Baseball appears headed to early labor negotiations
NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball players and management appear headed to early labor negotiations that could lead to significant economic changes in the collective bargaining agreement and possibly a new...
LA teachers authorize a strike if no labor deal is reached
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District voted Friday to authorize a strike if labor negotiations continue to stall.
United Teachers Los Angeles announced that an overwhelming 98 percent of voting members favored giving the union the authority to call a strike; a walkout hasn't happened since 1989.
The vote comes amid a stalemate in contract talks with the nation's second-largest school district, which has more than 640,000 students.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Latest on Consolidated Communications' labor negotiations (all times local):
Consolidated Communications says it's negotiating in good faith as it seeks an agreement with unions representing workers in Maine, Hampshire and Vermont.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The city of Springfield has released a labor agreement that gives the first glimpse at how the Springfield Police Department plans to implement body cameras on officers.
City and police leaders had for years voiced support for body cameras, which have been touted as a way of both increasing police accountability and protecting officers from false allegations.
Dallas Officials Testify In Harrisburg About Teachers Strikes
Dallas School Board member Patrick Musto and Dallas School District Solicitor Vito DeLuca went to Harrisburg on Wednesday to testify before the state Senate Education Committee about teacher strikes and union bargaining.
Also on Wednesday, negotiators for Dallas and the teachers union had another unproductive bargaining session. Since the last labor deal expired in 2015, teachers have not been able to advance steps on a pay scale and went on strike in 2016 and 2017.
GREENWICH — After considerable drama, a contract with the town’s Teamsters union was accepted this week with little fanfare. But with other labor negotiations about to start, town officials disagree over how they should proceed.
German industrial union demands pay rise amid strong economy
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's largest industrial union pressed its demands for pay rises and the possibility for reduced hours for 3.9 million workers with renewed short-term strikes Tuesday, saying the economy's steady growth justifies better compensation and conditions.
UMass Lowell Adjunct Faculty Protests Over Pay, Benefits
LOWELL -- Adjunct faculty at UMass Lowell staged what they called a silent protest during Friday's Board of Trustees meeting, again drawing attention to what they describe as flawed labor negotiations.
Despite the disapproval, a spokesperson for UMass Lowell holds firm in stating that the university continues to bargain in good faith with offers of increased pay and benefits on the table.
Mesa could end long labor dispute with better pay for flight attendants
Flight attendants at Mesa Airlines, including about 400 working on United Express flights in Houston, struck a deal with management on Friday that would offer pay five times greater than the deal union members voted down about a year ago.
The new tentative agreement would also increase 401(k) matching for many union members, offer greater per diem for food expenses when traveling and provide a host of other perks.
NBA, players complete process of ratifying new labor deal
The votes are in, and labor peace in the NBA is virtually assured for several years.
The National Basketball Players Association has completed its process of voting to approve the terms of the next collective bargaining agreement between the league and its players, which was tentatively agreed upon last week. All that's left to do now is for the sides to sign the deal, which will happen once the writing of the actual document is completed.
Peoria council to meet in closed session on police, fire labor negotiations
The Peoria City Council will meet on Tuesday regarding two issues during its executive session and then convene at 7 p.m., for its regular public meeting.
During the executive session legal counsel and staff will discuss labor negotiations with Peoria Police Supervisors Association and United Phoenix Fire Fighters Association Local 493 regarding salaries, salary schedules or compensation paid in the form of fringe benefits of employees of the public body.
Lincoln County becomes first Washington county to open union negotiations to the public, highlighting debate at state level
By opening labor negotiations to the public, Lincoln County has drawn attention to a highly politicized debate that has roiled the governor’s office for more than a decade.
The board of NJ Transit voted unanimously Wednesday to approve new contracts with the agency’s two largest rail-employee unions, signaling an end to contentious labor negotiations that had dragged on for more than five years.
Details of the contracts, including pay raises and benefit changes, will not be made available to the public until after Gov. Christie has had a chance to either approve or veto them, which can take 10 days, said Nancy Snyder, a spokeswoman for NJ...
Delta pilots picket for better pay in wake of record airline profits
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