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The beating that the UAW took in the election at the Volkswagen (VW) plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee a month or so ago was nothing compared to the beating that unions took before and after that defeat. In the good old days of organized labor, it was "
Hayley Wickenheiser and Brianne Jenner of Canada hug after defeating the United States during the gold medal game at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Stephen Hume takes pleasure knowing his taxes helped send these women and all Canada's other Olympic
Grateful to have all county employees back on the job, the Will County Board on Thursday approved a four-year contract with its union workers, with the only no vote cast by board member David Izzo. The employees will receive a 4.5 percent cost-of-
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.