Collective bargaining

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Thousands Protest As Vote On NJ Public Worker Benefits Nears

Thousands of unionized public workers protested outside the Statehouse against legislation that would require a half-million government employees to make sharply higher health care and pension contributions.


Katonah-Lewisboro School District protest

Controversial Wisconsin Educator Set To Take Over As Superintendent In Katonah-Lewisboro

They’re normally non confrontational affairs — the hiring of a school superintendent. But that wasn’t the case on Tuesday night in an upscale Westchester County community


Comptroller Releases Report On Waste In NJ Clothing Allowance

A report from New Jersey’s comptroller finds the state spends more than $3 million in clothing allowances for white-collar workers who aren’t required to wear uniforms.


Jason Bay (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

MLB Becoming More Alert About Concussions

Thanks to continued research by neurologists and the increased scrutiny of the long-term effects that concussions can have on brain function, the injury has received greater attention among baseball players, coaches and executives


NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (C) and others arrives for an extra day of negotiations at the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service building March 4, 2011 in Washington, DC. Representatives from the National Football League (NFL) and National Football League Players' Association (NFLPA) continue to negotiate a collective bargaining agreement between players and owners during a 24 hour extension in negotiations. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

NFL, Union Resume Labor Talks; Deadline Friday

Negotiators for the NFL and the players’ union begin five days and nights — at least — of talks toward reaching a new collective bargaining agreement on Monday. Failure by the time Friday ends could mean the first pro football work stoppage since 1987.


N.J. Gov. Chris Christie

Gov. Christie Responds To Public Union Support Poll

According to a new CBS News-New York Times nationwide Poll, those Americans surveyed oppose weakening the unions’ collective bargaining rights.


Union Rally In Trenton on Feb. 25, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NJ Unions Rally At Statehouse For Wisconsin Public Workers

Wisconsin state workers protesting a move to severely curtail their collective bargaining rights have found allies in New Jersey.


NJ Governor Chris Christie (credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Christie Backs ‘Responsible’ Collective Bargaining

One day after proposing a new budget proposal that would require employees to pay more for their benefits, Christie said that he supports “responsible bargaining.”


NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith (R) speaks as players look on during the NFL Players Association press conference at the Super Bowl XLV media center. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

NFL, Union Agree To Mediation

The NFL and players’ union have agreed to mediation in their labor negotiations. The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service will oversee negotiations in Washington beginning Friday.


NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith (R) speaks as players look on during the NFL Players Association press conference at the Super Bowl XLV media center. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

NFL Files Charge Against Union With Labor Board

In Monday’s filing with the National Labor Relations Board, the league is asking that the union be ordered to bargain in good faith.


NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Pro Bowl: 3 Added To Roster, Goodell Stays In NY

Besides the Steelers and Packers, also missing this Pro Bowl week is NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The NFL said the commissioner is staying in New York so he can concentrate on collective bargaining issues.


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NFL’s Goodell, NFLPA Leader Smith Meet In NY

A Union spokesman said Wednesday’s session between Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith is “an effort to advance the bargaining,” rather than a formal negotiating session toward a new labor contract.


NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Frustrated Goodell: NFL ‘Prepared’ For Lockout

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wants to see immediate progress in labor talks. “It’s time to get to the table and negotiate,” he said Tuesday after an owners meeting Tuesday.


Billy Hunter, President of the NBA Players Association and NBA commissioner David Stern. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Union’s Hunter ’99 Percent Sure’ NBA Lockout Looms

NBA players’ association executive director Billy Hunter said Monday he is “99 percent sure” there will be a player strike next summer.


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NBA, Union Hold Another Round Of CBA Talks

NBA spokesman Mike Bass says Thursday’s session included “frank and direct dialogue” of some key issues and the sides agreed to meet again in December.