• Ruling to allow college athletes to unionize is thrown out

    By MICHAEL TARM Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board on Monday threw out a historic ruling that gave Northwestern University football players the go-ahead to form the nation’s first college athletes’…

  • Md. Senate rivals to attend labor awards ceremony

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two rivals for an open Senate seat in Maryland are taking some time to schmooze with union leaders. Democratic Reps. Chris Van Hollen and Donna Edwards are scheduled to attend an awards…

  • 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.