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SHARPSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Unionized cafeteria workers in one western Pennsylvania school district have won the right to eat expired food for free — at their own risk. The Herald of Sharon, Pa., reports Monday (http://bit.ly/LDdM6d ) that the...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis is hiring a fleet of private contractors to help city crews fill a bumper crop of bone-jarring potholes across the state's largest city. Mayor Greg Ballard said Friday four private contractors will provide 40...
Tags: Employees, Career and Workplace, Weather, Elections, Politics
DETROIT (AP) — The threat of an immense wall of winter weather forced advance storm planning Tuesday in communities across the southern half of Michigan's Lower Peninsula and prompted the cancelations of meetings, museums, after-school activities...
In advance of the special legislative session in Springfield on Wednesday to take another stab at pension reform, I initiated an email dialogue with Anders Lindall, spokesman for the local chapter of the American Federation of State, County and...
Change of SubjectFor Wednesday's print column, in advance of the special legislative session in Springfield on Wednesday to take another stab at pension reform, I initiated an email dialogue with Anders Lindall, right, spokesman for the local chapter of the American...
ReutersDETROIT (Reuters) - Detroit said on Friday it would stop making payments on some of its about $18.5 billion debt, which would put it in default, and the "insolvent" city called on most of its creditors to accept pennies on the dollar to help it avoid...
The Hartford CourantOne day after AFL-CIO president John W. Olsen announced he's stepping down after 25 years, Lori Pelletier, the No. 2 officer of the labor federation, declared that she's running for the job. Pelletier is the clear frontrunner, and came out with the...
The Hartford CourantThe town council voted unanimously Tuesday evening not to contest the transfer of state land to New Britain in exchange for Newington residents paying the residents' rate at the city's golf course. New Britain needs the 15.5 acres in Newington for a...
Tags: Employees, Career and Workplace, Golf, Sports, Arbitration
The Hartford CourantThe U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals on May 31 reversed a lower court ruling, and gave unionized state employees a major victory in a 2003 class action lawsuit against ex-Gov. John G. Rowland and his budget chief, Marc Ryan. The appeals panel of...
SACRAMENTO — The Assembly passed a proposal Thursday to hike California's minimum wage from $8 to $9.25 an hour over the next three years and require future increases to keep pace with inflation. Higher wages would "allow our families to provide...
Just minutes after his announcement Wednesday that he's running for governor in the Illinois Republican Party primary, gazillionaire businessman Bruce Rauner declared something. He declared war. War with the public union bosses, war with Boss Madigan,...
The head of security at the Baltimore jail failed a polygraph test administered after a federal indictment alleged widespread corruption on her watch, corrections secretary Gary D. Maynard told lawmakers at a hearing in Annapolis. Shavella Miles is...
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