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  • Workers at GM plant in Brazil go on strike

    An assembly line at one of three General Motors plants in Brazil has ground to a halt as workers strike to protest the planned layoffs of nearly 800 employees. The Metalworkers Union in Sao Jose dos Campos says that 5,200 workers went on strike Friday...
  • Companies in West Coast port dispute make appeal to workers

    Maritime companies locked in a contract dispute with West Coast dockworkers took their case directly to rank-and-file longshoremen on Wednesday, as negotiators struggled to reach a deal and break the cargo gridlock that has stalled billions of dollars...
  • L.A. teachers union declares impasse in contract talks

    L.A. teachers union declares impasse in contract talks
    The union representing Los Angeles teachers on Wednesday declared an impasse in protracted contract negotiations with the nation's second-largest school system. Negotiators for the two sides remain far apart. L.A. Unified has offered a 5% raise...
  • Rauner gets cold shoulder, pro-union rhetoric at Obama Pullman event

    Rauner gets cold shoulder, pro-union rhetoric at Obama Pullman event
    The day after using his first budget address to escalate a feud with state employee unions, Gov. Bruce Rauner was at a South Side school Thursday listening to President Barack Obama praise the labor movement and collective bargaining for playing a...
  • Postal Service and union open talks on new contract

    The U.S. Postal Service and a major union began contract talks Thursday as the agency continued to face huge financial losses. The Postal Service's current contract with the American Postal Workers Union expires May 20. The agency has proposed such...
  • Lockport aldermen OK new personnel policy

    Lockport aldermen this week approved a new policy on employee benefits while assuring the city's unionized employees and their representatives that the changes do not affect them. At Wednesday night's city council meeting, city Administrator Ben Benson...
  • A West Coast ports pact is long past due

    A West Coast ports pact is long past due
    U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez arrived in California this week to help revive stalled contract talks between international shipping companies and the dockworkers union, a stalemate that has nearly paralyzed West Coast ports. Let's hope Perez can talk...
  • Raimondo consulted labor official on transit agency chief

    Gov. Gina Raimondo says she consulted with labor leaders before deciding to appoint a union official to head the state Department of Transportation. The Providence Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1E95a1n ) that Raimondo said Wednesday that labor leaders...
  • Hospital workers vote to authorize strike in Rhode Island

    Hundreds of Rhode Island Hospital workers have voted to authorize a strike. Teamsters Local 251 says 95 percent of its members who cast a vote Wednesday night voted to authorize a union negotiating committee to issue a 10-day strike notice. The vote...
  • As port dispute drags on, labor secretary urges 'immediate agreement'

    As port dispute drags on, labor secretary urges 'immediate agreement'
    Contract talks between shipping companies and the dockworkers union are expected to continue Thursday, as the Obama administration seeks to avoid a costly shutdown of 29 West Coast ports.  On Wednesday, Labor Secretary Tom Perez met with representatives...
  • FOX CT Newsroom Votes To Join A Union

    FOX CT Newsroom Votes To Join A Union
    HARTFORD — Employees in FOX CT's newsroom voted 35 to 17 on Wednesday to join a union. It was the second time the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians tried to organize the last non-union local TV news operation. The union,...
  • BP Oil Refinery workers mantra: 'Profits over safety'

    BP Oil Refinery workers mantra: 'Profits over safety'
    "Profits over safety." This is the picket line mantra of the BP Oil Refinery workers who've been striking outside the Whiting plant since Feb. 7, joining other union workers from across the country. "The only thing that BP cares about is the bottom...