RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Unions

A collection of news and information related to Unions published by this site and its partners.

Top Unions Articles

Displaying items 25-36
  • ILA says new labor contract sends message Baltimore port is 'open for business'

    ILA says new labor contract sends message Baltimore port is 'open for business'
    Local dockworkers' approval of a long-disputed labor contract in Baltimore sends a message to shippers that the city's port is "open for business," according to a union official. "Your voices have been heard," wrote Wilbert Rowell, the International...
  • APNewsBreak: Judge says hospital workers can refuse overtime

    A federal judge ruled Friday that Women and Infants Hospital cannot prevent workers from refusing overtime after the union representing 1,700 of them requested they protest layoffs by turning down extra shifts. Chief Judge William E. Smith said in a...
  • Federal Agency: HealthBridge Must Rehire Fired Union Steward

    The National Labor Relations Board in Washington has affirmed the decision of an administrative law judge in Connecticut 16 months ago that HealthBridge Management broke the law when it fired a union steward at one of its nursing homes. The board...
  • Union-friendly politicians

    Election year after election year, Illinois’ union members were told to vote for union-friendly politicians. These same politicians are responsible for underfunding the unions’ pension funds and spending the union members’...
  • McDonald's labor hearings begin Monday

    McDonald's labor hearings begin Monday
    The first round of hearings over alleged labor law violations by McDonald's and its franchisees begins Monday in New York. The hearings, at the regional offices of the National Labor Relations Board, signal the second phase of a union-backed campaign...
  • Baltimore longshoremen approve contract

    Members of Baltimore's largest dockworkers union have agreed to a new contract. The Baltimore Sun reports (http://bsun.md/1Guhc6z ) that International Longshoremen's Association Local 333 members voted Wednesday to approve the contract, ending a nearly...
  • East Stroudsburg to retain two music professors

    East Stroudsburg University has reached a settlement with its faculty union over plans to close its music department. The university announced Thursday that it will retain two music faculty members who were to be retrenched at the end of this semester....
  • Emanuel tries to counter Republican donor criticism with 'love' ads

    Emanuel tries to counter Republican donor criticism with 'love' ads
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday sought to deflect criticism about his $20 million campaign fund stocked with six-figure contributions from wealthy Republican donors by highlighting the support he's received from several unions. The mayor joined members...
  • Longshoremen approve local contract, ending 18-month labor standoff at Baltimore port

    Longshoremen approve local contract, ending 18-month labor standoff at Baltimore port
    Members of Baltimore's largest dockworkers union agreed Wednesday to a new local labor contract, ending a nearly 18-month standoff that both sides said threatened the long-term viability of the port. Members of the International Longshoremen's...
  • UAW union head says no to new level of low wages for workers

    The leader of the United Auto Workers union has rejected a new level of lower wages for members who make auto parts ahead of contract talks with automakers that start in the summer. There have been reports that General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. may...
  • Thai seafood firm drops supplier named in AP slavery report

    Thailand's biggest seafood company said Wednesday it has cut ties with a supplier named in an Associated Press report after determining it might be involved with forced labor and other abuses. The statement by Thai Union Frozen Products follows a year-...
  • Union head confident Ohio city will keep Jeep Wrangler line

    The leader of a union that represents Jeep workers in Toledo said Wednesday that he's confident that the city and state have put together a package that will convince Fiat Chrysler Automobiles against moving Jeep Wrangler production. Bruce Baumhower,...