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  • Union official: 'Solidarity' is key for striking BP Refinery workers

    Union official: 'Solidarity' is key for striking BP Refinery workers
    Three weeks after they walked off the job at BP Whiting Refinery with no end to the strike in sight, members of United Steelworkers Local 7-1 were urged Saturday to stay the course and not cross the picket lines.
  • Can Northampton County taxpayers afford to keep Gracedale?

    Can Northampton County taxpayers afford to keep Gracedale?
    With most beds full and new policies in place, Northampton County's nursing home, Gracedale, is running more efficiently than ever, yet even some of its biggest fans worry it's a ticking financial time bomb. By 2018, the county-run home is projected...

    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...

    Forecasters say gas prices are set to soar

    MILWAUKEE As spring approaches, gasoline prices will rise. Bet on it. Fuel prices always rise this time of year. During 18 of the past 20 years, the retail price of gasoline in the United States has been higher in April than it was in January, U.S....

    US Steel to idle Gary Works coke plant, displacing 300

    U.S. Steel has announced it will close the coke-making plant at its Gary Works, displacing about 300 workers. Company spokeswoman Courtney Boone says the Pittsburgh-based steelmaker plans to talk with affected workers and the United Steelworkers union...