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Company accuses labor union of forging signatures for political gain

WAUWATOSA, Wis. -- A home health-care company contracted with the Milwaukee County Department of Family Care is accusing a local labor union of forging workers' signatures to collect more money for political activity.

Union spat: slush fund spent $350k

Fund directed by national Labor vice president bankrolled interventions in other union elections.

TWU slush fund bankrolled intervention in other unions, royal commission hears

A slush fund directed by national Labor vice-president and Transport Workers Union head Tony Sheldon spent more than $300,000 in just two years to bankroll interventions in three unions, the royal commission into union corruption has been told.

ALP vice president Tony Sheldon's slush fund spent more than $300,000 on union dogfights

A slush fund directed by national Labor vice president and Transport Workers Union head Tony Sheldon spent nearly $350,000 in just two years to bankroll interventions in the elections of other unions and to unseat the secretary of his own Queensland branch.

Governor snubbed by another labor union

Another labor union has snubbed New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The New York State AFL-CIO on Monday announced the candidates it is endorsing in the fall elections. Notably missing from the list was Cuomo, a Democrat who was endorsed by the powerful union in 2010. Last week, the state's second-largest public-sector union endorsed Cuomo's primary challenger, Fordham University law professor Zephyr ...

Detroit police union reach tentative agreement on labor contract

The Detroit Police Officers Association Wednesday reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract with the city, union president Mark Diaz said.

Hostess Twinkie plant in Schiller Park closes after 84 years

Union officials say they were notified of the closure on the same day they were set to start negotiating a new labor contract. Union officials say they were notified of the closure on the same day they were set to start negotiating a new labor contract.

Dubuque's unions name grand marshal for annual Labor Day parade

Dubuque's annual Labor Day parade celebrates the Key City's labor union-rich history and present.

Labor organizing underway at Boeing, MUSC despite anti-union climate in S.C.

After finishing a day's work at the Boeing assembly plant in North Charleston, aircraft mechanic Farrington James stops by the new machinists' union hall, a spartan storefront office in a strip mall on Dorchester Road.

Across Asia's borders, labor activists team up to press wage claims

By Eveline Danubrata and Prak Chan Thul JAKARTA/PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Labor leaders behind the biggest strikes in Cambodia's $5 billion garment industry knew last year they had a strong case for higher wages: they had already compared notes with activists in neighboring countries. Negotiations over pay and working conditions have typically remained within national borders, but activists are now ...

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