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Police, at wage-pact impasse, say 'time to ... protest' SPRINGFIELD, MO – Springfield police and the city haven't been able to agree on wages after 16 months of negotiations over what would be the first union contract for the police force.
City settles police contract, set to hire more officers MACOMB, MI – Following the approval of a collective bargaining agreement, Sterling Heights has begun to actively recruit applicants to fill vacant positions that will be created by the upcoming retirements of several longtime police officers.
Police union, city hope to resume collective bargaining negotiations SAN ANTONIO, TX – San Antonio police union officials said Wednesday they hope to return to the collective bargaining table by the end of the month if the city backs down from its proposal to change uniformed health care benefits.
Opponents say Phoenix pension reform ends death benefits for police, fire PHOENIX, AZ – Opponents of a ballot initiative to end Phoenix's employee pension system are seizing on concerns it could curb benefits for disabled city workers and the survivors of dead police officers and firefighters.
San Jose Police Plan "Officer Retention" Program SAN JOSE, CA – The City of San Jose will soon be considering a controversial program aimed at boosting its understaffed police department. The goal: to entice officers to stay on the force, after retirement.
Opinion: Unions have grown the middle class That New Deal legislation ensured workers could join a union and have it serve as their negotiating agent when dealing with management. No economic reform has done more to grow the middle class than the establishment of that right.
West Chester police will receive lump sum payments WEST CHESTER, OH – Collective bargaining agreements reached via a conciliator have ended more than a year of trying to negotiate a deal.
Santa Rosa City Council to review labor deal with police SANTA ROSA, CA – Santa Rosa police officers and managers will receive raises totaling 9.5 percent over the next three years under a new labor deal headed to the City Council on Tuesday.
Greensburg council OKs record police pension costs GREENSBURG, PA – Greensburg council on Monday signed off on police pension costs of more than $1.2 million, the highest in the city's history.
Cops get a new contract but they still won't vote for Rahm CHICAGO, IL – With news that Mayor Emanuel has given police a new contract, I had to ask some cops I know: Are you going to vote for Rahm?