Labor's image problem and the Teamsters strike
2 walk picket lines, but not in lock step
Current economy fractures an image of labor harmony UPS: Management and union members are swearing to outfight and outlast each other in the carrier's first nationwide strike.
Local firms try to keep business on the move Some companies turn to other couriers
Washington Co. officials swiftly give union the boot Ending of 25-year relationship sends tremors to Annapolis
Giant, dairy unit still talking Vote on a contract expected tomorrow; Food industry
Police complain directly to public Billboards, radio used to criticize chiefs, politicians
Thompson fights to keep star role Politics: A man who portrayed politicians in the movies, then became one, is expected to step into the spotlight to argue for his Senate commit- tee's hearings into 1996 fund raising.
Milking the consumer Dairy price controls: Farmers, Teamsters push to raise customer costs at grocery store.
Teamsters set back in battle with FOP State official rejects objection to election
Giant's labor image is pushed Competition raises stake in contract talks
Teamsters OK pact with Giant Drivers' 247-25 vote ends longest strike in grocery's history; 'Real, lifetime job security'; Contract will save company $400,000, says top negotiator
Police to vote on union choice Teamsters get boost from decision by state labor official
Joseph Zappacosta, 78, 'Homicide' driver
Teamsters gain in quest to represent police, deputies County delays talks with FOP on contract
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Giant replaces some workers Teamsters accuse company of 'trying to break the strike'
Giant, union seem poised for long fight Neither side has discussed restarting talks; Strike is 4 weeks old; Use of non-Teamster workers is issue causing deadlock; Food retailing
Bakers at Giant return to jobs Workers cross picket lines, to vote later on drivers' walkout
Police union members vote to have election mediator FOP also dismisses charges against 5 officers
Giant and strikers sit down and talk But they are unable to find compromise on the central issue
FOP battles Teamsters over representation
FOP fights back against Teamsters Ouster of 5 officers sought for support of rival union; Dissidents may sue; Groups in conflict over representation of county police
Teamsters fail to widen Giant strike Local 639 attempts to block Reading food distribution center; Picketing plan backfires; Other union members angered; suppliers keep shelves stocked
Teamsters hoping Giant strike spreads Cashiers and clerks may soon be deciding whether to go out
500 Teamsters picket Giant on Day 7 of strike Union seeks public support; store says business is up
Truckers, Giant are still at odds Rival stores appeal to customers as strike reaches 6th day
Groups sue to block unions Business leaders say collective bargaining will hurt Maryland; Suit called misguided; Suit seeks to void executive order affecting state workers
Giant, drivers clash over future union membership Outsourcing deliveries is at heart of strike, not salaries, benefits
Strike poised to strain Giant Mediators fail to end walkout; operations expected to close
Giant's truck drivers declare strike as contract expires Company says stores are well-stocked for next several weeks; Labor relations
Businesses challenge Glendening Lawsuit planned to block governor on collective bargaining; State workers organizing; Opponents contend order sends wrong message on unions
Union election stuck in limbo Police want Teamsters as new bargaining unit
B&D; moving jobs to Mexico 200 slots in Calif. cut earlier this year
State workers picking unions Business groups expected to sue to block agreements
Contract tastes bitterly of reality Accepting concessions, ILA members can only hope for better times
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Unhappy police to seek vote on unions Election could bring vTC ouster of FOP, Teamsters link
Crawford tries to tag Bartlett as 'extremist' Many in Western Md. like incumbent's conservative views; CAMPAIGN 1996
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One union files for state workers So far, only AFSCME submits petitions to Md. government
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State workers unions face a big test Groups are competing for votes, certification under new regulations
Coalition to act for prison workers Teamsters, AFSCME join as representatives in state negotiations
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Long arm of the Teamsters Union: Organizers for the Teamsters are wooing Maryland state troopers and police officers in Anne Arundel and Washington counties.
Area activist attempts to unionize association No need for one, member of Columbia Council says
Teamster chief retains control of convention Carey wins a skirmish in battle with rival Hoffa
End of a deal on jobs Government work no longer promises secuity in Md.
State benefits from collective bargainingBarry Rascovar was...