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  • UAW to vote Sunday on labor deal with Navistar

    UAW to vote Sunday on labor deal with Navistar
    United Auto Workers members are scheduled to vote Sunday on a tentative four-year agreement reached with Navistar International last week. About 1,500 workers in Illinois, Ohio, Georgia, Pennsylvania and Texas have been working under an extended...
  • 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...
  • Refinery strike expected to have little effect on gas prices

    Refinery strike expected to have little effect on gas prices
    About 3,800 workers struck for the second day Monday at nine U.S. refineries, including one in Carson, following the breakdown of contract negotiations between the United Steelworkers union and Shell Oil Co. The job action, which began Sunday, is the...
  • 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...
  • Whiting BP local told to reject Shell contract offer

    Whiting BP local told to reject Shell contract offer
    United Steelworkers has instructed Local 7-1, representing BP Whiting Refinery, and other local unions in the National Oil Bargaining Program to reject Shell Oil Co.'s sixth contract offer, which was given Wednesday night. United Steelworkers has...
  • BP Whiting at work as talks continue

    WHITING--Contract talks between BP and United Steelworkers Union Local 7-1 are once again going down to the wire in what one top-ranking union official said could be one of the toughest negotiations in years. The 1,085 union members continued to work...
  • Plainfield teachers approve new contract

    Plainfield teachers Thursday night approved a new three-year contract. The vote – 1,078 in favor to 554 opposed – comes three months after teachers voted down another proposed contract. Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202...
  • Ford to bump workers to higher-paid tier

     Ford to bump workers to higher-paid tier
    Ford Motor said it will move 300 to 500 workers, mostly in Chicago, into a higher pay grade to meet requirements under its labor agreement with the United Auto Workers union. Wages for those workers will increase by about $9, to $28.50 per hour, Ford...
  • Allentown teachers question district's extra $11 million in fund balance

    Allentown teachers question district's extra $11 million in fund balance
    The Allentown Education Association blasted the school district's administration and called for an independent audit to determine how an extra $11 million ended up in the district's fund balance. But administrators have a point-by-point explanation for...
  • Pocono Medical Center nurses union won't strike; contract OK'd

    Pocono Medical Center nurses union won't strike; contract OK'd
    The registered nurses union at Pocono Medical Center in East Stroudsburg approved a contract Thursday, averting a threatened srike, the union announced late Thursday. Talks between the JNESO union and Monroe County's only hospital had for months focused...
  • Grievance Filed Over Recreation Director Vacancy In Middletown

    MIDDLETOWN — City officials are awaiting an arbitration hearing on a grievance filed by a city employee after she was passed over as a nominee to be director of recreation and community services. Debra Stanley has been the acting recreation...
  • Lehigh commissioners want to wrest control of contract talks

    Lehigh commissioners want to wrest control of contract talks
    Lehigh County commissioners, wanting more control over contract talks with the county's various bargaining units, plan to repeal a three-decade-old ordinance that gives the county executive much of the oversight of negotiations. Seven of nine...