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  • District 112 likely to avoid teachers' strike

    District 112 likely to avoid teachers' strike
    After more than nine months of negotiations, North Shore School District 112 teachers are close to having a new contract, according to district officials and union representatives. In a recent interview, Pamela Kramer, president of the North Shore...
  • Easton inks new deal with police officers

    Easton inks new deal with police officers
    Easton signed a three-year contract Wednesday with the union representing its police department. The deal gives Easton police officers a 3 percent raise each year. It also increases their co-pays for doctor visits. "I would like to thank the police...
  • Speed, apathy mute protests vs. Wisconsin right-to-work bill

    For two straight days this week, 2,000 union members converged on Wisconsin's Capitol to rally against a new right-to-work bill, chanting, marching and hurling profanities at GOP lawmakers and Gov. Scott Walker. The tone of the rallies has been bitter...
  • Charter school group is political force in L.A. Unified board election

    Charter school group is political force in L.A. Unified board election
    Los Angeles mayors once played the role of kingmaker in school board elections. Both Richard Riordan and Antonio Villaraigosa took on the teachers union, leading campaigns to raise money for favored candidates. When those candidates won, the mayors...
  • Right-to-work bill heads to Assembly after Senate passage

    The Wisconsin state Senate passed a right-to-work bill with just enough votes to send it on to the Assembly, where the Republican majority is wider, keeping the measure on a fast track that could put it before Gov. Scott Walker for his signature next...
  • Faculty union confronts University of Delaware president

    A union representing professors is criticizing the University of Delaware president after he wrote an opinion piece saying smart students are looking for alternatives online and that faculty should lose some autonomy in course design. The News Journal...
  • Wisconsin Senate passes right-to-work bill amid protests

    The Wisconsin state Senate passed a right-to-work bill Wednesday with just enough votes to send it on to the Assembly, where the Republican majority is wider, keeping the measure on a fast track that could put it before Gov. Scott Walker for his signature...
  • Unions push for contract talks at school board meeting

     Two unions representing service workers and teachers asked separately during a meeting of the school board Tuesday to push Newport-Mesa Unified School District officials toward contract talks, a task complicated by the recent firing of the district's...
  • How do district, union offers in Saucon Valley stack up to other teacher contracts in Valley?

    How do district, union offers in Saucon Valley stack up to other teacher contracts in Valley?
    The Saucon Valley School District will offer a new contract proposal to its teachers union this week in an attempt to end a contentious three-year impasse. While the two sides were locking horns, a throng of Lehigh Valley school districts forged new...
  • Laborers Berate Bills That Would Ease 'Prevailing Wage' Rules

    Laborers Berate Bills That Would Ease 'Prevailing Wage' Rules
    MIDDLETOWN — Fifteen bills that would reduce the number of public construction projects that pay union wages inspired vehement opposition from hundreds of union construction workers, far more than could fit Tuesday night in a standing-room-only...
  • Registrants at hearing overwhelmingly against right-to-work

    Opponents to right-to-work outnumbered supporters 70-to-1 at a Wisconsin state Senate public hearing that was cut short before Republicans voted to advance the bill. Sen. Steve Nass, chairman of the Senate Labor Committee, reported Wednesday that 1,751...
  • Eyeing shuttle bus drivers, union tries to grab more territory in Silicon Valley

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Shuttle bus drivers for five prominent tech companies will decide whether to unionize on Friday in a vote that has the potential to dramatically expand organized labor's territory in Silicon Valley and embolden others in the tech...