| Mar 9, 2015
| 7:51 AM
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.
| Mar 7, 2015
| 7:26 PM
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...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 5:24 PM
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...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 9:23 PM
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.
| Mar 6, 2015
| 4:50 PM
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...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 10:52 PM
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.
| Mar 5, 2015
| 7:40 AM
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...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 8:26 PM
The Los Angeles Board of Education on Tuesday sided with United Farm Workers in its dispute with an agricultural firm, calling on the company to honor a labor contract.
The vote was 6 to 0, with one abstention, and was greeted with rousing approval by...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 1:50 PM
It's looking less likely that members of Teamsters Local 399 will go on strike against commercial producers.
After marathon negotiations that concluded at 2 a.m. Tuesday, negotiators for the Teamsters and the Assn. of Independent Commercial Producers...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 10:38 AM
NEW YORK — The union representing NBA referees defended official Lauren Holtkamp on Friday after "personal and unprofessional comments" by Clippers guard Chris Paul.
Paul criticized the rookie referee Thursday, saying she might not be ready for...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 12:13 PM
Union employees continued to work at BP Whiting Refinery on a 24-hour rollover basis Tuesday as United Steelworkers officials reported no progress was made during renewed contract talks with Shell Oil Co. Monday night.
According to USW spokeswoman Lynne...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 12:41 PM
About 125 doctors and dentists staged a one-day strike Tuesday at student health clinics at 10 UC campuses as part of a contract dispute between the union and the university system.
UC officials said management doctors and others would provide...