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  • South African platinum miners end strike, accepting pay raise

     
    Platinum miners at Lonmin's Marikana site ended their illegal six-week strike after winning raises of up to 22%, in a deal critics warned could ignite a wave of pay demands and wildcat strikes across South Africa's troubled mining industry....
  • It’s the teachers in a squeaker

     
    From Sunday's print column Which side won in the Chicago Teachers Union strike? I’ve heard and been asked the question many times since the union suspended its seven-day walkout and its members returned to the classroom Wednesday. The easy, vague......
  • Hourly wage in Mexico? Union members express fears of legislation

     
    MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's lower house of Congress has passed a major labor-reform law -- the first changes in employment regulations in Mexico since 1970 -- that would alter the way bosses and employees interact before, during and after a job. For organized...
  • Mexico's most powerful woman faults working mothers

     
    Elba Esther Gordillo, the much-feared head of Mexico's gigantic teachers' union, is blaming the abysmal state of education here on none other than working mothers. In an "open letter to the public" covering two full pages of Mexico's leading Reforma...
  • Anaheim police union worker due in court in embezzlement case

     
    For five years, Cindy Ann Su'a sat in the Anaheim police union as officer manager, quietly stealing more than $360,000 from the organization's accounts, prosecutors say....
  • Dispute with LAX contractor has workers threatening holiday labor action

     
    Airport workers and union officials plan to warn the L.A. City Council that they might resort to labor actions during the holidays at busy LAX unless the city revokes the operating license of an airline services company whose employees are no longer...
  • Mexican union reform effort stays alive -- for now

     
    A dramatic vote in the Mexican senate has kept alive a plan to reform this country’s corrupt and politically-powerful unions, despite opponents’ attempts to smother the idea in the legislature. But the senators' move late Tuesday could also...
  • Bob Casey hits an AFSCME phone bank near Harrisburg.

     
    With the clock ticking down to Election Day, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey spent part of his Monday night courting some of the voters who will count most for him on Tuesday: Union workers who were running a phone bank at......
  • L.A. City Hall employee group moves to oppose sales tax hike

     
    One of the largest public employee unions at L.A. City Hall handed a potentially costly setback to a plan for a new half-cent sales tax, announcing that its political advisory board opposes the measure....
  • Unions hail demise of Riordan pension-reform ballot measure effort

     
    Representatives of Los Angeles city labor unions on Monday hailed the announcement that former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan had pulled the plug on his ballot measure to roll back pension benefits for city employees, calling it an expensive and poorly...
  • L.A. union worker told members to put fake names on voter petition

     
    One of L.A.'s largest public employee unions admitted that a staffer sent an email to members asking that they sign "fake names/addresses" on a petition being circulated by former Mayor Richard Riordan to place a pension initiative on the ballot....
  • Labor organizers prepare for protest march at LAX

     
    Service Employees International Union-USWW planned a march and rally for better jobs and benefits at LAX, which is expected to snarl traffic and cause delays....