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A school bus drives down a street in New York City (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Union Following School Bus Crash: ‘Non-Union Drivers Are Not Safe’

Striking school bus drivers were blaming non-union drivers Wednesday for a school bus crash in Bushwick, Brooklyn that left 14 people injured – including 11 children.

02/13/2013

Derek Fisher and Billy Hunter (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

NBA Union Leader Billy Hunter Placed On Indefinite Leave

Billy Hunter is being placed on an indefinite leave as executive director of the NBA players association, following a report that was critical of his leadership and urged players to consider his future with the organization.

02/01/2013

Scabby is shown in this file photo. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Is The Giant Inflatable Rat An Endangered Species?

The giant, inflatable rat familiar to New Yorkers at union protests is apparently on the way out, according to a report.

01/28/2013

Mayor Bloomberg (file/credit: Edward Reed via Flickr)

Bloomberg, UFT Say No Deal Reached Over Teacher Evaluation Plan

The lack of agreement between the city and the union representing 75,000 teachers puts the city school district at risk of losing $450 million in state aid and grants.

01/17/2013

New York City schools chancellor Dennis Walcott (file/credit: John Moore/Getty Images)/President of the United Federation of Teachers Michael Mulgrew (file/credit:Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Still No Deal On NYC Teacher Evaluation System Day Ahead Of State Deadline

If an evaluation plan is not submitted on time, the city could lose $450 million in state aid and grants.

01/16/2013

Nick Swisher (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)/Raul Ibanez (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Nick Swisher, Raul Ibanez No Longer Yankees As They Agree To New Contracts

A person familiar with the negotiations says Nick Swisher has agreed to a $56 million, four-year contract with the Cleveland Indians. Raul Ibanez and the Seattle Mariners have agreed to a $2.75 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Saturday night.

12/23/2012

Damage from Sandy on the Jersey Shore in Belmar (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Temporary Housing On The Way For NJ Residents Displaced By Sandy

The decision was announced late Friday night by Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., whose district includes some of the areas hardest-hit by the storm. Pallone says the process could get under way as early as Monday.

12/08/2012

The U.S.S. Curtiss burns at Pearl Harbor - Dec. 7, 1941 (credit: U.S. Navy)

Stories From Main Street: Pearl Harbor Survivor In Union Leaves Story For Generations To Come

The sights, the sounds, and smells of the attack on Pearl Harbor are forever seared into Union resident Tom Mahoney’s memory. Now he’s trying to make sure that those memories don’t die with him.

12/03/2012

People who support Walmart workers protest working conditions at the company by a Walmart Superstore on November 23, 2012 in Secaucus, New Jersey. (credit: STan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters Rally At Secaucus Walmart, Call For Better Pay, Work Conditions For Workers

It was a bumpy Black Friday for Walmart. Across the country, hundreds of Walmart workers walked off the job on the busiest shopping day of the year.

11/23/2012

Cars wait in line for fuel at a Gulf gas station on November 1, 2012 in Fort Lee, New Jersey. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials Working To Bring Gas To Tri-State As Residents Struggle To Find Fuel

Speaking at a news conference Friday morning, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged that there is a shortage of fuel, but said “there is no reason to panic.”

11/02/2012

Union workers at power company Con Edison picket outside company headquarters on July 2, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Contract Talks Between Con Ed, Union Resume In NYC

The negotiations broke down last weekend. On Thursday, the company put out a full-page ad blasting the union before the union fired back with a statement.

07/05/2012

5-year-old Kenley and 3-year-old Kendell Francois (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities Investigating Drowning Deaths Of Young Brothers In Union

The parents of two young brothers who drowned in a neighbor’s Union Township pool said their deaths were nothing more than a tragic accident.

06/29/2012

A bear was tranquilized by wildlife officials in Union on Tuesday, May, 8, 2012 and will be released back into the wild. (credit: CBS 2)

Bear Captured After Spending Night In Tree Near Town Hall In Union, N.J.

It took a day and a night of waiting and watching, but a bear scare in the Garden State finally came to an end Tuesday morning, thanks to a couple of well-aimed tranquilizer darts.

05/08/2012

Man trying to cross the road amidst traffic in Union, N.J. on April 27, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Tragic Death Prompts Safety Questions About Route 22 In Union, NJ

Thursday night a pedestrian was struck and killed along Route 22, near Harding Road in Scotch Plains.

04/27/2012

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

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