• Navy Yard police union: Staffing cuts slowed response

    The union representing civilian police officers at the Washington Navy Yard says the base was undermanned because of budget cuts related to the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission.

  • Radical Baltimore bookstore Red Emma’s plans expansion

    Red Emma\’s is a bookstore, coffeehouse and cafe in Baltimore
    collectively owned by 14 workers and operates on workplace democracy — the idea that
    workers can be their own bosses.

  • Va. bill seeks to cap toll, gov’t costs by limiting unions

    Virginia lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban the forced use of unions in the state, which some say would keep costs on public projects from soaring even higher and help a larger segment of the unemployed.