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  • Trade deal poses dilemma for Clinton in Democratic primary

    On a trip to Australia in 2012, Hillary Rodham Clinton lavished praise on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, calling it the "gold standard" in efforts to create open and fair trade. Now, early in her Democratic presidential campaign, she's...
  • UConn Says Talks With Grad Assistants Progressing But Issues Remain

    In an email to faculty Thursday, UConn President Susan Herbst outlined many outstanding issues remaining after months of negotiations with the new graduate assistants union. Herbst sent the email to pre-empt actions that she said some graduate assistants...
  • Down syndrome group celebrates opening of Highland facility

    Down syndrome group celebrates opening of Highland facility
    The kids wearing brightly colored socks barely could contain themselves while waiting for Bill and Dawn Buckley to say the magic words. And at 3:21 p.m. Saturday, March 21, they told the kids to release the balloons, which they did with glee. The...
  • Union members speak out against right-to-work in Wisconsin

    Union members speak out against right-to-work in Wisconsin
    Electricians, pipefitters, carpenters and other union members opposed to making Wisconsin the 25th right-to-work state dominated more than 11 hours of testimony Monday on a fast-tracked proposal expected to pass the Legislature later in the week and be...
  • Under attack, unions show new creativity and militancy

    Under attack, unions show new creativity and militancy
    One consequence of the steady decline of unions in America is that we've forgotten what little we used to know about what organized labor even means. Union members are often depicted as lazy and overpaid, and job actions as a threat to the livelihoods...
  • UAW ratifies labor contract with Navistar

     UAW ratifies labor contract with Navistar
    United Auto Workers members ratified a four-year labor agreement with Navistar International on Sunday that includes raises but keeps workers under a two-tier pay system. "We value our partnership with the UAW," Bill Osborne, Navistar senior vice...
  • Right-to-work laws won't save Illinois

    Right-to-work laws won't save Illinois
    Gov. Bruce Rauner has fired the first salvos in a campaign to turn Illinois into a right-to-work state. Like other right-to-work advocates, he bases his argument on claims that this will strengthen the state's economy and raise its standard of living....
  • Ford to bump workers to higher-paid tier

     Ford to bump workers to higher-paid tier
    Ford Motor said it will move 300 to 500 workers, mostly in Chicago, into a higher pay grade to meet requirements under its labor agreement with the United Auto Workers union. Wages for those workers will increase by about $9, to $28.50 per hour, Ford...
  • UAW to vote Sunday on labor deal with Navistar

    UAW to vote Sunday on labor deal with Navistar
    United Auto Workers members are scheduled to vote Sunday on a tentative four-year agreement reached with Navistar International last week. About 1,500 workers in Illinois, Ohio, Georgia, Pennsylvania and Texas have been working under an extended...
  • Ford workers in Chicago to get $6,900 in profit sharing

     Ford workers in Chicago to get $6,900 in profit sharing
    Ford Motor's 5,000 hourly employees in the Chicago area are set to receive profit-sharing checks of about $6,900 each in March. The final figure could vary, depending on the hours worked by each employee. In 2013, workers at those plants received...
  • More colleges under pressure to divest, though effect is debatable

    More colleges under pressure to divest, though effect is debatable
    Not since the 1980s have there been so many efforts aimed at urging colleges and universities to divest from stocks and other holdings for political and social causes. The campaigns are diverse: Fossil fuels and their effect on climate change. Israel's...