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  • Madigan accused of Metra patronage push

    A state legislative hearing investigating the severance package for Metra's ousted CEO yielded new details about the controversial deal Thursday, including the revelation that powerful House Speaker Michael Madigan had asked the agency to give one of...
  • 'Fashion Police' Writers Reach Out to Joan Rivers (Video)

    The striking "Fashion Police" writers have appealed directly to Joan Rivers to support their unionization push. In a three-minute video released Tuesday by the Writers Guild of America West, several of the strikers -- Todd Masterson, Bryan Cook, Ned Rice...
  • Supreme Court Denies Cablevision Request to Stop Labor Hearing

    The U.S. Supreme Court declined to grant Cablevision Systems' request for a stay of a National Labor Relations Board hearing, set to begin July 8 in Manhattan. The New York-based cable operator on Monday petitioned Chief Justice John Roberts to stop...
  • Cablevision Seeks Supreme Court Order to Stop NLRB Trial

    Cablevision is asking the Supreme Court for an emergency stay to prevent the National Labor Relations Board from pursuing complaints against the company in a labor dispute. The cable giant on Monday petitioned Chief Justice John Roberts to take action to...
  • WGA East, NBC Battle Over Bid to Unionize Peacock Prods.

    The Writers Guild of America East and NBC's documentary-reality operation Peacock Prods. have been battling since last year over the guild's attempt to unionize about 100 freelance producers and associate producers. In the latest development, the...
  • Port sales force makes pitch to attract, retain customers

    Port sales force makes pitch to attract, retain customers
    The sales force for the port of Baltimore travels the country and the world, looking for business. It could be farm equipment manufactured in the Midwest on its way to Australia or furniture coming from South America or Alabama-built Hondas headed for...
  • Immigration reform hurts U.S. workers

    Immigration reform hurts U.S. workers
    The Senate this week begins debate on the proposed immigration reform bill. If this bill becomes law, there is one likely outcome for low-skilled Maryland workers: disaster. The assurances of the bill's proponents that the bill will somehow help the...
  • Trying To Make Sense Of The Holowaty Mess At Eastern

    Trying To Make Sense Of The Holowaty Mess At Eastern
    On the night of April 25, Bill Holowaty sounded deeply wounded and foreboding. Amid allegations of abuse and a failure to comply with administration directives — suspended by his school — Holowaty had decided to retire after 45 years as...
  • Protesters target Sun-Times over photographer layoffs

    Protesters target Sun-Times over photographer layoffs
    Protesters targeted the Chicago Sun-Times today after the newspaper laid off its entire staff of photographers. The newspaper announced last week it had laid off all of its 28 full-time still photographers. The Chicago Newspaper Guild has asked the...
  • Road to immirgration reform - Opinion

    Road to immirgration reform - Opinion
    MIKE DELPH Republican state senator from Carmel, Ind., who has helped author state immigration measures Q. What do you see as the merits and shortcomings of the proposed reform? A. Ronald Reagan in all complexity was persuaded by congressional...
  • Edwin L. Kess

    Edwin L. Kess
    Edwin L. Kess, a retired labor relations director who was active in his church, died May 22 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. He was 86. "Edwin was strong-willed and wanted to succeed. He wanted to succeed in whatever he tried to do,"...