Unions

Business
6:25 am
Mon March 23, 2015

Honeywell, USW 7-669 Reach Tentative Agreement

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With help from federal mediators, Honeywell Metropolis and the United Steelworkers Local 7-669 have reached a tentative settlement that could end a work stoppage that began last August.

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Government
3:35 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

Local Right-to-Work Laws Grow; Kentucky AFL-CIO Prepares for Litigation

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After Republicans failed to take control of the Kentucky House of Representatives in November’s election, five counties have now passed local right-to-work ordinances in the face of grim prospects in Frankfort. But Attorney General Jack Conway says the ordinances don’t have legal standing and the Kentucky AFL-CIO president says litigation is coming.

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Politics
8:28 am
Mon January 7, 2013

Tennessee Teachers' Union Against Carrying Guns

The head of Tennessee’s largest teachers' union said she expects her board to take an official position against proposals that would allow teachers to carry guns. 

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Business
4:32 pm
Fri November 16, 2012

Hostess bankruptcy will close Mayfield depot

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The closing of the major baked goods provider Hostess is leaving employees in our region out of work. The Irving, Texas based company and maker of twinkies and wonder bread is closing plants, laying off more than 18,000 workers and putting its brands up for sale.

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