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  • Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions

    Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions
    Despite numerous hours of talks over the past two months, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered layoff notices to start going out Tuesday because no deal has been reached between his administration and the state employee unions. Malloy had been warning workers...
  • Allentown teachers question district's extra $11 million in fund balance

    Allentown teachers question district's extra $11 million in fund balance
    The Allentown Education Association blasted the school district's administration and called for an independent audit to determine how an extra $11 million ended up in the district's fund balance. But administrators have a point-by-point explanation for...
  • Pocono Medical Center nurses union won't strike; contract OK'd

    Pocono Medical Center nurses union won't strike; contract OK'd
    The registered nurses union at Pocono Medical Center in East Stroudsburg approved a contract Thursday, averting a threatened srike, the union announced late Thursday. Talks between the JNESO union and Monroe County's only hospital had for months focused...
  • Bill to create police oversight panel in St. Louis appears on way to approval

    ST. LOUIS A bill to create a civilian oversight board for city police appears headed for passage next month, despite a fractious public meeting and a dire prediction from the police union. A majority of the Board of Aldermen has already affixed their...
  • Airport food workers protest against United Airlines

    O'Hare International Airport food workers who supply onboard meals demonstrated outside United Airlines headquarters in Chicago on Thursday, demanding that the carrier pay its food vendors more so they, in turn, could provide affordable health insurance...
  • Lehigh County commissioners move to take control of labor negotiations

    Lehigh County commissioners Wednesday aimed to take control of labor negotiations from County Executive Tom Muller by moving toward repealing a 31-year-old ordinance empowering the executive as the board's sole bargaining agent. Reading from a...
  • Growing pains: Labor strife at N.J.'s first medical marijuana dispensary

    All is not well at South Jersey's only medical marijuana dispensary, a business outside Atlantic City that has experienced a wave of setbacks. The workers who nurture and sell Cherry Berry, Pineapple Chunk, and other cannabis strains at the Compassionate...
  • Workers in New Jersey medical marijuana dispensary say attempts to unionize were blocked

    Add a new struggle for New Jersey's medical cannabis industry: Labor strife. United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 152 says a majority of the 11 employees at the Compassionate Care Foundation in Egg Harbor Township have filed unfair labor...
  • Storm Continues For CL&P, Unions

    Storm Continues For CL&P, Unions
    The snowstorm passed smoothly for Connecticut Light & Power Co., but the maelstrom that hit this week is not abating. The union maelstrom, that is. This isn't about a contract, it's about staffing, outsourcing and work centers around the state. It looks...
  • District 97 School Board, Oak Park teachers union approve new contract

    District 97 School Board, Oak Park teachers union approve new contract
    The District 97 School Board and its teachers union approved a contract Tuesday that each side said balances taxpayer responsibility with the needs of teachers and students. "That not only has a direct impact on what the teachers are receiving and...
  • Workers at Britain's National Gallery vote for 5-day strike; museum to remain open

    Workers at Britain's National Gallery will be staging a five-day strike beginning next week in a dispute over whether some of its services should be run by an outside contractor. Some 250 workers voted overwhelmingly to strike beginning Tuesday to...