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  • Orlando City goalkeeper Tally Hall talks CBA, potential work stoppage

    Orlando City goalkeeper Tally Hall talks CBA, potential work stoppage
    Goalkeeper Tally Hall is Orlando City’s union representative, and the MLS veteran had plenty to say about the issue of the collective bargaining agreement. A recent report in The Washington Post indicated that MLS and the players remain far...
  • 'Class war' themes resurface in party rhetoric

    'Class war' themes resurface in party rhetoric
    There's something eminently straightforward about President Obama's State of the Union proposal to raise taxes on the richest Americans and boost income for the middle class. Robin Hood had the same idea, and the Republican Party has endlessly declared it...
  • 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...
  • U.S. union membership rose 1 percent in 2014

    U.S. union membership rose 1 percent in 2014
    Union membership in the U.S. rose by less than 1 percent in 2014 to 14.6 million, according to figures released Friday by the Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. But as a percentage of the workforce, union representation of workers fell...
  • 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...
  • Connecticut's Unionization Climbs Slightly In 2014, Still Lower Than In Recent Years

    Government workers' unionization rates have more or less held steady over the last 30 years, while workers in the private sector become less and less likely to belong to a union, according to the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics....
  • 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...
  • Workers at Easton Hospital unionize

    Workers at Easton Hospital unionize
    More than 200 Easton Hospital workers have unionized and reached their first labor contract that includes pay raises, a health care cost freeze and other benefits. "Our main reason for organizing is we really want to have a say in our patients' care,"...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Can councilmen who sued police union negotiate with managers? Foley wants A.G.'s opinion

    For more than a year, a lawsuit filed by two Costa Mesa councilmen against the police officers union has prevented them from negotiating the labor group's new employment contract. The conflict of interest was clear: Mayor Steve Mensinger and Mayor Pro...