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  • 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...
  • Wisconsin governor signs bill ending mandatory union dues

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Monday signed into law a measure that prohibits requiring a worker to pay union dues, striking another blow against organized labor four years after the state effectively ended collective bargaining for public-sector...
  • Despite enormous growth over 20 years, MLS is far from being mature

    Despite enormous growth over 20 years, MLS is far from being mature
    For four days last week, officials from Major League Soccer and its players' union stood on the edge of an abyss, grasped hands and prepared to jump. They had come together to negotiate a labor deal. Yet as talk of a strike intensified, it appeared they...
  • LAPD officers win tentative contract with 8.2% raise

    LAPD officers win tentative contract with 8.2% raise
    Los Angeles' police officers on Friday secured a tentative contract agreement that would raise their pay by 8.2% over the next four years, the most generous package of concessions Mayor Eric Garcetti's administration has offered an employee union. If...
  • Baltimore longshore union purging rolls as contract dispute continues

    Baltimore longshore union purging rolls as contract dispute continues
    The trustee charged with restoring order to Baltimore's largest dockworkers union has sent letters informing an unknown number of people recently admitted to the local that their memberships are not valid. The International Longshoremen's Association...
  • Oak Lawn must appeal decision on firefighter back pay

    On Feb, 27, the Daily Southtown ran a story regarding Oak Lawn firefighters and a state board ruling that ordered back pay of $3.2 million with a 7 percent interest rate compounded. Respectfully, immediate clarification is needed for all your readers, not...
  • Broward teachers, district reach deal on long-awaited raises

    Broward teachers, district reach deal on long-awaited raises
    The Broward school district and its teachers union have finally reached an agreement to give 14,000 teachers their promised pay hikes. The deal, announced Friday, would give tenured teachers an average salary increase of $1,300 for the 2014-15 school...
  • Bill Offers Workers' Comp Coverage For Home Health Aides

    HARTFORD — Personal care aides paid through Medicaid and hired directly by clients won their first union contract in 2014, with roughly 50-cent raises. But even now making more than $12 an hour, the cap on their work hours – 25.75 weekly &#...
  • Port workers' families denied medical claims, lawsuit says

    Port workers' families denied medical claims, lawsuit says
    The spouses of two West Coast dockworkers and a doctor have sued a union health insurance plan for longshoremen, alleging millions of dollars in legitimate unpaid claims in the last two years. The suit, which seeks class-action status, comes just...
  • Labor deal averts MLS player strike

    Major League Soccer and its players union reached agreement on a labor contract late Wednesday, clearing the way for the league's 20th season to begin on schedule Friday when the Galaxy plays host to the Chicago Fire at StubHub Center. "The deal is...
  • Election sets stage for L.A. Unified battle

    Over the last few months, Los Angeles teachers union leaders have racked up a series of victories. They worked to push out Supt. John Deasy, elect a friendly candidate to the school board and win a ruling against a new evaluation system. But after...
  • Education commissioner, teachers union leader to face off on testing on weekend news show

    Education commissioner, teachers union leader to face off on testing on weekend news show
    Testing has been the week's hottest education story, and it will be the subject of a Saturday news show that will feature both the state's education commisisoner and the vice president of Florida's teachers union. Education Commissioner Pam Stewart...