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The pension deal cut by Senate President John Cullerton and state employee unions moved a step closer Wednesday to a collision course with a proposal backed by House Speaker Michael Madigan. Cullerton's Democratic majority delivered a 10-5, party-line...
Thirty-one workers were killed in South Dakota in 2011, giving the state a worker fatality rate of 6.7 per 100,000 workers, according to an AFL-CIO report. That is one of the highest rates in the nation, according to the report. North Dakota, Wyoming,...
Tags: Employees, Career and Workplace
HARRISBURG — A dozen years ago, state Rep. Chris Ross voted to give himself and 252 other lawmakers 50 percent pension hikes, while state workers and teachers got 25 percent increases. On Tuesday, Ross said the 2001 pension vote was bad. That vote,...
The Lehigh Valley just lost a superhero in Zachi Telesha. At the young age of 12 years and 6 months, Zachi left us for a better place. Having battled cancer for more than seven years, Zachi never lost his zest for life. Throughout the horrific battles...
Tags: St. Patrick's Day, Allentown
— Senate President John Cullerton says one good reason to support his pension reform plan is that the unions won't sue because they're in on the deal, but already a group of retired teachers is prepared to go to court if the proposal becomes law....
A new report from the AFL-CIO shows that Connecticut had the fourth lowest worker fatality rate in the U.S. in 2011, with just 2.2 deaths per every 100,000 workers. The national workplace death rate was 3.5 per 100,000. Connecticut had 37 workers die in...
Monday, May 6, 2013 PREP LACROSSE North Hagerstown’s girls lacrosse team earned the No. 2 seed in Maryland Class 3A/2A West as the MPSSAA announced the boys and girls lacrosse playoff draws on Monday. In each region, the top four teams were...
Tags: Charlotte Bobcats, Baseball, Travel, AAA, High School Sports
Friday, May 3, 2013 PREP BASEBALL MERCERSBURG, Pa. — Colin Gibbons-Fly had three hits and scored three runs to lead Mercersburg Academy past Saint James 10-4 for the Independent-Parochial School League championship on Friday. Trustin Riley had...
The Hartford CourantWhen Stag Arms president Mark Malkowski held a black rifle in his office last week and showed the sawed-off pistol grip, it seemed as much a protest against the state's new gun ban as an effort to redesign a military-style firearm that's legal for sale in...
DETROIT (AP) — Hundreds of people have held May Day rallies in Detroit and Grand Rapids, calling for immigration law changes and other labor condition improvements on the international workers holiday. About 200 community, labor and immigration...
PHOENIX — Brenda Juarez has been in this country so long that she doesn’t remember what Mexican state she was born in. She hopes she and her mother will be allowed to stay. The two women joined about 300 people at Arizona’s state...
May 9, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
May 9, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
May 9, 2013 |Story| Daily Press
May 7, 2013 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
May 2, 2013 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
May 8, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
May 7, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
May 6, 2013 |Story| Herald Mail
May 3, 2013 |Story| Herald Mail
Apr 12, 2013 |Column| Hartford Courant
May 2, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
May 1, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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