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  • In death, Peter Traczyk leaves 'legacy of service'

    In death, Peter Traczyk leaves 'legacy of service'
    On Dec. 18, Oak Park Elementary District 97 School Board member Peter Traczyk marched triumphantly into the tail end of a board meeting, elated. After nearly a year, the district had come to an agreement with its teachers union. "We've got a contract,"...
  • Obama seeks to soothe labor's anger over trade with union-friendly economic pitch

    On a cold overcast morning in January, President Barack Obama briefly delayed his departure for an Iowa day-trip to huddle in the Oval Office with AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka and United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams. The topic was Obama's...
  • Union: Thirteen firefighters investigated for alleged sex misconduct

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's firefighters union is confirming 13 of its firefighters and paramedics are being investigated for alleged sexual misconduct and disciplinary action has been recommended against seven. Union President Joseph...
  • Union Clashes With Utility As Storm Approaches

    HARTFORD – Just hours before the year's biggest snowstorm, union members gathered at the Capitol on Monday to complain about the management of the state's largest electric utility. The union employees from Locals 420 and 457 of the International...
  • Union Pacific railroad promotes current president Lance Fritz to be next chief executive

    Union Pacific has promoted its president to be the railroad's next chief executive as well. The railroad said Thursday that Lance Fritz has been named president and CEO immediately. He will succeed Jack Koraleski who has led Union Pacific since 2012. The...
  • Albert J. Henn, carpenter

    Albert J. Henn, a retired union carpenter and an avid woodworker, died Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of congestive heart failure. He was 85. The son of Charles J. Henn, a butcher, and Margaret R. Adams Henn, a homemaker, Albert Joseph Henn...
  • Union Members Complain About CL&P At Capitol

    Union Members Complain About CL&P At Capitol
    Union members gathered at the state Capitol on Monday - just hours before the biggest storm of the year - to complain about the management at the Connecticut Light & Power Co. electric utility. The union employees from Locals 420 and 457 of the...
  • Teamsters approve new commercials contract

    Teamsters approve new commercials contract
    Members of Teamsters Local 399 have approved a new contract, avoiding a strike that would have shut down commercial production in Los Angeles. Location scouts, animal wranglers and drivers on Saturday ratified a revised contract negotiated Tuesday...
  • Connecticut's Unionization Climbs Slightly In 2014, Still Lower Than In Recent Years

    Government workers' unionization rates have more or less held steady over the last 30 years, while workers in the private sector become less and less likely to belong to a union, according to the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics....
  • Florida union membership rose in 2014

    Florida union membership rose in 2014
    Florida’s unions are growing at a slightly more rapid pace than the labor market is, according to recent census data from 2014. For 2014, there were 455,000 union members, up from 414,000 in 2013, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But...
  • United Steelworkers calls on workers at 9 US refineries to strike after contract talks stall

    The United Steelworkers Union called for its refinery workers to stage their largest walkout in more 30 years Sunday, saying its negotiations with Shell Oil Co. broke down less than two weeks after they began. The union asked about 3,800 workers at...
  • Orlando City goalkeeper Tally Hall talks CBA, potential work stoppage

    Orlando City goalkeeper Tally Hall talks CBA, potential work stoppage
    Goalkeeper Tally Hall is Orlando City’s union representative, and the MLS veteran had plenty to say about the issue of the collective bargaining agreement. A recent report in The Washington Post indicated that MLS and the players remain far...