- Machinists give Boeing 777X proposal for Wash. Updated: Dec-11-13 9:52 pm
- Girl's mother praises boy's kissing suspension Updated: Dec-11-13 8:58 pm
- Legal counsel says she consulted about discipline Updated: Dec-11-13 8:47 pm
- Report recommends Alaska insurance pooling option Updated: Dec-11-13 8:06 pm
- BART, unions to meet again over contract provision Updated: Dec-11-13 7:43 pm
- DHS fires employee running racist website Updated: Dec-11-13 5:17 pm
- 17,000 Nevadans to lose jobless assistance Updated: Dec-11-13 5:05 pm
- Arab group cancels banquet amid planned protests Updated: Dec-11-13 10:35 am
- RI ethics panel OKs work by Cranston schools chief Updated: Dec-11-13 7:14 am
- Wyo. jobless insurance tax rate goes down Updated: Dec-11-13 6:20 am
- LA County social workers suspend 6-day strike Updated: Dec-10-13 9:52 pm
- Wisconsin Democrats push minimum wage hike Updated: Dec-10-13 6:08 pm
- Efforts underway to prevent hepatitis C outbreaks Updated: Dec-10-13 1:46 pm
- Colorado Editorial Roundup Updated: Dec-10-13 11:32 am
- Court won't rule on union-casino agreement Updated: Dec-10-13 10:55 am
- Vt. teacher unions offer separate proposals Updated: Dec-09-13 5:48 pm
- Rising riches: 1 in 5 in US reaches affluence Updated: Dec-09-13 5:47 pm
- Conn. withdraws Supreme Court appeal over layoffs Updated: Dec-09-13 5:05 pm
- Some major retailers to list shoppers' rights Updated: Dec-09-13 4:35 pm
- Sanford discusses immigration with reform group Updated: Dec-09-13 1:04 pm
- Teachers in Mount Olive go on strike Updated: Dec-09-13 12:51 pm
- Singapore leader calls for restraint after riot Updated: Dec-09-13 8:04 am
- 'Day of Action' planned by NY teachers, union Updated: Dec-09-13 3:05 am
- Pratt & Whitney machinists approve new contract Updated: Dec-08-13 3:25 pm
- Gay partner benefits growing at Fortune 500 firms Updated: Dec-08-13 3:22 pm
SEATTLE - On the second day of talks between Boeing Commercial Airplanes officials and Machinists union leaders, the union said Wednesday it presented a preliminary proposal for a contract that would mean much of the work on the company's new 777X jet would be done in the Puget Sound region.
CANON CITY, Colorado - The mother of a girl involved in the case of a 6-year-old Colorado boy suspended for giving a classmate unwanted kisses says the school did the right thing.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - A Department of Justice legal counsel testified Wednesday that she and a U.S. attorney consulted regularly about disciplinary problems involving a former prosecutor who is now alleging she was the victim of discrimination.
JUNEAU, Alaska - A new report commissioned by a Senate committee recommends a state-managed health insurance program for public school employees that it said could save up to $33.7 million.
OAKLAND, California - San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit and its two largest unions will be meeting again with a federal mediator over a key contract provision that has led to a lawsuit.
WASHINGTON - The Homeland Security Department has fired an employee who runs a website predicting and advocating a race war, about four months after he was put on paid administrative leave.
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Thousands of Nevadans will lose unemployment assistance days after Christmas under a budget deal worked out by congressional negotiators that omits continuation of federal jobless benefits implemented at the height of the recession.
DEARBORN, Michigan - The Michigan chapter of Arab-American civil rights group has cancelled its annual banquet amid planned protests and after the departure of several officials and employees.
CRANSTON, Rhode Island - The Rhode Island Ethics Commission says Cranston School Committee's chairwoman may participate in decisions that affect school bus drivers and mechanics, even though her father administers a benefits fund for the labor union representing the employees.
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Wyoming employers will see their state unemployment insurance tax rates go down next year.
LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles County social workers say they're suspending a six-day strike and returning to the bargaining table.
MADISON, Wisconsin - Democrats in the Wisconsin Legislature, including possible gubernatorial candidate Sen. Kathleen Vinehout, called on Republicans Tuesday to hold a public hearing on a bill to increase the minimum wage.
CONCORD, New Hampshire - David Kwiatkowski's six-month stint at the Baltimore Veterans Affairs medical center was about to end in 2008 when a doctor proposed extending the traveling technician's contract. Don't do it, one nurse warned.
A sampling of recent editorials from Colorado newspapers:
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court won't decide the legality of an agreement between a union and a Florida casino in which the business helped the union organize in return for help with a ballot initiative on gambling.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Two Vermont teacher unions Monday offered plans for the upcoming session of the state Legislature that included efforts to unionize early childhood educators and recruit highly qualified people into the teaching profession.
WASHINGTON - Fully 20 percent of U.S. adults become rich for parts of their lives, wielding extensive influence over America's economy and politics, according to new survey data.
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut has withdrawn an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court challenging a ruling that former Gov. John Rowland's administration violated the constitutional rights of 2,800 state employees it laid off in 2003, state Attorney General George Jepsen said Monday.
NEW YORK - Responding to allegations of racial profiling, a coalition of major retailers agreed Monday to create a customer bill of rights that will explicitly prohibit profiling and unreasonable searches.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, South Carolina - U.S. Rep Mark Sanford says he would support a stronger work visa program as a way to deal with the nation's immigration issues.
MOUNT OLIVE, Illinois - Teachers at the school district in Mount Olive have gone on strike.
SINGAPORE - Singapore's prime minister urged citizens not to react negatively toward migrant workers on Monday following the first rioting in 40 years in the wealthy state, which prides itself on being an island of calm in an often chaotic region.
BUFFALO, New York - Teachers across New York will wear blue and rally for more funding and less testing as part of a national "Day of Action" organized across numerous states.
WALLINGFORD, Connecticut - Machinist union members who work at jet-engine maker Pratt & Whitney narrowly approved a new three-year contract Sunday, signing off on a deal that includes 2.5 percent pay raises each year and a $2,000 ratification bonus.
SAN FRANCISCO - Corporate support for gay and transgender rights is reaching workers in new corners of the country and economy six months after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, according to a new report card from the nation's largest LGBT advocacy group.