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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...
  • Gov calls special session on issues like budget, Medicaid

    Gov. Bill Walker spared little time in calling state lawmakers into a special session after the Legislature adjourned late Monday with a partially funded state operating budget. Walker's proclamation came shortly after the House and Senate adjourned from...
  • Official claims bad blood with union boss bred West Coast port crisis

    Official claims bad blood with union boss bred West Coast port crisis
    A lawsuit filed last month in Los Angeles Superior Court offers a vividly detailed picture of the obscure waterfront politics that brought Pacific Rim commerce to its knees for several tense weeks earlier this year. The suit, filed by a low-level dock...
  • Letter: Unions have no right to pick my pocket

    Letter: Unions have no right to pick my pocket
    In response to "Union workers protest 'Turnaround agenda'" (April 23). Of course union members deserve to make good money, like everyone else who provides a valuable service or product to the public. However, unions' reliance on using the force of...
  • Founder of Jacksonville credit union steps down

    A man who helped found a Jacksonville credit union is retiring Wednesday from its board of directors after 63 years. Michael Cascone Sr., 94, helped start VyStar Credit Union for military and civil service personnel at Jacksonville Naval Air Station in...
  • Hamas-run Gaza court scraps election of Fatah union leader

    A Hamas-run court has suspended the results of a rare free union vote in Gaza that ended with a landslide victory by the rival Fatah party. The decision is the latest setback in Palestinian reconciliation efforts between the bitter rivals. The April 6...
  • Union: Judge won't dismiss officer's manslaughter case

    A judge declined to dismiss the voluntary manslaughter case against a Cleveland officer in the deaths of two unarmed people after a high-speed chase that ended in a 137-shot barrage, police union officials said Sunday. The Cleveland Police Patrolmen's...
  • Charles Buttiglieri, communications union official

    Charles Buttiglieri, communications union official
    Charles P. "Boots" Buttiglieri, a retired Verizon computer worker and a communications union official, died of cardiac arrest Thursday at Franklin Square Medical Center. The Hunt Valley resident was 63. Born in Baltimore and raised in Middlesex, he...
  • Railroad union urges tougher safety standards on tracks

    Union officials say tougher inspection and maintenance standards for railroad tracks could help prevent dangerous derailments of trains carrying crude oil. While lawmakers and regulators focus on the strength of oil tank cars and volatility of crude oil,...
  • NYPD's Bratton: Less tension between city officials, union

    New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says there's "much less tension" between the police union and city officials now than there was in the aftermath of the chokehold death of a Staten Island man last year. Bratton spoke Sunday on the CBS program...
  • Union sets W.Va. Workers Memorial Day ceremony

    The West Virginia AFL-CIO will hold a ceremony at the state Capitol to remember workers who died on the job last year. The 27th Workers Memorial Day ceremony is set for noon Tuesday. Local and state workers and union representatives will attend the...