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FILE -- The Metropolitan Opera House (Credit: Getty Images)

Metropolitan Opera Wants Federal Mediator To Settle Contract Dispute

The Metropolitan Opera wants to bring in a federal mediator to settle a contract dispute that’s threatening to lockout workers.

07/30/2014

Administrative officers at the Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center were defaced by vandals on Wednesday, June 25. (Credit: CBS 2)

Metropolitan Opera Threatens Lockout Of Union Workers

The Metropolitan Opera said Wednesday that it will lock out union workers if a contract deal is not reached.

07/23/2014

Administrative officers at the Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center were defaced by vandals on Wednesday, June 25. (Credit: CBS 2)

Vandals Damage Statues, Paintings At Metropolitan Opera House

Police on Wednesday were searching for the vandals who hit the Metropolitan Opera House, defacing several statues and paintings.

06/25/2014

Classroom (file/credit: clipart.com)

NYC, Teachers Union Announce Preliminary 9-Year Contract Deal

Teachers will receive back pay equivalent of nearly 8 percent of their salaries and a series of additional small raises through 2018, according to the nine-year contract.

05/01/2014

Port Elizabeth in Newark, New Jersey (Credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Dockworkers Protest Hiring Freeze At Ports Of Newark, Elizabeth

The Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor said the Longshoreman didn’t live up to a pledge to set aside jobs for veterans returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

03/25/2014

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Armageddon Closing In: NHL Cancels All Games Through Nov. 30

The news came a day after a league-imposed deadline passed for a deal with the players’ association that would allow for a full season.

10/26/2012

Commissioner Gary Bettman  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Wipes Out 82 Regular-Season Games Through October 24

An NHL lockout has forced the cancellation of regular-season hockey games for the second time in seven years. The league on Thursday wiped out 82 games through Oct. 24 — beginning with four on Oct. 11, which would have been opening night.

10/04/2012

Cell Phones (file / credit: clipart.com)

AT&T Workers Will Stay On The Job Without Contracts

About 40,000 AT&T landline workers are staying on the job this week without a contract, their union said Sunday.

04/08/2012

NFL Players Association (NFLPA) Executive Director DeMaurice Smith arrives for the first negotiating session involving a federal mediator, Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

NFL, Union Negotiate More Than 20 Hours Over 3 Days

Say this for the NFL and its players’ union: They are on speaking terms at the moment. “Conversation,” Jets fullback Tony Richardson said, “is good.”

WFAN–02/21/2011

National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell (L) and NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Union: NFL Owners Sense Urgency As Lockout Looms

Union executive committee member Brian Dawkins says he believes NFL owners and players have a sense of urgency to avoid a lockout because they don’t want to alienate fans. The veteran Denver Broncos safety said Tuesday “we understand who butters our bread.”

WFAN–12/28/2010