New York City Hall (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Renowned New York Labor Leader Victor Gotbaum Dies

Victor Gotbaum, an influential New York labor leader who both fought City Hall and helped it survive its 1970s fiscal crisis, has died, his son said Monday.


Red Cross workers (credit: CBS 2)

Connecticut Red Cross Workers Authorize Strike

Larry Dorman, a spokesman for the AFSCME Local 3145, would not release the vote totals but said a “clear margin” was in favor of authorizing a strike. He said Red Cross workers in other states also will be taking strike authorization votes this week.