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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • UC imposes pension terms on employees; union protests

    UC imposes pension terms on employees; union protests
    The already tense labor relations between the UC system and the union that represents about 8,300 custodians, gardeners and food service workers has taken a turn for the worse. After deadlocked negotiations, UC this week imposed terms that will...
  • 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,...
  • The charter school mistake

    The charter school mistake
    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....
  • An administrative law judge ruled that JPL unfairly disciplined scientists over emails sent at work

    A National Labor Relations Board judge has ordered NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge to rescind disciplinary actions against five scientists who shared emails at work about a Supreme Court decision on background security...
  • Caltech to appeal judge's order to rescind disciplinary actions

    NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory on Tuesday said it planned to appeal a National Labor Relations Board judge’s order to rescind disciplinary actions against five engineers and scientists who shared emails at work about a Supreme Court decision...