KUWAIT CITY — Oil workers in Kuwait went on strike Sunday to protest proposed government cutbacks as the OPEC nation grapples with a prolonged slump in crude prices.
Date: 04/17/2016 | Nation & World
WASHINGTON — In a setback to business, the Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a $5.8 million judgment against Tyson Foods Inc. in a pay dispute with more than 3,000 workers at a pork-processing plant in Iowa.
Date: 03/22/2016 | Business Wire
EVERETT — An unfair labor practice complaint has been brought against the union of firefighters who work at Snohomish County's largest fire district.Fire District 1 commissioners allege members of the
Date: 03/10/2016 | Local News
EVERETT — This has always been a labor town.
Date: 01/17/2016 | Local News
Miranda Thorp is a caregiver for her daughter who, because of her disability, qualifies for state assistance through Medicaid. As her caregiver, the state pays Miranda to help reimburse her for the cost of caring for her daughter.There are currently about 35,000 state-paid...
Date: 01/16/2016 | Commentary
LAKE STEVENS — The Lake Stevens police commander has filed a lawsuit against the city, saying he is being wrongfully fired in violation of employment laws.Dennis Taylor, 53, is accusing city leaders of trying to ruin his reputation as retaliation for how he managed...
Date: 11/20/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — Members of Snohomish County’s largest public employee union filled two baskets with dog treats Thursday and delivered them to Snohomish County Council chambers.
Date: 10/30/2015 | Local News
EVERETT — A state commission has found that an unfair labor practices complaint can move forward against Snohomish County Prosecutor Mark Roe.
Date: 09/04/2015 | Local News
SAN DIEGO — "First off," Scott Walker proclaimed, "we took on the unions, and we won. We won!"Taking on the unions is usually first off for Walker, the Wisconsin governor and Republican presidential candidate. It is the very rationale for his...
Date: 07/27/2015 | Opinion Columnists
A recent letter to the Herald chastises teachers for the one-day walk-outs that occurred around our state. The big complaint was that it inconvenienced parents, who are stressed finding childcare, while teachers are striking for more money (cost of living increases). But these strikes...
Date: 06/20/2015 | Commentary
LOS ANGELES — The labor dispute that hobbled international trade through West Coast seaports earlier this year officially ended Friday when the union representing dockworkers announced its members had ratified a five-year contract.
Date: 05/22/2015 | Business Wire
Editorial: Enough with the statements on education funding
Date: 05/21/2015 | Editorials