| Dec 26, 2013
| 10:05 AM
McDonald's has taken down its resource website for its employees -- the one that advised that fast food was unhealthy -- after realizing, the company says, that the site linked to "irrelevant or outdated" information.
The fast-food giant was a subject...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 10:09 AM
McDonald's wants its employees to know that fast food is unhealthy. The company famous for its Big Mac hamburgers and fries has language on its resource site McDonalds.Mynurturelife.com advising workers that instead of eating fast food, they should look...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:19 PM
KAILUA, Hawaii — Four U.S. military personnel were detained and then released by the Libyan government Friday. The circumstances of their detention were not immediately clear in a region that has been gripped by violence.
Shortly after 6 p.m.,...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 7:26 PM
KAILUA, Hawaii -- Four U.S. military personnel have been detained by the Libyan government, a State Department spokeswoman said Friday, but the circumstances of their detention were not immediately clear in a region that has been embroiled in turmoil....
| Dec 29, 2013
A day after signing off on a new agreement that delays raises for Department of Water and Power employees and cuts compensation for new hires, Mayor Eric Garcetti again took aim at the utility workers' pay and perks.
The mayor directed the DWP to...
| Dec 28, 2013
Since Steve Lopez's first column last week on Carmen Mendoza — the Bell Gardens mother who endures 15-hour workdays and rides up to nine buses a day to shuttle her children to high-quality but distant schools — more than two dozen readers have...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 10:39 AM
The Motion Picture & Television Fund and the union representing its nursing staff have agreed to a new contract, ending a year-long labor dispute at the Woodland Hillls-based retirement community.
On Friday, members of SEIU-UHW overwhelmingly voted in...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:11 AM
Italian automaker Fiat plans to take full control of Chrysler Group by buying out the shares held by a United Auto Workers union-controlled trust fund.
The union and Fiat reached a deal on New Year’s Day for the automaker to acquire the 41.5% of...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 10:26 AM
U.S. worker productivity jumped in the third quarter, increasing by 3%, the largest increase in nearly four years, the Labor Department reported Monday.
The gain is revision from a previous preliminary reading of 1.9%.
Overall, the country's...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:20 AM
If there's been one inexorable trend coming out of the HR departments of major employers, it's been the steady erosion of worker pay and benefits. Razor-thin raises, defined benefit pensions replaced by 401(k) plans, shrinking healthcare--if you've been...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:22 AM
Workers at Calship shipyard on Terminal Island cheer the news of Italy's surrender. Then it was back to work....