Tessa Majors was looking to buy weed before her murder, police union president claims
Barnard College freshman Tessa Majors was allegedly in Morningside Park to buy marijuana when she was fatally stabbed by a group of teenage robbers, the head of the NYPD sergeants’ union claimed Su…
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Why the former union president at BIW is stepping in to ‘help’
The executive board of the largest labor union at Bath Iron Works has asked the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers union for help to assure it is running correctly.
Fire union president boasts of power in secret recordings
Steele talks about plans to take a "pound of flesh" from council members who opposed the fire union and to make mayor "cry uncle."
Why the FBI’s Investigation Into the President Was Unavoidable
Although I find the president’s behavior shocking, I am not shocked, or at least not surprised, at the FBI’s investigative response.
How a black, firefighting union president plans to take on Scott Walker
Mahlon Mitchell tells Vox that "Wisconsin is ready for a black governor."
Farmers Union president says meat must come from animals
CONDE, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota Farmers Union has come out in opposition to labeling cell cultured protein or lab grown meat as meat. President Doug Sombke says his group’s members have been asked by the
Farmers Union President says broadband critical for farmers, ranchers
CONDE, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Senator John Thune will be hosting a Senate subcommittee field hearing in Sioux Falls Thursday on rural broadband access. South Dakota Farmers Union President Doug Sombke says rural areas having good access to broadband is critical not only for small businesses but for farmers and ranchers and he encourages... Read more »
Labor union president says LSD’s crack should be an alarm to lawmakers
CHICAGO — A portion of Lake Shore Drive will remain closed after crews declared a "structural emergency" on a bridge Monday. A year and a half ago, IDOT inspectors ranked the section of Lake Shore Drive to be in “fair to satisfactory condition” with only minor deterioration and cracks. Construction workers who know the state’s bridges and roads well said they have been telling the governor’s office for years that a bridge collapse in Illinois was only a matter of time.
Why Are Police Unions Blocking Reform?
Their defense of officers’ working conditions is a barrier to investigating misconduct claims and getting rid of those who break the rules.
How Police Unions Contribute to the Police Violence Problem
Why San Antonio's Police Union Endorsed Ivy Taylor for Mayor
Two years ago, Mayor Ivy Taylor and San Antonio Police Officers Association President Mike Helle were in the midst of a drawn-out, contentious battle over...
Judge rules against Wichita teachers union president in defamation case
A judge in Florida has ruled against the President of United Teachers of Wichita in a defamation case.
Rochester Police union critical of city plan to centralize police services
Rochester, N. Y. (WHAM) - The Rochester Locust Club Police Union is criticizing a move to reorganize the Rochester Police Department by centralizing patrol investigations. In a letter addressed to Rochester City Council Tuesday, the union said the change is a "giant step backward" for the department's efforts toward community policing.
Police Unions Should Never Undermine Constitutional Policing
In 2017, the Seattle City Council adopted an ordinance establishing a number of progressive police reforms aimed at strengthening community trust in police and ensuring police accountability. Fast forward to today and these reforms are under fire by a familiar opponent: Police unions.The comprehensive reforms in Seattle took great strides toward creating a fair and just policing system and positioned Seattle as a nationwide leader for…
Police union leader calls Portland a 'cesspool.' What Portlanders have to say
The Portland police union president slammed the mayor's response to homelessness and called the city a cesspool.
Seattle Is About to Vote on a Way for Uber Drivers to Organize Like A Union
Uber drivers are technically independent contractors. Seattle is seeking to find a way to let them organize like a union anyway.
Chicago Police Union leader: State's Attorney Kim Foxx should resign
Chicago Police Union president Kevin Graham has called for Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx to resign,claiming she has displayed a trend not to pursue felony charges.
'Progessive Prosecution' Concerns Austin Police Union
District attorneys would decline to charge in some cases.
Arbitrator: Omaha fire union president should get job back after incident with woman at bar
Steve LeClair was terminated after the city said the Human Resources Department did a thorough investigation into LeClair's conduct involving an incident at Tiger Tom's Pub