| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:06 PM
Discord has erupted within the longshoremen's union at the heart of the labor dispute at the port of Baltimore, with some members calling for an end to the union's standoff with port employers and others promising to push on.
The dissension is growing...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Workers for Giant Food and Safeway in parts of Maryland, Virginia and Washington voted Wednesday to authorize a strike against the supermarket chains, saying management has refused to offer a fair labor contract.
Members of United Food & Commercial...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 3:35 AM
Shippers already have begun diverting cargo from the port of Baltimore because of uncertainty about the ongoing labor contract standoff with the largest dockworkers union.
The port is losing shipments despite assurances from labor and management...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Workers for Giant Food and Safeway supermarkets in the Baltimore-Washington area could vote on a new labor contract as early as Wednesday.
Negotiations continued Monday between management for the two chains and union representatives for 28,000 Giant...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Donald Whitby, a library media specialist at Arbutus Middle School, decided not to join the Baltimore County teachers union when he began teaching in 2001. So he was surprised when a large packet of information from the union arrived in the mail at his...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Union organizers called on the developers of the Harbor Point site to submit to an outside environmental review, staging a small demonstration Saturday with a pair of workers dressed in hazmat suit costumes.
Morgan Webb Battista, an organizer with the...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 5:35 PM
The state's largest teachers union threw its support behind the gubernatorial candidacy of Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown on Saturday, passing over three other candidates who sought its endorsement.
Delegates to the Maryland State Education Association...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Two candidates for governor — one Democrat and one Republican — pledged tax breaks for thousands of retirees who collect pension benefits as they sought the endorsement of the Maryland teachers union.
Speaking Friday to the fall meeting of...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:04 PM
Members of a local longshoremen union "resoundingly rejected" what has been described as a "best and final" contract offer from employers at the port of Baltimore on Monday night, according to the union president.
The International Longshoremen's...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Audrey Stone doesn't hesitate when asked how long current contract negotiations will last between Southwest Airlines and the flight attendants union she leads.
"As long as it takes," Stone said on a recent morning in Baltimore — a city she has...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 5:45 PM
The Baltimore County police union says the county now owes hundreds of retired officers nearly $1.6 million in health insurance refunds and interest — about $1 million more than previously estimated.
The new figures surfaced Tuesday at a...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Workers for Giant Food and Safeway stores in the Baltimore-Washington region voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to ratify a three-year labor contract that preserves health benefits and raises wages over three years.
Leaders with the United Food and...