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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...
  • L.A. County workers union endorses Sheila Kuehl in supervisor's race

    L.A. County workers union endorses Sheila Kuehl in supervisor's race
    The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, the region's largest union voice, gave its official "enthusiastic" endorsement of former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl in her campaign for Los Angeles County supervisor. Rank-and-file members representing a...
  • Home Health Care Workers Getting Pay Hikes, But Non-Union Employee Fees On Hold

    HARTFORD - Pay increases for approximately 6,500 Connecticut home health care workers mandated under a new contract will start taking effect on Friday, but uncertainty over a recent federal court decision means union-related fees have been put on hold....
  • South Africa union war follows old pattern on new turf

    MARULA PLATINUM MINE South Africa (Reuters) - When a wildcat strike hit Impala Platinum's Marula mine in South Africa's Limpopo province this month, union leaders there had no idea it was coming. "We were taken by surprise. We came to work that morning...
  • Teachers accuse Dist. 86 of stalling contract talks

    Teachers accuse Dist. 86 of stalling contract talks
    The teachers' union in Hinsdale Township High School District 86 is accusing the school board of dragging its heels in contract negotiations as the two remain far apart on salary increases. Mike Palmquist, a spokesman for the Hinsdale High School...
  • Postal union workers to protest at Staples in Loop

    Postal union workers to protest at Staples in Loop
    A long-simmering feud between the U.S. Postal Service and organized labor will hit the streets of downtown Chicago today as the American Postal Workers Union protests what it calls the outsourcing of its jobs to private industry. The object of the...
  • Dist. 214 still finalizing teachers' contract details

    Dist. 214 still finalizing teachers' contract details
    Township High School District 214 is still finalizing part of its teachers' contract nearly two months after approving a five-year deal to beat a state pension reform deadline. The holdup is due to a clause on voluntary retirement, according to Erin...
  • Hundreds of postal workers protest at Chicago Staples over outsourcing

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Hundreds of postal workers from around the country protested outside a Staples store in downtown Chicago on Tuesday over a program that allows postal services to be sold at more than 80 Staples retail outlets. Postal workers have...
  • AFSCME worries over Supreme Court ruling on 'fair-share' fees

    AFSCME worries over Supreme Court ruling on 'fair-share' fees
    AFSCME, the union that represents state, county and city workers, has added 92,155 members since January, though its overall membership has sagged, and its president, Lee Saunders, expressed worry Monday that his union could be further harmed by a...
  • Saucon Valley hearing set for labor complaint against teachers

    The Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board has agreed to hear a case between the Saucon Valley School Board and teachers on allegations that the teachers union used unfair labor practices while negotiating a contract with the board. The board filed a...
  • DWP union trustees ordered to accept city appointees to nonprofit boards

    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge ordered union appointees at two L.A. Department of Water and Power nonprofits to recognize trustees allied with Mayor Eric Garcetti on Friday, the latest twist in an ongoing saga over the details of the...