Labor negotiations

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., leaves the chamber as President Donald Trump and congressional leaders reached a short-term deal to reopen the government for three weeks, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. Negotiations will continue over the president's demands for money to build his long-promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 25, 2019 - 7:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 7 p.m. The House has unanimously passed a measure to reopen shuttered government agencies for three weeks, sending the bill to President Donald Trump for his signature. Trump is expected to sign the measure Friday,...
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President Donald Trump announces a deal to temporarily reopen the government, in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
January 25, 2019 - 5:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The Trump administration is promising to pay federal workers as soon as possible after the partial government shutdown ends. But a senior official says agencies are in charge of their own payroll issues and...
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The air traffic control tower at LaGuardia Airport is seen, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in New York. The Federal Aviation Administration reported delays in air travel Friday because of a "slight increase in sick leave" at two East Coast air traffic control facilities. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
January 25, 2019 - 4:59 pm
Politicians couldn't overcome their differences and end the government shutdown over five weeks. Six air traffic controllers might have done it in a day. Six of the 13 controllers who normally staff a critical air traffic center in Virginia didn't come to work Friday. That center handles air...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., smile during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, after President Donald Trump announces a deal to reopen the government for three weeks. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 25, 2019 - 4:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 4:25 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she will discuss a date for President Donald Trump's State of the Union address once the government is open. Trump's annual address was originally scheduled for Jan. 29, but...
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Students are welcomed with high-fives and hugs by teachers and administration upon their return to Evelyn Thurman Gratts Elementary School in downtown Los Angeles, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, after a weeks longs city wide teachers strike. Thousands of Los Angeles teachers returned to work Wednesday after voting to ratify a deal between their union and school officials, ending a six-day strike in the nation's second-largest district.(AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
January 24, 2019 - 12:17 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles teachers returned to work Wednesday after contentious negotiations ended with a new contract and a commitment by the union and the district to work together to get more state money for schools in part by pushing to overhaul California's property tax system. Teachers...
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Students are welcomed with high-fives and hugs by teachers and administration upon their return to Evelyn Thurman Gratts Elementary School in downtown Los Angeles, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, after a weeks longs city wide teachers strike. Thousands of Los Angeles teachers returned to work Wednesday after voting to ratify a deal between their union and school officials, ending a six-day strike in the nation's second-largest district.(AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
January 23, 2019 - 9:24 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles teachers returned to work Wednesday after contentious negotiations ended with a new contract and a commitment by the union and the district to work together to get more state money for schools in part by pushing to overhaul California's property tax system. Teachers...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2019 file photo, Colorado Governor Jared Polis enters the House of Representatives chamber to make his first State of the State address to a joint session of the Colorado Legislature in Denver. Polis said Wednesday, Jan. 23, he is seeking to prevent Denver teachers from walking off the job next week after they overwhelmingly voted to strike over pay. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
January 23, 2019 - 6:10 pm
DENVER (AP) — Denver school officials asked the state on Wednesday to intervene in its pay dispute with teachers, a move that will delay a strike that had been scheduled to start Monday. Denver Public Schools asked for help from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment after teachers...
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Students return to school at the Miguel Contreras Learning Complex High School, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, in downtown Los Angeles. Thousands of Los Angeles teachers returned to work Wednesday after voting to ratify a deal between their union and school officials, ending a six-day strike in the nation's second-largest district. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
January 23, 2019 - 12:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tens of thousands of Los Angeles teachers returned to work Wednesday after voting to ratify a contract deal between their union and school officials, ending a six-day strike at the nation's second-largest district. "Great! It can't be better!" said Helen Han, a kindergarten...
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Striking Los Angeles Unified District teachers are joined by parents and students in front of Evelyn Thurman Gratts Elementary School in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. A tentative deal was reached Tuesday between Los Angeles school officials and the teachers union that will allow educators to return to classrooms after a six-day strike against the nation's second-largest district, officials said. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
January 23, 2019 - 11:44 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tens of thousands of Los Angeles teachers returned to work Wednesday after voting to ratify a contract deal between their union and school officials, ending a six-day strike at the nation's second-largest district. "Great! It can't be better!" exclaimed Helen Han, a kindergarten...
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Striking Los Angeles Unified District teachers are joined by parents and students in front of Evelyn Thurman Gratts Elementary School in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. A tentative deal was reached Tuesday between Los Angeles school officials and the teachers union that will allow educators to return to classrooms after a six-day strike against the nation's second-largest district, officials said. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
January 23, 2019 - 11:40 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tens of thousands of Los Angeles teachers returned to work Wednesday after voting to ratify a contract deal between their union and school officials, ending a six-day strike for the nation's second-largest district. "Great! It can't be better!" exclaimed Helen Han, a kindergarten...
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