RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Unions

A collection of news and information related to Unions published by this site and its partners.

Top Unions Articles

Displaying items 157-168
  • How do district, union offers in Saucon Valley stack up to other teacher contracts in Valley?

    How do district, union offers in Saucon Valley stack up to other teacher contracts in Valley?
    The Saucon Valley School District will offer a new contract proposal to its teachers union this week in an attempt to end a contentious three-year impasse. While the two sides were locking horns, a throng of Lehigh Valley school districts forged new...
  • Local BP workers hopeful end of strike is near

    Local BP workers hopeful end of strike is near
    WHITING--With a tentative settlement reached on the national level and talks under way locally, striking union workers at the BP Whiting Refinery Friday described themselves in three words -- happy, hopeful and anxious. "It's been about five weeks now....
  • Wheeler High sets commencement

    VALPARAISO -- Wheeler High School commencement is now officially set for 2 p.m. June 7. The Union Township School Board made the date official Wednesday. Superintendent John Hunter said that the district doesn't officially set the date until after...
  • Audit of DWP nonprofits' financial records to resume

    Audit of DWP nonprofits' financial records to resume
    An on-again, off-again audit of two controversial Los Angeles Department of Water and Power nonprofit trusts is set to resume, City Controller Ron Galperin announced Friday. At issue is how the two nonprofits, run jointly by DWP managers and leaders of...
  • Federal prisons embrace pepper spray as antidote to violence

    PHILADELPHIA — The vast majority of federal correctional officers are being equipped with pepper spray, a tool their colleagues in a pilot program say has been a game-changer in prisons where inmates have long tilted the balance of order with...
  • New Britain Firefighters Contract Raises Pay, Cuts Benefits

    NEW BRITAIN — A new contract between the city and its unionized firefighters weakens their traditional health insurance coverage but gives them raises totaling more than 11 percent between now and mid-2018. Mayor Erin Stewart, who had threatened to...
  • End of refinery strike in sight; gas prices may fall

    End of refinery strike in sight; gas prices may fall
    The United Steelworkers reached a tentative contract with Shell Oil Co. on Thursday after more than a month of contentious talks and strikes, union officials said. The union said it had settled on a new four-year pact with Shell, the lead negotiator for...
  • Middletown School Board Hears Union's Complaints

    MIDDLETOWN — The union representing school custodians and cafeteria staff said strained relations with facilities manager Sodexo have not improved in the 18 months since the board of education hired the company. Sodexo Vice President Mike Grey told...
  • Vernon Watkins dies at 76; rights activist organized UC, city workers

     Vernon Watkins dies at 76; rights activist organized UC, city workers
    Vernon Watkins, a California labor leader and civil rights activist who organized major campaigns aimed at public employees, including a massive effort in the early 1980s that brought 40,000 University of California workers into his union, died Thursday...
  • Opting out not an option for area students taking PARCC tests

    Opting out not an option for area students taking PARCC tests
    It was once considered a rare act of rebellion. But an increasing number of Illinois students are expected to ditch controversial standardized tests in Illinois this spring, according to parents, non-profit groups and teachers union officials. However,...
  • Union head says Matteson police morale low

    Union head says Matteson police morale low
    Union head says Matteson police morale low One police officer has quit the Matteson force to join Chicago Heights' department amid possible layoffs of police and firefighters to help close a multimillion-dollar budget deficit, and he won't be the last...
  • U.S. investigates Torrance refinery explosion as contract talks resume

    Federal investigators are in Torrance this week looking into a Feb. 18 explosion at the Exxon Mobil oil refinery. Meanwhile, in Houston, union leaders and oil companies resumed negotiations to replace an expired labor contract that has resulted in...