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  • Celebrated White Marsh plant brings few jobs, zero cars to Maryland

    The stage has 100 or so folding chairs arrayed before it, a platform behind them for the TV cameras. Auto-tuned pop blares from the speakers, drowning out most of the conversation among county council members, union people, politicians, and the occasional...
  • Bill would shield labor-union communications from disclosure in Maryland

    If you’re in a union, there’s no guarantee that information you share with union officials won’t end up in others’ hands. In practice, that rarely happens—it’s a relationship of trust and advocacy—but...
  • Baltimore port timekeepers convicted of fraud over no-show work.

    A federal jury in Baltimore returned a guilty verdict on Sept. 30 against three union port workers, finding that they conspired to defraud their employer, the stevedoring company Ports America Baltimore, Inc., by submitting payroll information that caused...
  • Will this year's GOP primary be the one where mischief voting actually works?

     
    From Sunday's print column Note that in the last quarter of 2013, GOP gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner raised about four times as much campaign cash as his three rivals combined in the March primary. Even if you don't count the......
  • Run, Karen, run!

     
    CTU boss should enter the 2015 race for mayor Friday's print column Q: Looking at your headline, the obvious question is, "Really?" Do you really think Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis would be a good mayor? A: The headline......
  • Cha-ching: Gov. candidates offer fund-raising details

     
    The old saying goes that the devil is in the details, and while that's a tired old maxim, it really does apply to the murky world of campaign finance. While Lucifer himself may not show up on anyone's year-end reports,......
  • Pictures in the News | March 19, 2014

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Singapore, where visitors walk over light art installation titled 'The Pool' during the i Light Marina Bay 2014 festival in Singapore. i Light Marina Bay is a sustainable light art festival featuring 28...
  • Bob Casey hits an AFSCME phone bank near Harrisburg.

     
    With the clock ticking down to Election Day, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey spent part of his Monday night courting some of the voters who will count most for him on Tuesday: Union workers who were running a phone bank at......
  • L.A. City Hall employee group moves to oppose sales tax hike

     
    One of the largest public employee unions at L.A. City Hall handed a potentially costly setback to a plan for a new half-cent sales tax, announcing that its political advisory board opposes the measure....
  • Unions hail demise of Riordan pension-reform ballot measure effort

     
    Representatives of Los Angeles city labor unions on Monday hailed the announcement that former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan had pulled the plug on his ballot measure to roll back pension benefits for city employees, calling it an expensive and poorly...
  • L.A. union worker told members to put fake names on voter petition

     
    One of L.A.'s largest public employee unions admitted that a staffer sent an email to members asking that they sign "fake names/addresses" on a petition being circulated by former Mayor Richard Riordan to place a pension initiative on the ballot....
  • Labor organizers prepare for protest march at LAX

     
    Service Employees International Union-USWW planned a march and rally for better jobs and benefits at LAX, which is expected to snarl traffic and cause delays....