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  • Minnesota Orchestra musicians defy lockout, set concert dates

    Minnesota Orchestra musicians defy lockout, set concert dates
    Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra who have been locked out in a contract dispute with management since 2012 have scheduled 10 concerts for 2014 with the possibility of more. The musicians said in an announcement Friday on their website that the...
  • Chris Brown's arrest in D.C. could lead to jail time in L.A.

    Chris Brown's arrest in D.C. could lead to jail time in L.A.
    A felony assault charge filed against singer Chris Brown in Washington, D.C., over the weekend could mean a judge may determine he violated probation in his Los Angeles conviction for assaulting Rihanna. If he is found to have violated probation, he...
  • Sunkist ordered to restore $1.6 million to retirement plans

    Sunkist ordered to restore $1.6 million to retirement plans
    Sunkist Growers Inc., the Sherman Oaks-based citrus cooperative, has been ordered to restore more than $1.6 million to employee retirement plans, the U.S. Labor Department said Thursday. The Labor Department sued Sunkist after Employee Benefits Security...
  • Jailed Pussy Riot band member has gone missing, family says

    Jailed Pussy Riot band member has gone missing, family says
    A jailed member of Russian punk band Pussy Riot has gone missing in the country’s prison system, her family says. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, known commonly as Nadya, was scheduled to be transferred from a prison in the Republic of Mordovia on Oct. 21,...
  • Labor dispute over Pac-12 Networks reaches Stanford University

    Labor dispute over Pac-12 Networks reaches Stanford University
    The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees is throwing a Hail Mary pass to Stanford University's president. In a tactic to put pressure on the Pac 12-Networks, with which the union has been in a long-standing labor dispute, the union on...
  • Cement masons union leader subject of U.S. investigation

    Cement masons union leader subject of U.S. investigation
    A union leader whose members helped construct Disney Hall, Staples Center and other signature Southern California buildings is under investigation over allegations that he let employers skip payments to workers' health and pension funds, spent dues...
  • Pussy Riot leader lost in Russia's prison system, husband says

    Pussy Riot leader lost in Russia's prison system, husband says
    MOSCOW — The leader of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot, whose protest performance at a Moscow cathedral led to prison terms for three of its members, appears to be lost in the nation's vast penal system, her husband said Sunday. Pyotr Verzilov...
  • UC reaches tentative contract with nurses, averting walkout

    The University of California reached a tentative contract agreement with unionized nurses at its medical and student-health facilities, averting a one-day walkout that had been scheduled for Wednesday. The four-year agreement still needs to be voted...
  • Port of L.A. truck drivers stage 36-hour strike

    Port of L.A. truck drivers stage 36-hour strike
    Port of Los Angeles truck drivers from three companies walked off the job Monday to protest what they called “unfair labor practices, including harassment, intimidation, and other violations of federal labor laws,” according to the group...
  • UC hospital workers, custodians begin one-day strike

    UC hospital workers, custodians begin one-day strike
    The union that represents 22,000 employees at UC campuses and medical centers began a one-day strike early Wednesday morning at the system's nine campuses and five medical centers.  Service workers, patient care employees and student tutors are among...
  • Hospital workers, custodians and tutors plan UC strike Wednesday

    Hospital workers, custodians and tutors plan UC strike Wednesday
    UC campuses and medical centers are preparing for a one-day strike Wednesday by service workers, patient care employees and student tutors. Some elective surgeries and treatments have been postponed at the system’s hospitals and replacement...