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  • State union workers rally against Rauner, for new contract in Waukegan

    State union workers rally against Rauner, for new contract in Waukegan
    About 80 state employees in a government workers union held a noontime rally Thursday in Waukegan calling for a fair contract in light of Gov. Bruce Rauner's staunch position on labor issues. "We planned this community day to say we are standing up...
  • California settles heat-death lawsuits, agrees to improve

    Family members of two farm workers who died from suspected heat-related illnesses and a labor union have settled their lawsuits against California on the condition that the state do more to ensure laborers are safe when temperatures rise. The lawsuits,...
  • Union rejects contract for 900 workers at Stillwater Mining

    Union workers at Montana's largest mining company have rejected a proposed four-year contract that could have reduced their take-home pay, as Stillwater Mining Co. executives seek to cut costs amid declining precious metals prices. CEO Michael "Mick"...
  • Union fighting new uniform policy for Chicago police

    The largest union representing the Chicago Police Department is pushing back against its new uniform policy for on-duty officers. The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7 filed an unfair labor practice complaint Tuesday with the Illinois Labor Relations...
  • NJ casino regulators approve Icahn to own Trump Taj Mahal

    New Jersey gambling regulators are allowing Carl Icahn to double down on his casino holdings in Atlantic City. The Casino Control Commission on Wednesday approved the billionaire investor to own the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, which he is acquiring...
  • Chicago Teachers Union marches in Loop, slams CPS as 'broke on purpose'

    Chicago Teachers Union marches in Loop, slams CPS as 'broke on purpose'
    Thousands of Chicago Teachers Union members and their supporters blocked a downtown stretch of LaSalle Street early Tuesday evening, staging a show of force amid an intensifying contract battle. "You have to remember that what you're fighting for is not...
  • Union objects to privatizing school nurses, substitutes

    The Philadelphia Federation of Teachers says students' health could be endangered if the district outsources school nurse services. At a news conference Wednesday, the union also criticized officials' plan to hire a private company to provide...
  • Village Board sends double message against prevailing wage law

    Village Board sends double message against prevailing wage law
    Going against the sentiments of about 40 trade union representatives and workers, the Oak Brook Village Board voted June 9 against adopting the state's prevailing wage standards and approved a resolution in support of the state repealing the prevailing...
  • Edwards picks up first labor nod

    Edwards picks up first labor nod
    A Washington-based union with members in suburban Maryland endorsed Rep. Donna F. Edwards' campaign for Senate on Wednesday, becoming the first labor group to back the Prince George's County lawmaker's bid. "She has walked picket lines with our...
  • Middletown School Board Extends Sodexo Contract Despite Union Objections

    Middletown School Board Extends Sodexo Contract Despite Union Objections
    MIDDLETOWN — The board of education on Tuesday night extended the contract of facilities management company Sodexo for the 2015-16 school year, despite objections from both the union representing facilities staff and Republican board members. Those...
  • State union workers hold protest in Aurora about contract negotiations

    State union workers hold protest in Aurora about contract negotiations
    A group of state union workers protested in Aurora Wednesday to put the spotlight on contract negotiations with state leaders. The state's contract with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, which represents some 30,000...