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One-day strike expected at Deaconess and Valley

Union employees are set to strike Deaconess Medical Center and Valley Hospital and Medical Center today in a one-day action as contract negotiations lag. Negotiations were still in progress with …


Workers at Deaconess, Valley hospitals vote to strike

Union workers at Deaconess Medical Center and Valley Hospital and Medical Center have voted to authorize a one-day strike against the facilities because of alleged unfair labor practices.


Wages Of Prosperity

Striking workers at the UPS center in the Spokane Valley get motorists’ attention. Photo by Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review


Ups Dispute Unites Full-Time, Part-Time Employees

They’re in the same boat for different reasons. Anchored together by the Teamsters Union, the full-time and part-time United Parcel Service employees are striking for themselves and each other. The …


Part-Time Work A National Trend Corporations Benefiting From Cutting Benefits

For five years, Delroy Lewin has worked part time for United Parcel Service in Lauderhill, Fla., and every year he asks for a full-time job. Lewin, 33, is paid less …


Strike Kindles Tensions Ups Deliveries Plunge On Second Day Of Conflict

Somerville, Mass., police struggle to hold back striking UPS workers outside a UPS transfer station Tuesday morning. Photo by Associated Press


Deputies Resume Picketing

Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies picketed the courthouse Monday during the second day of protest against what they say are low wages. By late Monday afternoon, county commissioners hadn’t budged on …


Bottom Of The Ninth?

Baseball’s labor negotiations reached another crisis point as representatives of the team owners said talks with the striking major league players were on the verge of breaking down yet again. …


Striking Tire Workers In Iowa Burn Japanese Flag In Protest

About 400 striking tire workers marched on the Statehouse on Wednesday and burned a Japanese flag to protest the hiring of replacement workers. The marchers braved frigid temperatures and cheered …