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Greek government extends a sweeping proposal to creditors

...proposals would be voted on by Greece's parliament late Friday before an emergency summit Sunday of all 28 European Union leaders.After months of foot-dragging despite impending chaos, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met a midnight deadline...
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Proposal would reject pay increases for public employees

...rejecting monetary terms in contracts for more than a dozen bargaining units for the upcoming fiscal year, a move that one union leader called unacceptable.The language, approved in a hearing Wednesday morning, would reject the monetary terms unless...
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A century later, mythic thud of ball still heard

...acts of reconciliation, culminating in the discovery of a shared language: football," Platini wrote to European Union leaders early this year.For those involved, it was most of all a yearning for a sense of normalcy, however momentarily...
Thousands flee Ukraine for Russia as truce nears end

...State John Kerry said they, too, were looking for more action from Moscow ahead of a summit on Friday of European Union leaders, who will be considering a new round of sanctions against Russia."It is critical for Russia to show in the next...
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House speaker pushes for minimum wage bill

...legislation. That happened in 2002, and a year later, lawmakers gutted the law, leaving a bitter taste in the mouths of union leaders and initiative supporters.Chenault was among the lawmakers who voted to both raise the minimum wage in 2002 and then...
State | AK legislature
GOP teachers balk at Obama-centric NEA convention

...The Associated Press, roughly a dozen teachers who identified themselves as Republicans said they felt pressure from union leaders and the rank-and-file to support Obama's re-election - and felt marginalized when they wouldn't. Some interviewed...
NHL rejects players' attempt to restart talks

...with their players."But, more important, is the fact that NHL officials aren't haven't productive talks with union leaders. Now it seems that a full season, starting on Nov. 2, won't take place.As of now, the league has called off...
Egan reintroduces public employee retirement bill

...from a defined benefit, or pension, program to a defined contribution, or 401(k)-style, benefit in 2005. Union leaders last year testified that this has hurt efforts to retain employees.Egan got a similar bill passed through the Senate...
Vice pres. to succeed Chavez

...Venezuela's University of Oriente.In his youth, Maduro drove a bus for the Caracas Metro transit system and later became a union leader.It's unclear when Maduro and Chavez first met. But Chavez is thought to have first gotten to know Maduro in the...
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...through downtown Friday protesting the proposed 1 percent pay increase over the next three years. Since September, union leaders representing 240 Bartlett employees had been negotiating with the hospital for a new contract. Last Thursday, 98...


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