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Star TribuneThe fight over unionizing in-home child-care providers has landed in the Minnesota Senate, where supporters and opponents continue to debate whether the small, private businesses should have a right to vote on unionization. On Tuesday night, senators...
The Hartford CourantAbout 50 municipal union members attended Tuesday's town council meeting to demonstrate their unity in the wake of the town's decision to send their contract to arbitration, their leaders said. Dressed in green union T-shirts reading "We Make America...
Tags: Arbitration, Career and Workplace, Newington, Unions, Employees
— Senate President John Cullerton on Monday rolled out his latest proposal aimed at fixing the state's heavily indebted pension system, striking a deal with unions just days after House Speaker Michael Madigan pushed through a plan that's tougher on...
Philadelphia Daily NewsGOV. CORBETT, with his leadership in question and his job approval in the tank, promises basic societal collapse if he doesn't get his way on pensions. He argues that unless the Legislature, which helped create the problem, slashes costs for state...
The Philadelphia InquirerThe same coalition of labor unions that shouted down Mayor Nutter during his budget message to City Council in March is organizing a two-day protest May 22 and 23, tied to a U.S. Conference of Mayors event in Center City. "NO MORE Mayor 1% Nutter," says...
State officials said Tuesday they removed the security chief at the Baltimore City Detention Center in the wake of a federal indictment that alleged an extensive smuggling scheme involving gang members and officers at the facility. The Maryland...
The BladeNegotiations between the Toledo Board of Education and three Toledo Public Schools employee unions will likely be less dramatic than the last time the sides were at the bargaining table. In 2011, major budget cuts were announced. Positions would be...
SPRINGFIELD — Senate President John Cullerton today sent his version of pension reform to the House, setting up a high-profile clash with the rival plan Speaker Michael Madigan already pushed through the House. The showdown puts more than 700,...
Tags: Union (McHenry, Illinois), Pat Quinn, Politics, Teachers, Lemont
HARRISBURG (MCT) — More than 100 workers at the state's Department of Labor and Industry will be losing their jobs later this month due to declining federal funds, according to department officials. The impacted workers will come from across the...
Gov. Martin O'Malley said Thursday that he would expand the use of technology to block cell phone calls in Maryland corrections facilities, part of a set of reforms designed to "root out corruption" after a federal indictment alleged widespread gang...
The inmates' requests often start small, former corrections officers say: a ballpoint pen, for example, or a sandwich from beyond the prison walls. "You may think it's insignificant," said former Cpl. Sheila Hill, who retired last year from the Patuxent...
Milwaukee Journal SentinelMilwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic is running out of explanations. Less than a month ago, the freshman County Board leader told an Assembly committee that she was unaware of any contract negotiations going on with local labor groups....
Tags: Laws, Politics, Public Employees, Russell Feingold, Unions
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