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9th Circuit sides with union in fight with Las Vegas casino

Nov. 30, 2021 18:03 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a U.S. judge’s ruling in Nevada requiring Station Casinos’ Red Rock Casino to bargain with the culinary and bartenders unions. The ruling by a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is a victory...

Amazon workers in Alabama get a do-over in union election

Nov. 29, 2021 20:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board has ordered a new union election for Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama, based on objections to the first vote that took place in April. The move announced Monday is a blow to Amazon, which spent about a year...

Police: Teen shot and wounded at a west Phoenix high school

Nov. 29, 2021 19:15 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A teenager was shot and wounded at a high school in west Phoenix on Monday afternoon and police were searching for a suspect. They said the incident occurred at Cesar Chavez High School and the teen’s injuries were not considered life-threatening. ...

WVa hospital, striking union set to resume negotiations

Nov. 29, 2021 04:01 AM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Negotiations are set to resume for striking maintenance and service workers at a West Virginia hospital. Representatives for Cabell Huntington Hospital and more than 900 members of the the Service Employees International Union District 1999 are...

St. Paul police union sues city over vaccine mandate

Nov. 26, 2021 12:48 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The police union in St. Paul, Minnesota is suing the city in an effort to halt a mandate that requires city employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of the year. St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter announced the requirement for nearly 4,000...

Spanish metalworkers call off strike after pay rise deal

Nov. 25, 2021 10:51 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Trade unions representing metalworkers in the southern Spanish province of Cadiz called off a nine-day strike and workers began returning to their jobs Thursday after reaching a pay agreement with employers covering the next three years. Workers had...

Who's a hero? Some states, cities still debating hazard pay

Nov. 25, 2021 08:53 AM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — When the U.S. government allowed so-called hero pay for frontline workers as a possible use of pandemic relief money, it suggested occupations that could be eligible from farm workers and childcare staff to janitors and truck drivers. State and...

Union: Interior seeks to fire officers who shot motorist

Nov. 24, 2021 11:39 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. Park Police officers recently cleared of criminal charges in the fatal shooting of an unarmed motorist in northern Virginia have been informed that the Interior Department is seeking to fire them, union officials said Tuesday. Leaders of the...

MLB, union move tender deadline amid lockout uncertainty

Nov. 23, 2021 22:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball and the players' union have agreed to move the upcoming deadline for teams to offer contracts to certain players in order to keep them out of potential limbo in the event of a work stoppage next month. The tender deadline was moved...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Nov. 23, 2021 14:01 PM EST

Anderson Herald-Bulletin. Nov. 19, 2021. Editorial: Investing in teachers is investing in children Indiana should do more to make teacher pay raises a reality. Increased teacher salaries would be good for students, parents and communities. ...