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  • Wisconsin DOJ defends right-to-work law

    The Wisconsin Department of Justice is urging a judge to let the state's right-to-work law stand. The Wisconsin state AFL-CIO and two local labor unions filed a lawsuit in Dane County last week challenging the law. They argue the law is an...
  • Haley says she will oppose union at Boeing SC plant

    Gov. Nikki Haley says she will fight attempts to unionize Boeing's massive 787 assembly plant in North Charleston. The Machinists union on Monday asked the National Labor Relations Board to set an election so about 2,400 production workers at the plant...
  • Cranston teachers union sues School Dept. over Good Friday

    A teachers union is suing the School Department over accusations it is preventing members from observing Good Friday April 3. The Cranston Teachers' Alliance says nearly 200 requests for days off on Good Friday are being denied. Union President...
  • School police plead to resurrect weapons bill

    School police plead to resurrect weapons bill
    Before a display of pellet and replica guns, pocket knives, brass knuckles, a torch and even a sock stuffed with a can of corn confiscated from schools, the leader of the city school police union called on state lawmakers to reconsider a bill that would...
  • Tim Robbins: Ending the 99-Seat Theatre Plan would be bad for actors

    Tim Robbins: Ending the 99-Seat Theatre Plan would be bad for actors
    I am a proud member of Actors' Equity. I am in full support of paying actors. At the Actors' Gang, the theater company where I'm the artistic director, we put 70% of our annual budget into our actors' pockets. We pay them for their work on tour with our...
  • Boeing machinists union seeks election at S. Carolina plant

    Boeing machinists union seeks election at S. Carolina plant
    The Machinists union on Monday asked for an election so about 2,500 Boeing production workers in South Carolina can decide whether they want union representation. The aeronautics giant immediately responded that a union is not in the best interests of...
  • Garcia wins backing of key union group over Emanuel

    Garcia wins backing of key union group over Emanuel
    Chicago mayoral challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia won the endorsement of a major Illinois organized labor group Saturday, backing that’s likely to bring more campaign cash and ground troops. Service Employees International Union’s...
  • Police union pushes for contract negotiations

    Almost nine months after the officers' employment agreement expired, Costa Mesa's police union is urging city officials to move contract negotiations forward even as it spars with a councilman who called a recent union decision "a slap in the face." The...
  • Saucon Valley softens deal, teachers propose new offer

    Saucon Valley softens deal, teachers propose new offer
    The Saucon Valley School District softened its contract offer to its teachers union, making concessions on major sticking points involving salaries and health care, but it wasn't enough to end the more than three-year dispute. Instead, the Saucon...
  • Screening of 'Norma Rae' to mark Women's History Month

    North Carolina Women United will mark International Women's Month and Women's History Month with a free screening about a Tar Heel union leader. The group will have a free screening of "Norma Rae" on Saturday at the offices of the state AFL-CIO in...
  • Md. Senate rivals to attend labor awards ceremony

    Two rivals for an open Senate seat in Maryland are taking some time to schmooze with union leaders. Democratic Reps. Chris Van Hollen and Donna Edwards are scheduled to attend an awards ceremony hosted by the Metropolitan Washington AFL-CIO on Saturday...
  • Audit of DWP nonprofits' financial records to resume

    Audit of DWP nonprofits' financial records to resume
    An on-again, off-again audit of two controversial Los Angeles Department of Water and Power nonprofit trusts is set to resume, City Controller Ron Galperin announced Friday. At issue is how the two nonprofits, run jointly by DWP managers and leaders of...