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  • AIDS nonprofit group faces union campaign

    A group of medical providers at clinics run by an influential but controversial AIDS-focused nonprofit group have launched a bid to unionize, saying that the organization's leadership has lost sight of its mission and patient care is suffering. Doctors,...
  • A Labor Day proposal for labor

     A Labor Day proposal for labor
    Labor Day this year finds American unions plunging into the unknown. Fast-food and retail workers in roughly 60 cities have been demonstrating for a living wage, though how exactly they will win concessions from such mega-corporations as McDonald's...
  • New York Times website hacked; Peacock Productions bites back

    New York Times website hacked; Peacock Productions bites back
    After the coffee. Before the New York Times comes back online.  The Skinny: Anyone reading "Gone Girl"? I'm apparently late to the psychopathic party. Another reading recommendation: A deep interview with Paul DePodesta, of "Moneyball" fame, on the...
  • Peacock Productions hits back at WGA in dispute over election

    Peacock Productions hits back at WGA in dispute over election
    Peacock Productions, the NBCU-owned company embroiled in a labor dispute with the Writers Guild of America, fired back at the union on Tuesday. Writers from "Saturday Night Live" and many other shows on the NBC and USA networks this week wrote a...
  • Port truck drivers at Carson firm seek union rep, go on strike

    Port truck drivers at Carson firm seek union rep, go on strike
    Thirty port truck drivers went on strike Monday night at a Carson-based trucking firm, alleging their employer is attempting to thwart their efforts to unionize, organizers said. Monday's strike will go for 24 hours and organizers have planned a Tuesday...
  • 'Saturday Night Live' writers protest NBCU's handling of union election

     'Saturday Night Live' writers protest NBCU's handling of union election
    Writers from more than 20 shows on the NBC and USA networks are leaning on Comcast/NBCU CEO Stephen Burke to honor the results of a recent union election at NBCU-owned Peacock Productions. Peacock produces nonfiction programming, including "Caught on...
  • A route around a BART strike

    A route around a BART strike
    Gov. Jerry Brown, his investigative panel and a San Francisco Superior Court judge appear to be of one mind: A renewed strike against the Bay Area Rapid Transit District would jeopardize and harm the public's health, safety and welfare. Thus, the court...
  • Lisa Murkowski, buffeted on all sides, explains key Senate vote

    Lisa Murkowski, buffeted on all sides, explains key Senate vote
    WASHINGTON -- It wasn’t long after Lisa Murkowski voted to continue a filibuster of President Obama’s nominee to lead the ATF that the Alaska Republican found herself surrounded in the well of the Senate, as colleagues from both parties made a...
  • Senate confirms James Comey for FBI chief

    Senate confirms James Comey for FBI chief
    WASHINGTON – James B. Comey was confirmed as the seventh director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Monday, ending what had been a rare filibuster against a nominee to head the agency. With the 93-1 vote, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) became the...
  • Former UC Davis cop in pepper-spraying case wants worker's comp

    Former UC Davis cop in pepper-spraying case wants worker's comp
      The former UC police officer who was internationally condemned for pepper-spraying demonstrators at UC Davis is seeking worker's compensation, claiming he suffered psychiatric injury as a result of the November 2011 incident. John Pike has a...
  • Loose rules leave Six Flags to investigate itself for park death

    Loose rules leave Six Flags to investigate itself for park death
    After a jet recently crashed on a San Francisco runway, a pack of federal investigators swiftly arrived to figure out what went wrong. When a Cirque du Soleil performer fell to her death during a Las Vegas show, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health...