Contract Dispute

Riders get ready to board a Long Island Rail Road train in Bethpage, N.Y. (file/credit: Getty Images)

MTA Rejects LIRR Contract Proposal, Possible Summertime Strike Looming

LIRR union workers have been without a contract for three and a half years. That contract draught will continue because the MTA has rejected a White House mediator’s proposal to end the dispute.


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Dottino: An Update On Osi Umenyiora; Giants, Agent Trade Proposals

There’s clearly been a bit of a thawing in the icy contract dispute between the Giants and Osi Umenyiora. Is it enough to get him back on the field?


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Source: Union, MLB To Meet On Mets’ K-Rod

Lawyers from Major League Baseball and the players’ association will meet Thursday to discuss the grievance filed after the New York Mets withheld salary from injured closer Francisco Rodriguez.