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  • Teamsters Union says it has reached a deal with the Justice Department to end US oversight

    The Teamsters Union and the Justice Department announced Wednesday they have reached an agreement to end the government's 25-year anti-corruption oversight of the 1.4-million member union. Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New...
  • Cuomo meets with NYC police union leaders, says officers must 'feel respected and protected'

    The growing discord between New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the city's Police Department must be resolved, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday, a day after meeting with city police union leaders amid a wider debate about law enforcement conduct and...
  • United Airlines says it will 'insource' airport jobs too

    United Airlines says it will 'insource' airport jobs too
    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...
  • 20 years after losing battle to stop NAFTA, unions are on the warpath again over Pacific deal

    Just over two decades after lobbying unsuccessfully against the North American Free Trade Agreement, U.S. labor unions are again voicing strong reservations to a proposed major trade-liberalization deal. At issue now is the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a...
  • Opposition conservative wins Croatia vote, becomes nation's first female president

    A conservative populist become Croatia's first female president Sunday after beating the center-left incumbent in a runoff election amid deep discontent over economic woes in the European Union's newest member. The state electoral commission said that...
  • Rating the officials: How the NFL determines which referees work in the postseason

    Echoes of replacement refs. One item in the labor agreement the NFL struck with its game officials in 2012 after the lockout called for "all-star" crews working the postseason. The NFL Referees Association insisted on it. The league was so eager to...
  • Liberal incumbent faces conservative in close Croatian presidential election runoff

    A liberal incumbent and a conservative rival are heading into a surprisingly close showdown in Croatia's presidential runoff — held amid deep discontent over economic woes in the European Union's newest member. The Sunday vote is seen as a major...
  • Recent decline in arrests by New York Police Department points to slowdown amid labor strife

    Despite efforts by New York City officials to tout a dip in serious crime, another statistic is getting more attention — a steep decline in the number of arrests across all five boroughs in the two weeks since two police officers were shot dead in...
  • School District 97, teachers union cut new contract deal

    School District 97, teachers union cut new contract deal
    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...
  • Lithuania welcomes euro but wave of emigration a painful side-effect of closer ties with West

    When Antanas Zubavicius turns the light on in his run-down house, it's the only light for miles. He is the last man in Dumbliuneliai, a once busy farmers' village in Lithuania that has gradually been abandoned as its residents emigrated in search of...
  • Baltimore County schools' troubled rollout of curriculum draws criticism of Common Core

    Baltimore County schools' troubled rollout of curriculum draws criticism of Common Core
    Union officials and lawmakers seized on Baltimore County's bungled rollout of a Common Core curriculum to renew calls to give teachers and school districts more time to implement the new rigorous education standards. The county school system paid $2.1...
  • Run, Karen, run!

     
    CTU boss should enter the 2015 race for mayor Friday's print column Q: Looking at your headline, the obvious question is, "Really?" Do you really think Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis would be a good mayor? A: The headline......