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  • Workers at Britain's National Gallery vote for 5-day strike; museum to remain open

    Workers at Britain's National Gallery will be staging a five-day strike beginning next week in a dispute over whether some of its services should be run by an outside contractor. Some 250 workers voted overwhelmingly to strike beginning Tuesday to...
  • Albert J. Henn, carpenter

    Albert J. Henn, a retired union carpenter and an avid woodworker, died Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of congestive heart failure. He was 85. The son of Charles J. Henn, a butcher, and Margaret R. Adams Henn, a homemaker, Albert Joseph Henn...
  • Employers: tentative agreement reached on key issue in West Coast port labor dispute

    West Coast dockworkers and their employers have resolved a key dispute in new contract talks. A spokesman for the Pacific Maritime Association, which represents operators of port terminals, says companies and union negotiators reached a tentative...
  • Orange teachers edge closer to settled contract, raises

    Orange teachers edge closer to settled contract, raises
    Orange County's teachers union and the school district edged closer to a completed contract Wednesday when they reached an agreement on health insurance. The two sides also discussed the timing of recently-approved raises, though they did not settle on...
  • Union Members Complain About CL&P At Capitol

    Union Members Complain About CL&P At Capitol
    Union members gathered at the state Capitol on Monday - just hours before the biggest storm of the year - to complain about the management at the Connecticut Light & Power Co. electric utility. The union employees from Locals 420 and 457 of the...
  • U. of C. nurses expected to authorize a strike

    University of Chicago Medicine nurses are expected to approve a strike vote Thursday, a bargaining chip in their union's effort to reinvigorate contract negotiations. But the South Side medical center has countered by releasing a video in which the chief...
  • UC doctors stage one-day strike at student-health clinics

    UC doctors stage one-day strike at student-health clinics
    About 125 doctors and dentists staged a one-day strike Tuesday at student health clinics at 10 UC campuses as part of a contract dispute between the union and the university system. UC officials said management doctors and others would provide...
  • Ironworkers boss convicted of overseeing vandalism, violence

    PHILADELPHIA — A longtime union boss was convicted Tuesday in a racketeering case that accused him of overseeing violence, vandalism and intimidation to get construction jobs for his members. Joseph Dougherty, 73, told Ironworkers Local 401...
  • 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,"...
  • A new effort to help black workers find higher-paying jobs

    A new effort to help black workers find higher-paying jobs
    A year ago, LeDaya Epps of Compton was unemployed and raising three children on her own, struggling to keep her car running to search for jobs. On Tuesday night, she was sitting in the U.S. Capitol for the State of the Union address, a guest of First...
  • 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...
  • 'Class war' themes resurface in party rhetoric

    WASHINGTON -- 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...