| Apr 3, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Union workers at Safeway and Giant Food in the Baltimore and Washington regions overwhelmingly approved a new contract Tuesday that increases wages and maintains key benefits.
"It's a good day to be a member," said Tim Goins, executive vice president...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The Lake County Education Association is slightly closer to finishing up the terms of this year’s teaching contracts for thousands of educators after a bargaining session Wednesday. The biggest item on the table is a request for $1.3 million in...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 9:33 PM
By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — A Coral Gables-based HMO and a major Orlando hospital system are locked in a nasty contracting dispute that is about to land on the doorsteps of Central Florida residents. Simply...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 1:57 PM
The Obama administration moved Friday to further insulate religiously affiliated hospitals and universities from paying for birth control for their female employees if they object to providing the coverage on moral grounds.
The new proposal, which...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 6:20 PM
The prospect that Verdugo Hills Hospital will soon merge with a larger healthcare provider has area business people concerned about the next chapter for the 40-year-old facility.
Verdugo Hills officials acknowledged Wednesday that changing economics...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 11:38 AM
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday they will begin charging deputies for fuel used in office vehicles.
In the new program, deputies who are assigned MCSO vehicles will be charged a monthly fuel rate of $75. Deputies who use their...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 5:19 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- AT&T workers remain on the job, despite the end of their contract this past weekend.
Negotiations between the company and 40,000 landline workers appear to be moving forward, and there's hope that an agreement can be reached soon....
| Apr 8, 2012
| 1:50 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than 40,000 employees at AT&T Inc will keep working under the terms of an expired labor contract while their union continues negotiations with the telephone company, averting a potentially costly strike for now.
The workers in...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 10:53 AM
Hospitals across the country will have new resources and support to make health care safer and less costly by targeting and reducing the millions of preventable injuries and complications from healthcare acquired conditions, the U.S. Department of...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 7:40 AM
LONG BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) -- Registered nurses from Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and Miller Children's Hospital in Long Beach are participating in a one-day strike on Thursday.
The nurses are striking over safe nurse-to-patient staffing ratios,...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Workforce One and Workforce Alliance, workforce boards in Broward and Palm Beach counties, could lose local control, if proposed state legislation continues to gain steam. Florida's latest legislative session kicked off on Tuesday.
Gov. Rick Scott and...