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  • Debate heats up over proposed changes to L.A. 99-seat theater plan

    Debate heats up over proposed changes to L.A. 99-seat theater plan
    Seismic tremors have been rocking the Los Angeles theater community after a proposal was floated by the Actors’ Equity Assn. regarding the 99-Seat Plan. A bureaucratic process is underway that may severely limit and eventually end union members&...
  • Ports union is painting a target on its back

    To the editor: Though I am in favor of seeing working people protected, I believe the port worker union's power in this case is disproportionate and potentially devastating to the U.S. economy. ("Small but powerful union is at center of port dispute,"...
  • Port talks deadlocked over fate of arbitrator

    Port talks deadlocked over fate of arbitrator
    California political leaders voiced growing exasperation Thursday with a labor standoff that has clogged West Coast ports, as word spread that the main sticking point in negotiations has been the fate of a single, low-level official who rules on...
  • FOX CT Workers To Vote On Joining A Union

    FOX CT Workers To Vote On Joining A Union
    HARTFORD — About 50 reporters, camera operators, editors and anchors at the FOX CT television station will vote Wednesday on whether to join the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians, a division of the Communications Workers of...
  • Backlog of cargo ships at L.A., Long Beach ports grows amid labor dispute

    Backlog of cargo ships at L.A., Long Beach ports grows amid labor dispute
    More cargo ships piled up at the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports Monday as Labor Secretary Thomas Perez prepared to meet with shipping companies and the dockworkers union to revive stalled contract talks. The labor dispute all but closed the San...
  • Workers commit to round-the-clock work on stadium to keep Rams in St. Louis

    Workers commit to round-the-clock work on stadium to keep Rams in St. Louis
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Labor unions have agreed to work around the clock five days a week without overtime if needed to build an NFL stadium on St. Louis' blighted north riverfront. Officials said the effort could save $45 million on a project that...
  • FOX CT Newsroom Votes To Join A Union

    FOX CT Newsroom Votes To Join A Union
    HARTFORD — Employees in FOX CT's newsroom voted 35 to 17 on Wednesday to join a union. It was the second time the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians tried to organize the last non-union local TV news operation. The union,...
  • L.A. teachers union declares impasse in contract talks

    L.A. teachers union declares impasse in contract talks
    The union representing Los Angeles teachers on Wednesday declared an impasse in protracted contract negotiations with the nation's second-largest school system. Negotiators for the two sides remain far apart. L.A. Unified has offered a 5% raise...
  • Rauner gets cold shoulder, pro-union rhetoric at Obama Pullman event

    Rauner gets cold shoulder, pro-union rhetoric at Obama Pullman event
    The day after using his first budget address to escalate a feud with state employee unions, Gov. Bruce Rauner was at a South Side school Thursday listening to President Barack Obama praise the labor movement and collective bargaining for playing a...
  • Lockport aldermen OK new personnel policy

    Lockport aldermen this week approved a new policy on employee benefits while assuring the city's unionized employees and their representatives that the changes do not affect them. At Wednesday night's city council meeting, city Administrator Ben Benson...
  • A West Coast ports pact is long past due

    A West Coast ports pact is long past due
    U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez arrived in California this week to help revive stalled contract talks between international shipping companies and the dockworkers union, a stalemate that has nearly paralyzed West Coast ports. Let's hope Perez can talk...
  • As port dispute drags on, labor secretary urges 'immediate agreement'

    As port dispute drags on, labor secretary urges 'immediate agreement'
    Contract talks between shipping companies and the dockworkers union are expected to continue Thursday, as the Obama administration seeks to avoid a costly shutdown of 29 West Coast ports.  On Wednesday, Labor Secretary Tom Perez met with representatives...