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  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs state worker contract with raises

    Gov. Jerry Brown signs state worker contract with raises
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown signed a new contract with California's largest state worker union on Thursday, granting raises to more than 90,000 employees. The state could begin increasing salaries for all members of SEIU 1000 next July if...
  • Judge denies request to delay audit of AIDS Healthcare Foundation

    Judge denies request to delay audit of AIDS Healthcare Foundation
    A U.S. District Court judge denied a request Friday by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation to delay a planned L.A. County audit of the organization. The group, which provides care to HIV and AIDS patients through a contract with the county, filed an...
  • As possible BART strike looms, officials call for weekend deal

    As possible BART strike looms, officials call for weekend deal
    SAN FRANCISCO -- As the clock ticked toward another potential regional transit strike, Bay Area public officials banded together Friday to press management and labor to resolve their differences and spare the riding public significant hardship. The...
  • California exchange signs up 12 insurers, loses Ventura County plan

    California exchange signs up 12 insurers, loses Ventura County plan
    California signed contracts with 12 health insurers for its new state-run marketplace, but the Ventura County Health Care Plan unexpectedly dropped out. Covered California, which is implementing the federal healthcare law in the state, said it supported...
  • Bay Area bus strike possible after union votes down proposal

    Bay Area bus strike possible after union votes down proposal
    Unionized bus drivers in the Bay Area have voted down a contract proposal, setting the stage once again for a possible strike that could affect thousands of commuters. Roughly 181,000 people who ride the AC Transit bus lines every day could ultimately...
  • Getting the best DWP deal

     Getting the best DWP deal
    In the midst of this year's mayoral campaign, the union representing most Los Angeles Department of Water and Power employees made city officials an offer they apparently couldn't refuse. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 18...
  • Prediction: Jeers, not cheers on DWP contract, street repairs bond

    Prediction: Jeers, not cheers on DWP contract, street repairs bond
    Later this year and in years to follow, your Los Angeles Department of Water and Power rates will go up, not down, despite the new employee  contract for which city officials are uniformly patting each other on the back.  The deal with Local 18 of the...
  • L.A. Phil musicians' base pay to reach $154,336 under new contract

    L.A. Phil musicians' base pay to reach $154,336 under new contract
    Dodging the labor strife that has descended on other recent negotiations over orchestral musicians' pay, the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the union representing its musicians announced Monday that they’ve reached a new four-year contract that...
  • L.A. County leaders vote to block city health agency ballot measure

    Los Angeles County officials voted this week to try to block a ballot measure that would create an independent health agency for the city of Los Angeles. The move puts the county in line with the Los Angeles City Council, which has also voted to go to...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs bills to aid Obamacare implementation

    Gov. Jerry Brown signs bills to aid Obamacare implementation
    As the state’s health insurance marketplace began enrolling thousands of newly qualified Californians for health coverage, Gov. Jerry Brown signed 10 healthcare-related bills on Tuesday. Among them are measures that extend healthcare tax breaks to...
  • A shift in how healthcare is paid for

    A shift in how healthcare is paid for
    CHELMSFORD, Mass. — It's hard work being one of Dr. Damian Folch's diabetic patients. If a lab test shows high cholesterol, Folch is quick to call or email. No patient can leave the office without scheduling an annual eye exam, a key preventive...