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After remarks by Magic Johnson and U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, it was Wendy Greuel's turn to remind a few dozen black supporters at a South L.A. rally on Saturday that African Americans could swing the mayoral election Greuel's way on Tuesday. "They always...
After remarks by Magic Johnson and Rep. Maxine Waters, it was Wendy Greuel’s turn to remind a few dozen black supporters at a South L.A. rally on Saturday that African Americans could swing the mayoral election her way on Tuesday. “They...
Tags: Eric Garcetti, Politics, Social Issues, Maxine Waters, Elections
Seattle TimesWhile the NBA's decision Wednesday to keep the Kings in Sacramento was a blow to many of Seattle's political leaders, they vowed to continue the environmental and economic reviews already under way for a new sports arena in Sodo. "I share the...
The Honolulu Star-AdvertiserGov. Neil Abercrombie told Oahu Democrats on Saturday that it was a "shameful thing" the state Legislature failed to pass a minimum-wage increase. The state's $7.25-an-hour wage for the lowest-paid workers has not been raised since 2007. Lawmakers...
This post has been updated and corrected. See the notes below for details.Just a little more than two weeks before the Los Angeles mayoral election, candidate Eric Garcetti is redoubling his attack on rival Wendy Greuel with a television ad that calls her “the DWP’s mayor” and asks viewers: “How much...
Organized labor's lopsided support for Wendy Greuel in the Los Angeles mayor's race has started shifting as unions begin pouring hundreds of thousands of dollars into an independent campaign backing her rival, Eric Garcetti. The $300,000 in new labor...
Tags: Government, Voting, Politics, Labor Disputes, Unions
Operations at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach may slow if automatic spending cuts go into effect Friday, port officials said, as fewer U.S. customs officers would delay the flow of international cargo through the massive sea ports. Officials...
Members of a small clerks union said Thursday they had agreed to a contract with employers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, taking the potential for fresh strikes at the busy harbors off the table. Representatives for both sides released a...
Bargaining units for a clerical workers' union rejected a tentative labor agreement this week that that ended an eight-day strike that shut down the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach late last year. The tentative contract, announced Dec. 4, intially...
The National Retail Federation is applauding a tentative contract agreement between the union that represents 14 East Coast and Gulf coast seaports and an alliance of shipping lines, terminal operators and port associations. The Federal Mediation and...
The nation's busiest container seaport shrugged off an eight-day strike and a very slow December to post its third-best year for cargo volume, port officials said. The Port of Los Angeles handled just 588,154 containers in December, down 9.4% from...
Talks have broken down between the union representing nearly 15,000 East Coast and Gulf longshoremen and the group representing shippers and port operators, with little more than a week to go before their contract expires. Meeting Tuesday in Newark, N.J....
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