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  • SYRIA: Pro-regime crowds clash with protesters as scale of refugee crisis emerges

     
    A day after Syrian President Bashar Assad promised reforms, gunfire continued to sound in several of the country's cities as pro-and anti-regime forces took to the streets in demonstrations, sometimes clashing. Meanwhile, international relief...
  • Immigration: Feds agree Secure Communities needs fixing

     
    The Obama administration Friday announced changes to Secure Communities, a controversial program that requires state and local law enforcement to submit the fingerprints of everyone arrested to the Department of Homeland Security. In recent months, the...
  • WGA, West President John Wells won't run again

     
    Writer-producer John Wells won't seek another term as president of the Writers Guild of America, West, clearing the way for a closely-watched election that could change the course of the writers union. Wells, a political moderate who steered the guild.......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Budget Deal Imminent?

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We have returned this morning from our tropical idyll on Isla de Capitol Ideas to find that an agreement on the 2011-12 state budget could be reached as soon as today. Our friends at Capitolwire......
  • AFSCME, State Reach Tentative Deal.

     
    Corbett Administration Negotiators ... ... and the state's largest public employees union have reached a tentative agreement on a new, three-year deal that takes effect on July 1. Neither the administration nor officials from Council 13 of the American...
  • Hearing on FEA pension contribution challenge set for June 30

     
    The Florida Education Association's request for a temporary injunction blocking enforcement of a new law requiring public employees to contribute 3 percent of salaries to their retirement has been set for 7:30 a.m. on June 30, the day before the bill be...
  • AFSCME, SEIU Contract Terms Disclosed.

     
    The Corbett Administration ... ... has announced the terms of its contract agreements with Council 13 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees and Local 668 of the Service Employee International Union. The deals were announced...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The Friday Five.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. With the Senate and the Corbett administration having secured a tentative budget agreement yesterday, it looks like we're going to be in for a long weekend. Details were scarce Thursday night, with both sides staying.....
  • Unfair working conditions: Blame greed, not the economy

     
    In Friday's pages, Harold Meyerson sheds lighton the inhumane working conditions many undocumented immigrant workers face. Take day laborer Josue Melquisedec Diaz, for instance: Diaz was put to work in a residential neighborhood that had been flooded. The...
  • Bob Pisano to resign as president of the MPAA

     
    Bob Pisano is stepping down as president and chief operating officer of the Motion Picture Assn. of America after nearly six years on the job....
  • What Gov. Brown didn't do for California's agricultural workers

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill Tuesday that would have given agricultural workers the option to change the way they unionize. SB 104 would have permitted the system known as "card check," and was the United Farm Workers' solution to......
  • Matt Loeb of IATSE charts a more aggressive path

     
    Members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees are accustomed to working quietly behind the scenes of movies and TV shows. But their leader, Matt Loeb, has been shaking things up inside the entertainment industrys' largest union,...