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  • Another tentative teacher contract deal reached in Plainfield

    Another tentative teacher contract deal reached in Plainfield
    Plainfield teachers, who rejected a contract offer from school district officials in October, will vote soon on accepting another three-year deal. Union officials early Thursday announced they had reached a tentative agreement with the district. An...
  • BP cuts 200 staff, 100 contractors as oil prices fall; company still 'committed' to North Sea

    BP has announced it will cut an estimated 200 staff jobs and another 100 contracting jobs in light of falling oil prices. The company said Thursday the cuts will be made in onshore roles, not in offshore operational positions. Regional president Trevor...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Teamsters move closer to settlement with commercial producers

    Teamsters move closer to settlement with commercial producers
    It's looking less likely that members of Teamsters Local 399 will go on strike against commercial producers. After marathon negotiations that concluded at 2 a.m. Tuesday, negotiators for the Teamsters and the Assn. of Independent Commercial Producers...
  • State of Union: Florida senators, Central Florida congressmen weigh in

    State of Union: Florida senators, Central Florida congressmen weigh in
    Central Florida’s Congressional members – Democrats and Republicans – responded to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech with a little hope and a lot of cynicism that the stuff they like could actually get done....
  • Obama sounds populist themes in State of the Union

    President Barack Obama outlined an aggressive agenda in his State of the Union address Tuesday, drawing sharpcontrastswith the new Republican majority in Congress and setting the stagefor a tumultuous two years leading into the next presidential election....
  • Mr. Obama's tax plan

    Mr. Obama's tax plan
    It's a pretty safe bet that Congress is not going to react to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address by immediately turning around and agreeing to his priorities like free community college and mandatory sick leave. When was the last time any...