Collective bargaining

Thousands Protest As Vote On NJ Public Worker Benefits NearsThousands 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.
Controversial Wisconsin Educator Set To Take Over As Superintendent In Katonah-LewisboroThey'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 AllowanceA 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.
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, Union Resume Labor Talks; Deadline FridayNegotiators 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.
Gov. Christie Responds To Public Union Support PollAccording to a new CBS News-New York Times nationwide Poll, those Americans surveyed oppose weakening the unions' collective bargaining rights.
NJ Unions Rally At Statehouse For Wisconsin Public WorkersWisconsin state workers protesting a move to severely curtail their collective bargaining rights have found allies in New Jersey.
Gov. Christie Backs 'Responsible' Collective BargainingOne day after proposing a new budget proposal that would require employees to pay more for their benefits, Christie said that he supports "responsible bargaining."
NFL, Union Agree To MediationThe 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.
NFL Files Charge Against Union With Labor BoardIn Monday's filing with the National Labor Relations Board, the league is asking that the union be ordered to bargain in good faith.
Pro Bowl: 3 Added To Roster, Goodell Stays In NYBesides 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.
NFL's Goodell, NFLPA Leader Smith Meet In NYA 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.
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