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  • UCLA kills plan for online classes on immigrants' rights

     
    UCLA has killed a proposed online program focused on teaching undocumented students about immigrants’ rights and labor activism. Republican lawmakers had criticized the proposal, which involved a partnership between a UCLA labor studies center and a...
  • San Jose voters agree to hike city's minimum wage to $10 an hour

     
    San Jose voters on Tuesday agreed to hike the city’s hourly minimum wage to $10 –$2 above the statewide floor, siding with proponents of the measure who said it was necessary in order for low-income workers to survive in an increasingly pricey...
  • Labor and business groups push for LAX modernization plan

     
    A variety of powerful business and labor organizations have joined forces to push for the continued modernization of Los Angeles International Airport and a controversial plan to reconfigure the two northern runways....
  • Hilda Solis may be eyeing run for Board of Supervisors

     
    With Hilda L. Solis stepping down as President Obama's Secretary of Labor, some say her resignation may pave the way for the onetime Los Angeles-area congresswoman to run for the county Board of Supervisors....
  • AFL-CIO Chief Richard Trumka backs Occupy Wall Street protests

    AFL-CIO Chief Richard Trumka backs Occupy Wall Street protests
  • Schwarzenegger, Bloomberg at White House for immigration meeting

    Schwarzenegger, Bloomberg at White House for immigration meeting
    Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger leads a list of 19 so-called "stakeholders" who will meet with President Obama at the White House to discuss immigration reform Tuesday afternoon. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this story...
  • Murray Seeger dies at 82; L.A. Times reporter led Moscow bureau

    Murray Seeger dies at 82; L.A. Times reporter led Moscow bureau
    Murray Seeger, a Los Angeles Times foreign correspondant who served as Moscow bureau chief in the early 1970s and was later director of information for the AFL-CIO, has died. He was 82. Seeger, who lived in Silver Spring, Md., died of pneumonia Monday in...
  • Charles H. Percy dies at 91; moderate former GOP senator

    Charles H. Percy dies at 91; moderate former GOP senator
    Former Sen. Charles H. Percy, a former Foreign Relations Committee chairman whose moderate Republican views put him at odds with party conservatives, died Saturday in Washington, D.C. He was 91. Percy's daughter, Sharon Rockefeller, announced in 2009...
  • McManus: Obama's new tone

    McManus: Obama's new tone
    We already know the outlines of what President Obama plans to say in his long-awaited jobs speech before Congress on Thursday night. He will propose a list of job-creation measures — tax cuts, infrastructure spending, aid to state governments,...
  • Parliament's Tom Watson says Murdoch's at 'Rosebud moment'

     
    Rupert Murdoch critic and British Parliament member Tom Watson, given News Corp. stock by the AFL-CIO, travels to Los Angeles for News Corp.'s annual meeting to confront Rupert Murdoch....
  • Fireworks expected at News Corp. annual meeting

     
    News Corp.'s annual meeting may be contentious, as many shareholders are unhappy with News Corp. leader Rupert Murdoch and the Murdoch family....