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As Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis famously said, "Labor cannot, on any terms, surrender their right to strike." Brandeis didn't say that because he personally rejoiced in seeing factories lying idle; rather, he said it because he knew that
Two women on opposite ends of downtown Joliet had vastly different opinions on the strike by Will County government's union workers that kicked off at 7 a.m. on Monday. Brooke Brewer, a steward for the American Federation of State, County and
But it turns out the raises they received reflect the wage bumps that other Bay Area government employees already got in the last few years, according to an analysis by this newspaper of payroll data provided by more than 300 local public agencies...
Stories A contractor selected to build part of a new luxury hotel and condo tower inside Brooklyn Bridge Park does not currently have workers' compensation and disability coverage and has an expired Buildings Department license, records show. As a
Ohio (AP) Two bills intended to strip Ohio unions of the ability to compel membership or to automatically collect fees from members to cover bargaining costs appeared dead on arrival at the Ohio Statehouse on Wednesday after a key legislative leader
Chrysler Group assembly workers lower the frame onto the chassis for Chrysler Jeeps. MarketWatch) President Obama is a favorite among organized labor. So it's surprising that next Wednesday the Labor Department will publish data for 2012 showing that
More than 300 shipyard workers in North Carolina could stop loading and unloading cargo ships as of midnight Saturday, the result of stalled contract talks that threaten to idle more than 14,500 dockworkers at 15 of the nation's major shipping ports.
Union workers at American Crystal Sugar vote Saturday on whether to accept a contract offer that would end one of the longest labor stoppages in recent Minnesota history. It's substantially the same contract they've already rejected three times, but
One former custodian warned the changes come at a human cost. Clark made the case in a tour Wednesday of two city schoolsone that has been privatized entirely, and another that's running on a hybrid union-private The tour came about 10 months after
Act, the company said it planned to issue long-term layoffs to 42 union workers and permanent layoffs to two non-union workers. The company on Sept. 17 temporarily laid off 78 workers at 570 Headlands Road, while the plant performed maintenance and