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  • Workers hold candlelight vigil as contract negotiations continue

    Workers hold candlelight vigil as contract negotiations continue
    As Los Angeles County and union negotiators bargained in a building on the grounds of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels on Tuesday evening, more than 100 county workers held a candlelight vigil outside the downtown landmark and called on the...
  • Full tab for troubled billing system was $162 million, DWP confirms

    Full tab for troubled billing system was $162 million, DWP confirms
    The full price tag for developing and rolling out a new Department of Water and Power billing system riddled with problems is more than twice the $59 million cited by the utility in recent days, a spokesman acknowledged. The total cost of staff time,...
  • Union stagehands to picket Pearl Jam's Sports Arena concerts

    Union stagehands to picket Pearl Jam's Sports Arena concerts
    Union stagehands will be picketing Pearl Jam’s concerts this weekend at the Los Angeles Sports Arena over the facility's use of nonunion stage crews for those shows. A statement from the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE)...
  • H&M promises to pay textile workers 'living wage' by 2018

    H&M promises to pay textile workers 'living wage' by 2018
    Swedish clothing retailer H&M on Monday said it is developing a plan to ensure about 850,000 textile workers earn a "living wage" by 2018. Hennes & Mauritz, the world's second-largest clothing retailer, said it will begin its pay strategy with three...
  • Healthcare costs at big L.A. firms up 4.5% this year, survey shows

    Healthcare costs at big L.A. firms up 4.5% this year, survey shows
    Healthcare costs for Los Angeles employers climbed 4.5% this year to $11,625 per employee, a new survey shows, and firms expect a bigger increase in 2014. Nationwide, health-benefit costs in the workplace rose just 2.1% in 2013 to $10,779 per worker,...
  • President Obama touts Hollywood's role in defining America to the world

    President Obama touts Hollywood's role in defining America to the world
    President Obama praised the entertainment industry for shaping world culture and playing a key role in the international view of America during a speech Tuesday to about 2,000 employees at DreamWorks Animation. "Entertainment is part of our American...
  • The Hobby Lobby dodge

    The Hobby Lobby dodge
    The Supreme Court can't do much about most of the travails afflicting implementation of the Affordable Care Act. But it can put one controversy to rest by rejecting the dangerous claim that profit-making businesses have a "religious" right to defy a...
  • Retailers try to put positive spin on their creep into Thanksgiving

    Retailers try to put positive spin on their creep into Thanksgiving
    When retailers opened on Thanksgiving last year, workers protested outside stores and holiday purists grumbled online — a distracting sideshow in what ultimately proved to be a less-than-robust sales season. Still, 35 million Americans showed up...
  • 'Parfumerie,' a 1936 Hungarian play, is an overlooked inspiration

    'Parfumerie,' a 1936 Hungarian play, is an overlooked inspiration
    "Parfumerie," the 1936 Hungarian play by Miklós László, has the humble distinction of living in the shadow of the more famous movies (and Broadway musical) that it inspired. Hollywood has cashed in on the play not once but three times — the...
  • DWP may have sent out as many as 70,000 late or incorrect bills

    DWP may have sent out as many as 70,000 late or incorrect bills
    As many as 70,000 bills issued by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power may have been either incorrect or sent out late, according to estimates provided by the utility. For nearly three months, the DWP has been coping with an array of problems...
  • Another Obamacare postponement -- this one for small businesses

    Another Obamacare postponement -- this one for small businesses
    WASHINGTON – Beset by problems with the roll-out of the presidents’ healthcare law, the Obama administration has canceled plans to allow small businesses in many states to use a website to select health insurance plans for their employees...