| Nov 17, 2013
| 12:49 PM
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...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:07 AM
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...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:04 AM
After months of stalled negotiations over salaries, workers at Amazon's German warehouses are threatening to walk out for the Christmas shopping season.
It would not be the first time German workers walked out on Amazon. Verdi, the Services and Trade...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:05 AM
With another BART strike in full effect Friday, Bay Area commuters crammed onto extra ferries and buses to get around the lack of rail service.
For some, the strike was a minor inconvenience, for others, the frustration of a protracted labor dispute...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:39 PM
The BART strike that hit the San Francisco Bay Area on Friday was met with mixed reactions by a wary public, but many commuters feared a true life nightmare if the labor dispute keeping roughly 400,000 workday riders from the rail system spilled over into...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 9:22 PM
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Federal authorities launched an inquiry Sunday into the deaths of two Bay Area Rapid Transit workers who were struck by a train in the midst of a tense labor walkout that has disrupted travel for hundreds of thousands of...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 10:26 PM
Chief mechanic for 7 Indy 500 winners
George Bignotti, 97, who set a record as the chief mechanic for seven winners of the Indianapolis 500, died in his sleep of natural causes Fridayin Las Vegas, his daughter Mary Mendez said.
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:15 PM
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...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:18 AM
ATHENS -- Banging bongo drums, blowing whistles and vowing to topple the government, thousands of state workers took to Greece’s streets Wednesday to protest looming job cuts that international lenders want in exchange for money to keep this debt-...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:46 PM
On the verge of having their contract with Los Angeles County expire, labor organizers on Thursday urged their members to participate in a march and rally next week.
“Our purpose right now is to make sure we send a message to the media, educate...
| Oct 1, 2013
Los Angeles has more charter schools than any other school district in the nation, and it's a very bad idea.
Billionaires like privately managed schools. Parents are lured with glittering promises of getting their kids a sure ticket to college....