The Fort Madison City Council has approved new contracts with two of the unions representing city employees.
Teachers in the West Burlington School District are looking for higher pay during the 2014/2015 school year.
Lee County has reached an agreement on a new 2-year contract with the union representing deputies and correctional officers in the Sheriff's Office.
Contract talks are getting underway between Southeastern Community College and members of its faculty.
A quick look at news from around the tri-states region.