- Eurovision song contest heads to US airwaves Updated: May-03-16 10:50 am
GENEVA - The Eurovision song contest, where stars like Julio Iglesias and Celine Dion first gained international fame, is getting a spot on U.S. airwaves for the first time.
- Memos from Egypt's Interior Ministry leaked to journalists Updated: May-03-16 9:28 am
CAIRO - Memos containing internal instructions from Egypt's Interior Ministry were leaked to the media on Tuesday, outlining strategies on how to deflect public outrage over arrests it made inside the journalists' union, handle the media in general, and deal with the case of an Italian student found tortured to death.
- Janitors march in downtown Los Angeles Updated: Apr-29-16 6:27 pm
LOS ANGELES - Several thousand janitors and supporters have rallied in downtown Los Angeles to demand higher wages as they ready for a possible strike.
- U of Illinois union to start 5-day strike Thursday morning Updated: Apr-28-16 8:17 am
URBANA, Illinois - A faculty union at the University of Illinois' Champaign-Urbana campus plans a five-day strike after contract talks with the school Wednesday ended without a settlement.
- Court decision on Brady's case affirms Goodell's power Updated: Apr-26-16 6:07 am
Reinstatement of Tom Brady's four-game "Deflategate" suspension affirmed NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's power - a major point of contention for the NFL players' union.
- Illinois governor, union go to labor board over new contract Updated: Apr-25-16 1:28 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Contract negotiations between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and a union representing Illinois state workers have reached the state labor board.
- Bus drivers, company reach agreement on 5-year contract Updated: Apr-22-16 10:21 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Chittenden County bus drivers and the Green Mountain Transit Board of Commissioners have reached a new collective bargaining agreement, with the new, five-year contract starting July 1.
- Bid to restart Colorado ski resort train service gets boost Updated: Apr-21-16 9:52 pm
DENVER - A campaign to revive train service from Denver to a ski resort is getting a boost via a $1.5 million state grant.
- March on Strip urges Trump to negotiate with hotel workers Updated: Apr-21-16 5:23 pm
LAS VEGAS - The Culinary Union is organizing a march down the Las Vegas Strip to urge Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to negotiate a contract with workers at his hotel.
- California bill to unionize freelancers withdrawn for year Updated: Apr-21-16 5:13 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - A longshot proposal to allow Uber drivers and all other independent contractors in California to unionize is being withdrawn.
- State workers celebrate contract win in Vermont Updated: Apr-21-16 4:30 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - State employees are claiming victory after the Vermont Labor Relations Board sided with their contract offer that calls for state workers to receive raises of 2 percent and 2.25 percent.
- The Latest: Illinois teachers call for graduated tax, budget Updated: Apr-20-16 9:48 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The Latest on school funding in Illinois and Chicago Public Schools' contract negotiations (all times local):
- MU graduate students vote to unionize Updated: Apr-20-16 11:27 am
COLUMBIA, Missouri - University of Missouri graduate student workers have overwhelmingly voted to unionize.
- Chicago union says clock has started toward teachers' strike Updated: Apr-17-16 1:34 am
CHICAGO - The Chicago Teachers Union said on Saturday the countdown toward a possible strike had begun after it rejected the recommendation of a neutral arbitrator that it accept a contract offer from the nation's third-largest school system.
- Sanders cheers strikers as 39K Verizon workers walk out Updated: Apr-13-16 7:50 pm
NEW YORK - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders cheered on striking Verizon workers Wednesday after 39,000 landline and cable employees walked off the job.
- Wisconsin promises to seek stay of right-to-work ruling Updated: Apr-11-16 6:50 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - State attorneys will seek an immediate stay of a ruling striking down Wisconsin's Republican-authored right-to-work law as soon as a judge signs off on a formal order solidifying the decision, Attorney General Brad Schimel promised Monday.
- Help wanted: Seasonal restaurants struggle with visa delays Updated: Apr-11-16 9:22 am
ORLEANS, Massachusetts - Putting in 15-hour days as cook and cleaner is not what Don Berig expected to be doing at this point in his life, but he and his wife, Marylou, are on the front lines at the Lobster Claw until the restaurant's seasonal workforce arrives.
- Ohio university, faculty union happy with tentative deal Updated: Apr-11-16 12:27 am
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio - An Ohio university and its faculty have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract that includes 3 percent pay raises each year for three years.
- Faculty union decides against strike this academic year Updated: Apr-09-16 4:29 pm
STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania - The union representing faculty and coaches at Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities says members have decided against a walkout before the academic year ends next month.