Labor unions

In this Friday, July 13, 2018 photo, Animo Westside Charter Middle School is seen during a summer session to introduce new students to the school they will attend in the fall, in the Playa Del Rey area of Los Angeles. Animo is one of many schools to benefit from donations by billionaires that are influencing state education policy by giving money to state-level charter support organizations to sustain, defend and expand the charter schools movement across the country. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
July 16, 2018 - 5:56 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Dollar for dollar, the beleaguered movement to bring charter schools to Washington state has had no bigger champion than billionaire Bill Gates. The Microsoft co-founder gave millions of dollars to see a charter school law approved despite multiple failed ballot referendums. And his...
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July 15, 2018 - 11:07 pm
FORESTVILLE, Md. (AP) — Members of the Washington Metro's largest union have voted overwhelmingly to authorize their leader to call for a strike amid an extended labor dispute. Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689 President Jackie L. Jeter tells news outlets 94 percent of voters approved the...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and U.S. President Donald Trump answer questions during a joint press conference following their meeting at Chequers, in Buckinghamshire, England, Friday, July 13, 2018. (Jack Taylor/Pool Photo via AP)
July 15, 2018 - 1:14 pm
LONDON (AP) — In the midst of a messy political crisis at home over Britain's impending exit from the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May revealed Sunday that Donald Trump gave her this piece of advice: Sue the EU, don't negotiate. A bemused May turned him down. But the exchange was the...
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July 13, 2018 - 4:33 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The wife of a late union official has been sentenced to 18 months in prison as part of a federal corruption investigation at a training center run by Fiat Chrysler and the United Auto Workers. A federal judge on Friday also ordered 54-year-old Monica Morgan to serve a year of...
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July 12, 2018 - 12:40 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hyundai Motor Co.'s labor union says steep auto tariffs could cost U.S. jobs. The labor union at South Korea's largest auto company says if President Donald Trump goes ahead with imposing 25 percent auto tariffs, it will hurt Hyundai's U.S. sales and jeopardize some 200,...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, May 22, 2018, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson gives a press conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Johnson resigned Monday July 9, 2018, amid Cabinet splits over Brexit.(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, FILE)
July 09, 2018 - 11:00 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Prime Minister Theresa May has defended her post-Brexit trade plan that sparked Cabinet resignations, saying it is the only way to avoid a hard border with Ireland. May told the House of Commons on Monday that her program — which would...
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FILE- In this June 6, 2018 file photo, Britain's Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis delivers a speech in London, on Britain's vision for the future security relationship with the EU. British media outlets say the most senior official in charge of negotiating Britain's exit from the European Union has quit Prime Minister Theresa May's government. The Press Association news agency, the BBC and others say Davis resigned Sunday, July 8, 48 hours after May announced that her divided government had at last agreed on a plan for ties with the EU after the U.K. leaves next year. (Leon Neal/Pool Photo via AP, File)
July 08, 2018 - 8:56 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's most senior official in charge of negotiating the country's exit from the European Union resigned Sunday, accusing Prime Minister Theresa May of undermining Brexit with her plan to keep close trade ties with the bloc. Brexit Secretary David Davis quit just two days after May...
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July 04, 2018 - 9:04 am
LONDON (AP) — The former head of the official "leave" campaign in Britain's 2016 vote on European Union membership denied breaking spending rules on Wednesday ahead of a report from the country's electoral watchdog. The Electoral Commission has not yet published its report on Vote Leave. But...
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A child is disembarked from the ship operated by German aid group Mission Lifeline, carrying 234 migrants, after it docked at the Valletta port in Malta, following a journey of nearly a week while awaiting permission to make landfall, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Eight European nations agreed to accept the passengers who qualify as refugees. (AP Photo/Jonathan Borg)
June 28, 2018 - 10:50 pm
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants in Europe (all times local): 4:45 a.m. European Union leaders got a breakthrough deal on how to deal with migration after all-night talks to overcome Italian demands for more help. EU Council President Donald Tusk said in a tweet early...
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In this screen grab taken from video, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gestures, during Prime Minister's Questions held at the House of Commons, in London, Wednesday June 27, 2018. ( PA via AP)
June 28, 2018 - 7:13 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a chiding from European Union leaders on Thursday over the U.K.'s slow progress in planning for Brexit. May is due to give the 27 other EU leaders a brief update on U.K. departure plans over dinner at a summit in Brussels. But Britain's...
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