 19, Page 1] asserts that “striking workers were demanding a 50-cent increase in hourly wages,” and that “the union had narrowly authorized the strike by a vote of 152 to...
  • Actors' Equity launches ad campaign in Chicago

    Actors' Equity, the labor union of professional actors and stage managers, said Thursday that it intends to use Chicago as a test city in a new advertising and social-media campaign designed to "educate" audiences about the difference between Equity and...
  • Emanuel allies release results of anti-Lewis push poll

    Emanuel allies release results of anti-Lewis push poll
    Democrats For Education Reform, a pro-charter schools organization aligned with Mayor Rahm Emanuel has released the results of a poll that asked thisĀ  question: The current teacher's contract with Chicago Public Schools expires after the school year,...
  • Labor Ruling: Union Steward Deserves Job Back at Ambulance Company

    Labor Ruling: Union Steward Deserves Job Back at Ambulance Company
    A union steward who was fired from his emergency medical technician job three years ago must be rehired, according to a ruling from the federal agency that protects workers' rights. Adam Cummings, who worked for American Medical Response in West...
  • Among Chicago's black voters, disenchantment grows with Mayor Emanuel

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Rahm Emanuel won election as mayor of Chicago three years ago in part because of his strength in the African-American community, but enough black voters have since soured on him that a black labor leader is emerging as a potential...