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Burbank is not just sitting back and letting NBC move its signature tourist attraction back to New York City after 40 years. It’s fighting back. “I am going on an hunger strike,” Burbank Mayor Dave Golonski said this afternoon. “...
Ernest B. Crofoot, a former labor organizer who later headed Council 67 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, died Friday of complications from cancer at his Annapolis home. He was 88. "Ernie was one hell of a trade...
Tags: AFSCME, Unions, AFL-CIO, Garrett County, Religion and Belief
RAMALLAH, West Bank – A Palestinian from the West Bank who has been on a hunger strike in Israeli jails since July 1 was released Sunday under an agreement to resettle in the Gaza Strip, according to Palestinian officials. Ayman Sharawna, 36, a...
Tags: Prisons, West Bank, Gaza Strip, Israel, Military Justice
The union representing healthcare workers at the Motion Picture & Television Fund has called off its strike for next week. SEIU-UHW officials had planned to stage a three-day walkout on Monday after contract talks with the fund broke down in a dispute...
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) delivered a nearly 13-hour filibuster Wednesday of John Brennan’s nomination to lead the CIA. Paul used his time on the floor to question the legality of the White House's policies on drone use, beginning at 11:47 a.m. EST and...
The Hartford CourantTravelers in medieval Ireland would often come upon stone High Crosses dotting the beautifully rugged landscape. The crosses, some of which survive today as one of the country's enduring symbol, are perhaps best known by the distinctive ring that joins...
Contract talks broke down between the Motion Picture & Television Fund and the union representing healthcare workers Wednesday, paving the way for a planned strike early next week. "After extensive good faith bargaining on MPTF’s part, we have...
Tribune reporterA union that represents 775 staff members at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign plans to start a three-day strike on Monday. Members of the Service Employees International Union Local 73, whose duties include food service and custodial work,...
The union representing healthcare workers at the Motion Picture & Television Fund has informed the charity that it intends to stage a three-day strike. SEIU-UHW, which represents about 500 nursing staff members and other workers at the Woodland Hills-...
Tags: Unions, Employees, Long Term Care, Movies, Interior Policy
L.A. NOWThe Los Angeles teachers union has scheduled an April vote for an initiative that would, if passed, call for a more aggressive posture against the leadership of the L.A. Unified School District. The goal is to get a majority of......
John Galt, the evil genius of Ayn Rand's novel "Atlas Shrugged," is "alive and well" roaming the halls of Congress. A figment of Rand's imagination, Galt continues to do serious damage through any number of assorted tea party/GOP extremists,...
The Hartford CourantFive Connecticut nursing homes which are run by HealthBridge Management have filed for bankruptcy protection. Those five homes employ workers represented by the Service Employees International Union, and the company's goal in filing for bankruptcy is to...
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