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Sheldon Adelson lost his first fight with a union. Will it have a domino effect?

Thursday, February 23, 2017 7:15 PM

Security guards at the Sands Bethlehem Casino defeated the Trump supporter, one of the country’s most high-profile and powerful opponents of labor unions The Sands Bethlehem Casino is in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, which twice voted for Barack ...

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WNY union voices concerns for ACA changes

Thursday, February 23, 2017 4:32 AM

LOCKPORT, N.Y. -- Wednesday night, the local 1199 SEIU union, representing healthcare workers, invited Congressman Chris Collins to their own version of a town hall meeting. They wanted to ask him what’s happening to healthcare. He declined, saying in a ...

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Did Turkey order spying in German classrooms?

Thursday, February 23, 2017 4:17 AM

The Education and Science Labor Union (GEW), which represents educators, said on Thursday that it had received reports from some members that Turkish consulates in Germany’s most populous state instructed Turkish teachers and parents to spy on other ...

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Union Gap receives grant to replace about 100 streetlights

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 10:51 PM

Union Gap has officially joined the ranks of cities installing LED bulbs in all of their streetlights. The project is made possible by a $46,225 grant from the state Transportation Improvement Board and an estimated $4,800 rebate from Pacific Power, says ...

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RYAN VISIT, UPDATED 11:35 A.M.: House Speaker Paul Ryan begins aerial tour

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 2:55 AM

Vitiello visited with local union agents in Harlingen Wednesday morning. Ryan was also joined by U.S. Rep. John Carter on his aerial tour. Carter currently sits on three Appropriations subcommittees: The Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee; Defense ...

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