| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:50 AM
California hunters did not pull enough weight to stop the state Legislature from approving a bill last week that would ban the use of lead bullets for sport shooting of animals.
So now, with AB 711 on the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown, a coalition opposed to...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Scores of union workers protested outside city buildings during lunch Tuesday, taking aim at Mayor Rahm Emanuel for what they contend is an attempt to retroactively freeze their wages after privatizing hundreds of jobs in the past couple of years.
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:34 PM
It doesn't take much prodding for John W. Olsen to launch into a diatribe when the subject of worker pay and Connecticut's labor movement comes up, and Wednesday was no exception.
Olsen delivered his final speech after 25 years as president of the state...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:23 PM
The already tense labor relations between the UC system and the union that represents about 8,300 custodians, gardeners and food service workers has taken a turn for the worse.
After deadlocked negotiations, UC this week imposed terms that will...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 3:31 PM
It was a crowning achievement for Lori Pelletier as she stood before the AFL-CIO state delegates, about to be elected to head the state's largest labor federation after 14 years in the No. 2 spot.
"I'm honored and humbled and it really is the best job...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Saying Anne Arundel County is "on a path to bankruptcy if it doesn't address this issue," County Executive Laura Neuman told county government employees Monday that significant changes to retiree health care plans must occur to repair a system she...
| Oct 1, 2013
Will County employees are preparing for a possible strike if union representatives and county officials can't agree on a new contract.
After a week of union representatives preparing employees, negotiations will resume Thursday with county and union...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Contract talks for Will County employees ended early Friday morning with no resolution and no plans to meet again—a move that could trigger a strike Monday.
County and union officials were called back to the bargaining table Wednesday in hopes...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Maryland's largest state employees' union will throw its support behind Sen. Brian E. Frosh in his campaign for the Democratic nomination for attorney general.
AFSCME Council 3 will hold a rally Saturday in Baltimore to announce its endorsement of...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 12:49 PM
The University of California reached a tentative contract agreement with unionized nurses at its medical and student-health facilities, averting a one-day walkout that had been scheduled for Wednesday.
The four-year agreement still needs to be voted...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Will County employees took to the picket lines Monday after last week's breakdown of negotiations between county and union officials. .
Nearly 1,000 employees went on strike and many of those picketed outside 26 county facilities to show their unity for...