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June 25, 2018 2:06 PM Maryland Democrats Vie for Chance to Unseat Popular GOP Governor

Crowded Democratic primary looks to pit establishment politician against Sanders-like progressive The winner of Maryland’s Democratic gubernatorial primary Tuesday will face a daunting challenge in trying to deny a second term to Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, who has consistently ranked among the nation’s most popular governors. The crowded Democratic 42

June 1, 2018 11:02 AM Union Activity Ramps Up in Advance of Supreme Court Decision

Unions, conservative groups race to reach members before high court rules on case that could make it easy for public-sector workers to stop paying dues As organized labor braces for a Supreme Court ruling that could make it easy for public-sector workers to stop paying some dues, unions across the country are reaching out to hundreds of thousands of members 26

May 25, 2018 2:28 AM Brazil Reaches a Pact in Truck Strike, but Big Union Rejects It

Walkout over diesel-fuel prices disrupts weak economic recovery; Petrobras shares take a hit SÃO PAULO—Brazil’s government said Thursday evening it had reached an agreement with several truckers unions to suspend a four-day strike that has disrupted the economy and left many businesses without vital supplies, but one of the country’s biggest drivers 48

May 6, 2018 11:39 AM Air France says likely to run 85 pct of flights during May 7 strike

PARIS (Reuters) - Air France, facing deepening turmoil over a dispute with staff over pay, said on Sunday it expected to operate close to 85 percent of flights during strike disruptions on May 7. The carrier is in a stand-off with employees which on Friday prompted Air France-KLM CEO Jean-Marc Janaillac to step down, after staff rejected a pay rise proposal 51

April 15, 2018 12:04 AM Activist party backs Cynthia Nixon in NY governor's race

Activist party backs Cynthia Nixon in NY governor's race The progressive Working Families Party endorsed "Sex and the City" actress Cynthia Nixon against incumbent Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Saturday, potentially giving Nixon a ballot line in the general election even if Cuomo is the Democratic candidate. "I am honored to receive the endorsement 79

April 14, 2018 1:38 AM Cuomo says he won't seek Working Families Party ballot line

Cuomo says he won't seek Working Families Party ballot line New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) says he will not seek the ballot line of the progressive Working Families Party. Cuomo's announcement came Friday after two influential unions said they would withdraw from the party over its likely endorsement of Cuomo rival and "Sex and the City" actress 43

April 11, 2018 12:12 PM CtW Recommends Equifax Shareholders Vote Against 3 Directors

Unions’ adviser says the company wasn’t prepared to fend off a massive cyberattack last year An adviser to union pension funds that are invested in Equifax Inc . EFX -0.42% is calling on the credit-reporting company’s shareholders to vote against re-election of three board members, including the chairman, saying the company wasn’t prepared to fend off a massive 62

April 11, 2018 7:53 AM Air France cancels flights as strike over pay continues

PARIS – About 30 percent of Air France flights scheduled on Wednesday are expected to be canceled as crews and ground staff start a seventh day of strike. Workers unions are asking for a pay rise of six percent across the board. Their wages have been frozen since 2011. According to unions, the strikes have already cost Air France 200 million euros ($247 million) 70

April 3, 2018 7:27 PM What to do when your boss forces you to read propaganda on air

Uproar over Sinclair's media-bashing promos Steven Greenhouse was a reporter at The New York Times for 31 years and was its labor and workplace correspondent for 19 years. He is writing a book about the past, present and future of labor unions and worker advocacy in America. He is author of "The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker" (Knopf 53

March 26, 2018 3:41 PM Romania considers legislation to allow same-sex partnership

BUCHAREST, Romania – A top Romanian politician says the country's ruling party is considering legalizing civil partnerships between same-sex couples. Liviu Dragnea, leader of the ruling Social Democratic Party, said Monday the country shouldn't "fail to examine the situation of a minority in Romania," adding "we can't pretend we don't see it or it doesn't 67