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Blue Shield of California, already facing a Los Angeles ethics complaint over potential conflicts of interest, is poised to take a lucrative health insurance contract for city workers away from rival Anthem Blue Cross. The proposed three-year deal is...
SACRAMENTO -- California's largest union of state workers, SEIU Local 1000, said it has reached a tentative agreement with officials of Gov. Jerry Brown's administration to award "across-the-board" pay raises to its members. The raises, which were...
Six days after the FBI served a search warrant at his offices, state Sen. Ron Calderon (D-Montebello) broke his silence on the federal investigation Monday, vowing that it would not sidetrack his legislative agenda. "My family and I have gone through a...
SACRAMENTO — When federal agents raided state Sen. Ron Calderon's Capitol office last week, it jogged memories of the FBI's sweeping Shrimpscam sting 25 years ago. Fourteen politicos — legislators, lobbyists, staffers — were...
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Patient care workers at the University of California's medical centers plan to stage a two-day strike next week, but the number taking part will be decided Monday in Sacramento County Superior Court. A judge is expected to rule on a request for a...
The Los Angeles City Council on Thursday unanimously approved Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s final budget, expanding key services as several members acknowledged that many city workers will likely get a 5.5% raise in eight months. Councilman Eric...
A key committee of the California Public Employees' Retirement System backed its staff's recommendation to break up Blue Shield of California's statewide HMO contract. The agency's pension and health benefits committee voted Tuesday in favor of awarding...
Linda Randlett Kollar is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, Inc., a firm dedicated to the representation of health care providers. With more than 25 years of legal experience, she is recognized by her clients and peers as an...
The pension fund for California teachers and school employees will run out of money by 2044 if lawmakers don't take drastic action, according to a new report from the Legislative Analyst's Office. The report said problems with the pension fund, known as...
In recent years, Prime Healthcare has built a reputation as a take-no-prisoners company willing to run roughshod over patients and employees alike in its quest for profits — $283 million on revenue of $1.6 billion in 2010, according to a financial...
The union representing healthcare workers at the Motion Picture & Television Fund has called off its strike for next week. SEIU-UHW officials had planned to stage a three-day walkout on Monday after contract talks with the fund broke down in a dispute...
Contract talks broke down between the Motion Picture & Television Fund and the union representing healthcare workers Wednesday, paving the way for a planned strike early next week. "After extensive good faith bargaining on MPTF’s part, we have...
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