| Feb 7, 2015
| 7:33 PM
As behind-the-scenes contract talks with the unions representing more than half the city's civilian workforce grind to a standstill, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is facing the first meaningful test of his proclaimed resolve to curb organized labor's...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 10:14 AM
On Dec. 18, Oak Park Elementary District 97 School Board member Peter Traczyk marched triumphantly into the tail end of a board meeting, elated. After nearly a year, the district had come to an agreement with its teachers union.
"We've got a contract,"...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 4:42 PM
The Association of Flight Attendants on Friday demanded reinstatement of 13 United Airlines flights attendants who were fired after refusing to fly on a plane that had "menacing" graffiti written in oil residue on the aircraft's tail.
The union said the...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 12:39 PM
Most teachers in Orange County's public schools will get raises of $3,100 or $2,000 this year, plus an extra $1,000 bonus, according to an agreement reached Thursday between district administrators and the local teachers union.
The two-year salary...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 3:28 PM
The California Nurses Assn. announced Saturday that it has called off plans for a strike next week against Kaiser Permanente after reaching a tentative contract agreement for 18,000 of its members in Northern and Central California.
| Dec 17, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Oak Park Elementary District 97 and the Oak Park Teachers Association reached a tentative agreement on a contract Dec. 16, a month after OPTA’s membership voted down a previous agreement.
“Through these discussions, we believe we have...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 2:26 PM
CHICAGO — United Airlines, which is considering outsourcing up to 2,000 airport jobs, now says that after talking with union leaders it will bring back other jobs that had been turned over to contractors.
In a letter to employees Wednesday, Senior...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 9:54 AM
Plainfield teachers, who rejected a contract offer from school district officials in October, will vote soon on accepting another three-year deal.
Union officials early Thursday announced they had reached a tentative agreement with the district. An...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Park Ridge's downtown Metra station house will stay open even if they city does not renew its lease with the Union Pacific Railroad, railroad officials say.
"It's a 'possibility' they would close the depot if we don't sign," City Manager Shawn...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:12 PM
The investigation into 17 suburban teachers who liked a Facebook post featuring a photo of an ax lodged in a car windshield has been canceled, a school official said Tuesday.
Hinsdale Township High School District 86 administrators canceled the probe...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The Hinsdale High School Township District 86 board is scheduled to vote on a proposed contract for teachers at its next meeting — assuming that teachers this week vote in favor of the deal announced late Thursday.
The board meeting is scheduled...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 11:15 AM
SAG-AFTRA, the union representing Hollywood actors and other performers, has struck a deal with the major studios on new contracts covering animated production.
After four days of negotiations, SAG-AFTRA and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television...