| Aug 15, 2011
| 2:05 PM
HAMPTON — Both Verizon Communications Inc. and a union representing 35,000 of its workers from Virginia to Massachusetts filed formal complaints late last week, each alleging the other side wasn't negotiating a new labor contract in good faith.
| Aug 18, 2011
| 5:55 PM
Wednesday’s call for action against The Hershey Company bled into a second day of protests.
Hundreds of international students called on the chocolate giant to answer their call to why they’ve been forced to work under alleged improper...
| Oct 17, 2011
A Florida hotel worker says he was fired for wearing an American flag pin.
Sean May, 26, was handed the pink slip from his front desk supervisor job at the Casa Monica hotel in St. Augustine after he refused to take off the little pin. May's been wearing...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 11:13 AM
No fare increases or service cuts are in store for CTA riders next year if the CTA can convince its unions to agree to millions of dollars in work rule changes and other concessions, the transit agency said today in presenting its 2012 proposed budget....
| Oct 25, 2011
| 8:17 PM
An Indiana woman is filing an EEOC complaint against her employer after she said she was discriminated against for wearing the Islamic headscarf.
Mary Cabrera recently converted to Islam and began wearing the Islamic headscarf to work at Brightpoint's...
| Sep 18, 2011
Elmer Goris spent a year working in Amazon.com's Lehigh Valley warehouse, where books, CDs and various other products are packed and shipped to customers who order from the world's largest online retailer.
The 34-year-old Allentown resident, who has...
| Sep 25, 2011
Justine Frantz has spent $1,483.31 over the past several years buying gifts for her grandchildren from online retailer Amazon.com. But the Lower Macungie resident said she won't give the Seattle company another penny after reading about working conditions...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 3:32 PM
Tuesday night the Anchorage Assembly will vote on a contract for the 120 union workers at the Anchorage Water and Wastewater Utility (AWWU).
An independent arbitrator rejected the city’s offer, and it’s his contract the Assembly will...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 2:06 PM
Surgeons Successfully Separate Very Rare Conjoined Twins (Source: FOX News)
Surgeons at a British hospital have successfully separated conjoined twin baby girls in a complex and extremely rare operation, the charity that funded the surgery said.
| Dec 1, 2011
| 1:46 PM
The last 25 CTA rail car cleaners who were laid off last year will return to work this month under an agreement announced Thursday that also extends an apprenticeship program to give a second chance to convicted criminals released from prison.
| Oct 4, 2011
The odds of experiencing a bad commute on the CTA are greater on Mondays and Fridays and during the run-up to rush periods, all because of canceled buses and trains, a Tribune examination of performance data has found.
The worst month for canceled runs...
| May 24, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Are government workers overpaid or underpaid? That question is behind the fight now being waged in state capitals as several governors push for cuts in public employees’ retirement benefits. But new research suggests that the question is misframed:...