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  • Ford to transition up to 500 hourly workers to higher pay after hiring surpasses wage caps

    Ford Motor Co. is moving several hundred U.S. hourly workers into a higher pay bracket after surpassing a cap on the number of lower-wage workers it can hire. Ford said Wednesday that up to 500 workers will transition from an entry-level wage of $19.28...
  • Norco hunting for a new solicitor

    As he ushered in new policies during his first year in office, Northampton County Executive John Brown made himself the target of the county controller, union officials and a former attorney who claimed to be illegally fired. Now, he'll have to find a...
  • State of Union: Florida senators, Central Florida congressmen weigh in

    State of Union: Florida senators, Central Florida congressmen weigh in
    Central Florida’s Congressional members – Democrats and Republicans – responded to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech with a little hope and a lot of cynicism that the stuff they like could actually get done....
  • Storm Continues For CL&P, Unions

    Storm Continues For CL&P, Unions
    The snowstorm passed smoothly for Connecticut Light & Power Co., but the maelstrom that hit this week is not abating. The union maelstrom, that is. This isn't about a contract, it's about staffing, outsourcing and work centers around the state. It looks...
  • District 97 School Board, Oak Park teachers union approve new contract

    District 97 School Board, Oak Park teachers union approve new contract
    The District 97 School Board and its teachers union approved a contract Tuesday that each side said balances taxpayer responsibility with the needs of teachers and students. "That not only has a direct impact on what the teachers are receiving and...
  • Obama sounds populist themes in State of the Union

    President Barack Obama outlined an aggressive agenda in his State of the Union address Tuesday, drawing sharpcontrastswith the new Republican majority in Congress and setting the stagefor a tumultuous two years leading into the next presidential election....
  • Union files unfair labor charges against Taj Mahal casino; Revel sale remains in turmoil

    Fights over the fates of two bankrupt Atlantic City casinos heated up Tuesday as the main casino workers' union filed 27 charges of unfair labor practice against the Trump Taj Mahal's owner and Revel urged a judge not to delay its sale any further. Local...
  • Howard teachers union election complaint denied by circuit court

    Howard teachers union election complaint denied by circuit court
    A Howard County Circuit Court judge has ruled against a teacher who claims her own union is throwing up roadblocks against her bid for union leadership. Maryland Teacher of the Year Jody Zepp is challenging incumbent union president Paul Lemle to lead...
  • Mohegan Sun Joins Boston Casino Lawsuit

    Mohegan Sun Joins Boston Casino Lawsuit
    BOSTON — Mohegan Sun is suing Massachusetts gambling regulators over their decision to award the Boston-area casino license to a rival. The Uncasville, Conn.-based casino company on Wednesday joined a Massachusetts Superior Court lawsuit filed in...
  • Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst promises GOP focus on Americans' concerns

    Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst promises GOP focus on Americans' concerns
     The new Republican Congress understands Americans' suffering from the economy, health care system and Washington gridlock and will steer the country away from President Barack Obama's failed policies, the newly minted senator delivering her party's...
  • A new effort to help black workers find higher-paying jobs

    A new effort to help black workers find higher-paying jobs
    A year ago, LeDaya Epps of Compton was unemployed and raising three children on her own, struggling to keep her car running to search for jobs. On Tuesday night, she was sitting in the U.S. Capitol for the State of the Union address, a guest of First...
  • Orange teachers edge closer to settled contract, raises

    Orange teachers edge closer to settled contract, raises
    Orange County's teachers union and the school district edged closer to a completed contract Wednesday when they reached an agreement on health insurance. The two sides also discussed the timing of recently-approved raises, though they did not settle on...