Striking workers at Red Cross won a tentative agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement.
The granny in "Grannygate" is Marlene Quinn, a 78-year-old Cincinnati woman whose grandson and great granddaughter were saved by firefighters in a house fire a year ago.
It was six in the morning of Oct. 26 and two busloads of motivated Chicago teachers and friends were on their way to Springfield to rally and lobby to protect their pensions.
Public employee pension plans are actually far more cost effective than defined contribution, the 401k-style plans fashionable in the private sector.
A few hundred union members and community residents gathered at Youngstown State University in a kickoff rally to gather support for the statewide campaign to defeat Issue Number 2 on the Ohio ballot.
Sometimes the mainstream media just doesn't get it.
Connecticut state workers are now voting for the second time on a tentative agreement reached by their unions and Gov. Malloy to "save jobs, protect benefits and preserve services."
A video produced by the Labor Education Service outlines the many public services being affected by the state government shutdown.
Minnesota's sluggish economy, struggling to recover from the recession, will be rocked by the layoffs of 23,000 state employees and thousands of others.
Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold led 1,000 firefighters, nurses, farmers and a motorcade of taxi cabs and an antique fire engine, in a demonstration that encircled Capitol Square.