| Dec 17, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Months after she suffered heat exhaustion and lost her job in an Amazon.com warehouse in Breinigsville, Rosemarie Fritchman sat in a small conference room pleading for unemployment benefits of about $160 a week.
Opposing her at the hearing before a...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:31 PM
In recent years, Prime Healthcare has built a reputation as a take-no-prisoners company willing to run roughshod over patients and employees alike in its quest for profits — $283 million on revenue of $1.6 billion in 2010, according to a financial...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 3:30 PM
>> 30 Years Ago — The worst March storm in the county’s recorded history drenched the entire Valley but saved its worst wrath for the northern portion of the Valley.
The county considered designating Bombay Beach a local disaster area but...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 8:42 AM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Palestinians demonstrated throughout the West Bank and East Jerusalem on Friday demanding the release of four prisoners on a hunger strike in Israeli jails.
Israeli officials say the Palestinian prisoners are militants accused...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 10:35 PM
A former union organizer with the Alaska State Employees Association was convicted of forgery Monday in Anchorage court.
32-year-old Skye McRoberts submitted hundreds of forged signatures in 2010 to the Alaska Labor Relations Agency in support of her...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I can hear 'em now. "He's a good guy"; "He's a family man"; "He'll govern like a moderate"; "It will be so good for the country"; "He's post-partisan."
That the election of a mixed-race candidate for president sent positive messages about America around...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Palm Beach County’s government watchdog has launched an inquiry into union concerns that contractors aren’t hiring enough local construction workers for the Solid Waste Authority’s $600 million incinerator project.
Dozens of union...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Thomas E. Perez, the former Maryland labor secretary nominated to lead the U.S. Department of Labor, faced pointed questions at his Senate confirmation hearing Thursday about whether politics influenced his decisions as the top civil rights attorney in...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 1:53 PM
A dispute between Brown County and a former deputy state's attorney remains unresolved.
Duane Sutton, Brown County Commission chairman, declined further comment after this morning's meeting. He said the matter is a personnel one and involved in...
| Jan 30, 2013
To borrow a football metaphor, a federal appeals court threw the flag last week against the president of the United States for unsportsmanlike conduct.
Specifically, a three-judge panel in the Washington, D.C., circuit ruled that President Barack Obama'...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Baltimore County labor leaders plan to fight legislation by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz that would change the way public workers appeal county decisions on their retirement benefits, saying the bill would stack the deck against employees.
| Jan 23, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Towson Rehabilitation Center LLC, a Towson physical, occupational and speech therapy provider, must restore more than $29,000 in interest to the company's 401(k) retirement plan, according to a consent judgment obtained in federal court by the U.S....