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  • Wheeler High sets commencement

    VALPARAISO -- Wheeler High School commencement is now officially set for 2 p.m. June 7. The Union Township School Board made the date official Wednesday. Superintendent John Hunter said that the district doesn't officially set the date until after...
  • Union pickets Taj Mahal casino over benefits elimination

    With billionaire investor Carl Icahn poised to take over their casino, hundreds of union members picketed outside the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort on Friday, protesting the elimination of health insurance and pensions. Icahn insists the cuts are vital...
  • Local BP workers hopeful end of strike is near

    Local BP workers hopeful end of strike is near
    WHITING--With a tentative settlement reached on the national level and talks under way locally, striking union workers at the BP Whiting Refinery Friday described themselves in three words -- happy, hopeful and anxious. "It's been about five weeks now....
  • Netanyahu sounds alarm as final Israeli polls give edge to Herzog

    JERUSALEM The last polls before Israel's election, released Friday, found Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party still lagging behind the Zionist Union alliance led by opposition leader Isaac Herzog, raising the prospect of an upset victory by...
  • PM Netanyahu's party trails in polls before Israel election

    The last polls just days before Israel's election show Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party trailing behind the center-left opposition. Poll results in the Yediot Ahronot newspaper on Friday gave the Zionist Union, comprised of labor and a...
  • End of refinery strike in sight; gas prices may fall

    End of refinery strike in sight; gas prices may fall
    The United Steelworkers reached a tentative contract with Shell Oil Co. on Thursday after more than a month of contentious talks and strikes, union officials said. The union said it had settled on a new four-year pact with Shell, the lead negotiator for...
  • New Britain Firefighters Contract Raises Pay, Cuts Benefits

    NEW BRITAIN — A new contract between the city and its unionized firefighters weakens their traditional health insurance coverage but gives them raises totaling more than 11 percent between now and mid-2018. Mayor Erin Stewart, who had threatened to...
  • Federal prisons embrace pepper spray as antidote to violence

    Federal prisons embrace pepper spray as antidote to violence
    PHILADELPHIA — The vast majority of federal correctional officers are being equipped with pepper spray, a tool their colleagues in a pilot program say has been a game-changer in prisons where inmates have long tilted the balance of order with...
  • Refinery workers, Shell reach tentative agreement

    The United Steelworkers union has reached an agreement with Shell that could soon lead to the end of a six-week strike that has affected 12 U.S. refineries. The union and Royal Dutch Shell have been negotiating a contract that would serve as a...
  • German public workers on strike again in wage dispute

    German public service workers are on strike again as their union seeks to increase pressure on the government ahead of a new round of wage negotiations next week. Following one-day strikes in six German states Wednesday, the ver.di union said teachers,...
  • Wisconsin scraps forced union dues

    The following editorial appeared in The Orange County Register on Wednesday, March 11: Wisconsin this week became the 25th state to adopt "right-to-work" legislation when Gov. Scott Walker, a presumptive candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential...
  • Middletown School Board Hears Union's Complaints

    MIDDLETOWN — The union representing school custodians and cafeteria staff said strained relations with facilities manager Sodexo have not improved in the 18 months since the board of education hired the company. Sodexo Vice President Mike Grey told...