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  • Pomona College dining hall workers vote to unionize

    Pomona College dining hall workers vote to unionize
    Dining hall workers at Pomona College have voted to unionize, culminating a three-year campaign that thrust the small liberal arts college into controversy over immigration policy and labor rights. In the election Tuesday, 83 members of the dining...
  • Bring farmworkers' plight into the sunlight

    Bring farmworkers' plight into the sunlight
    FRESNO — It was around 2 o'clock, temperatures rising under an arcing sun, when I met two workers on a peach farm near here recently. One had first entered the country illegally nearly 40 years ago but later became a U.S. citizen at a time when the...
  • Cal State system faculty ratify new four-year contract

     
    Faculty from the California State University system have voted to approve a new four-year contract that ends more than two years of acrimony with management over salary, class sizes, faculty stability and other issues, union officials said Tuesday....
  • In South Africa, roughly 12,000 striking platinum miners fired

     
    In South Africa, the world's biggest producer of platinum has fired roughly 12,000 striking workers. Violence has erupted over other strikes in the country....
  • Gov. Brown vetoes bill calling for breaks, overtime for nannies

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes domestic worker bill...
  • California agency says farmworker suit 'risks draining resources'

     
    The state's Department of Industrial Relations says a lawsuit filed last week on behalf of farm workers and the United Farm Workers union "risks draining resources away from...critical enforcement actions."...
  • Workers sue Melrose Avenue car wash over labor practices

     
    A group of workers has filed suit against a Melrose Avenue car wash owner, seeking $500,000 in damages and alleging he failed to pay them for their hours worked....
  • Four charged in homegrown terror plot: L.A. Now Live

     
    Times Inland Empire correspondent Phil Willon will join L.A. Now Live to discuss the alleged terror plot involving four Southern California men who were arrested and charged after a months-long investigation into what authorities said was a plan to commit...
  • Senate panel OKs social media protections for students, workers

     
    A state Senate committee Thursday approved a bill that would bar public and private colleges from asking students for access to their personal social media accounts....
  • Cal State and faculty reach agreement; no pay raises included

     
    The 23-campus Cal State University system has reached a contract agreement with its faculty union, easing the threat of a possible strike for the next two years. The contract must be ratified by the union's members....
  • Mexico's Monterrey still ranks as top city, despite violence

     
    How can Mexico’s “most modern” and “most prosperous” city also be one of its most dangerous? That is the contradiction that often plays out in this country of great wealth and crippling poverty, of record tourism and...