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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

The aftermath of a fiery tanker crash in Elizabeth (Credit: CBS 2)

1 Person Killed In Fiery Crash On Routes 1 And 9 In Elizabeth

Officials say Routes 1 and 9 in Elizabeth will remain closed for most of the day after a tanker truck burst into flames when it collided with a car early this morning, killing the driver.

01/24/2012

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L.I. Bus Union Reaches Tentative Deal

Transport Workers Union Local 252 said it had reached an agreement Friday with Veolia Transportation, which will begin operating what will be known as the Nassau Inter-County Express Jan. 1.

12/30/2011

Tom Mahoney - Union, NJ - Nov 30, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Union’s Tom Mahoney Among NJ’s Last Pearl Harbor Survivors

Seventy years after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Tom Mahoney’s memory is keen of the day he said “changed the world.”

12/05/2011

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Casino Workers Union, Trump Entertainment Resorts, Reach Tentative Deal

Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union agreed Thursday to a three-year pact with Trump Entertainment Resorts. The company owns the Taj Mahal Casino Resort and Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino.

11/17/2011

Frustrated residents in Connecticut are still without power days after the October snowstorm. (credit: CBS 2)

CT Gov. Malloy Contracts Firm To Investigate Utility Storm Response

Gov. Dannel Malloy said Witt Associates will complete a review of CL&P and United Illuminating’s storm preparation and response by Dec. 1.

11/04/2011

Screengrab Of Viki Knox's FB Page (credit: Facebook)

Union H.S. Students Debate Teacher’s Anti-Gay Facebook Posts

The school district is investigating English teacher Viki Knox because along with the comment, she posted a picture of a display at the school celebrating gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender history month.

10/14/2011

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N.J. Teacher Under Fire For Alleged Anti-Gay Comments On Facebook

The Union Township School District is investigating claims that a public school teacher posted comments on her Facebook page disparaging homosexuality.

10/13/2011

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‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protest Spreads To Jersey City, Trenton

You don’t have to live in New York to be fed up with Wall Street. Now, the movement has found its way across the Hudson River.

10/06/2011

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Report: Central Park’s Boathouse Making Concessions To Striking Workers

Union head Peter Ward said Tuesday that the New York Hotel Trades Council would not end its walkout without a full union contract.

09/14/2011

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Indulge Your Inner Know-It-All: Labor Day Edition

Labor Day facts to make you the Resident Smarty Pants at your weekend BBQ

08/22/2011

Kean University - Union, NJ (file / credit: Kean University)

Two New Jersey Colleges Warned By Accreditation Board

Essex County College and Kean University have been warned by the regional organization which grants accreditation for not having quality systems to track if school and student goals are being met.

07/06/2011

FILE - Shopping carts sit inside a Target store (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Long Island Target Store May Be The First To Unionize

It could be a historic vote at the Valley Stream Target. If the 260 workers approve a vote to unionize the store. Voting ends at about 11:30 p.m. with results expected to be announced by 1a.m. Saturday.

06/17/2011

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Macy’s Workers, Union Reach Tentative Agreement

Macy’s and the union representing workers at its flagship Manhattan store and three other New York locations have reached a tentative contract agreement following all-night negotiations.

06/16/2011

Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. (credit: AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Tropicana Casino Reaches Contracts With 3 Unions

The New Jersey AFL-CIO announced Saturday that unions representing painters and carpenters had reached an agreement with the Tropicana Casino and Resort.

06/11/2011

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