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Labor Day: The US Versus (Most Of) The World

Monday, August 31, 2015 1:37 PM

The answer to that is from a few very different things. In 1882, a labor union called the Noble and Holy Order of the Knights of Labor held a celebration they called Labor Day. They continued to celebrate it every year on September 5, and also petitioned ...

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97 percent of DC police issue no-confidence vote in Chief Cathy Lanier

Monday, August 31, 2015 5:31 AM

pic.twitter.com/9SSSJA5deq -- DC Police Union (@DCPoliceUnion) August 31, 2015 Only 28 members of the Fraternal Order of Police labor union expressed confidence in the chief and her policies, the FOP executive committee wrote in a statement about the vote.

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Grower-Shipper Foundation continues its good work

Sunday, August 30, 2015 11:30 AM

Class Fellows are, by design, as diverse as our community: elected officials, labor union representatives, educators, regulators, environmentalists, community activists, bankers, doctors, lawyers, accountants -- well, you get the idea! We tackle all the ...

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Deputies: Prominent minister shot, killed while cleaning pistol

Sunday, August 30, 2015 1:05 AM

Prominent Charlotte minister Phillip Davis was found dead of an apparently accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound inside his Union County home Saturday, officials said. According to the Union County Sheriff’s Office, Davis’ wife Cynthia called 911 around ...

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Should SEALDs student activists worry about not getting hired?

Saturday, August 29, 2015 10:26 PM

Summer 2015 -- 70 years since Japan’s defeat in World War II. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his ruling coalition have rammed two security bills through the Lower House that overturn decades of interpretation of the Constitution by enabling Japan to ...

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