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American Airlines flight attendants arrive for work. (credit: cott Olson/Getty Images)

Flight Attendants Reach Tentative Deal With American Airlines

A flight attendants’ union says it has a tentative contract covering crews at American Airlines and US Airways.

09/19/2014

Dallas Police Department

Dallas Police Association Offers 10-Point Reform Plan For DPD

A new survey finds many of the officers at the Dallas Police Department, who residents and business owners rely on, have a low morale. The head of the city’s largest police union says 80% of their members are unhappy on the job.

09/16/2014

A US Airways tail rest on the tarmac near two American Airlines planes. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

American Airlines Agents Approve Union

Customer-service agents at Fort Worth-based American Airlines voted overwhelmingly for union representation, reversing a narrow defeat for organized labor less than two years ago.

09/16/2014

Test tubes are prepared for testing for human growth hormone (HGH) at the Doping Control Laboratory (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Players’ Union Reps To Vote On HGH Testing For ’14

Player representatives to the union will vote Friday to implement HGH testing for the 2014 NFL season.

09/12/2014

NFL Contract Talks

AP Source: NFL Players Union Could Vote On Drug Policy Changes

The 32 player representatives to the union could vote Tuesday on changes to the NFL’s drug policy that potentially could implement HGH testing.

09/09/2014

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SCOTUS: Public Union Can’t Make Nonmembers Pay Fees

The Supreme Court says public sector unions can’t collect fees from home health care workers who object to being affiliated with a union.

06/30/2014

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NCAA Urges Schools To Discuss Pitfalls Of Unions

The NCAA has provided school leaders with a set of talking points about the potential for a college athletes’ union.

04/14/2014

Capitol Hill

College Athletes Take Labor Cause To Capitol Hill

Members of a group seeking to unionize college athletes are looking for allies on Capitol Hill as they brace for an appeal of a ruling that said full scholarship athletes at Northwestern University have the right to form a union.

04/02/2014

EVANSTON, IL - SEPTEMBER 21: General view of Ryan Field is seen before the Northwestern Wildcats play the Maine Black Bears during their college football game on September 21, 2013 in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

NLRB Says College Athletes Can Unionize

In a ruling that could revolutionize a college sports industry worth billions of dollars &amp a federal agency said football players at Northwestern University can create the nation’s first union of college athletes.

03/26/2014

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College Athletes Can Unionize, Federal Agency Says

In a ruling that could revolutionize college sports, a federal agency has given football players at Northwestern University the green light to unionize.

03/26/2014

Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter speaks at a press conference, announcing the creation of the new labor organization to represent college football and basketball players.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

College QB Testifies In Bid To Form Athlete Union

Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter is the first witness at a closely watched hearing to determine whether college athletes can form a union.

02/18/2014

A same-sex couple stands in line to receive their marriage license before getting married in San Francisco. (credit: Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

New Federal Government Policy Impacts Gay Couples

Attorney General Eric Holder’s announcement that the federal government is expanding its recognition of same sex couples received applause and cheers in some circles.

02/10/2014

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