| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:43 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal from the Obama administration and decide whether the president may make temporary “recess appointments” to federal offices when the Senate takes a short break during the year....
| Jun 24, 2013
| 9:40 AM
A June 8 article in The Times on a study that ranked countries based on international giving may leave readers with the misleading impression that Israelis are not generous with their charity dollars. Unfortunately, as is too often the case when it...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:44 PM
The firestorm set off by Edward Snowden's leaks about National Security Agency surveillance programs has fueled much hand-wringing about executive branch power in the post-9/11 era. On Monday, though, the Supreme Court agreed to consider a case that could...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 11:24 AM
The California Supreme Court upheld two state laws Thursday that permit labor unions to picket on privately owned property at store entrances. The two state laws, which specifically prevent courts from interfering with peaceful labor pickets on private...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 12:53 PM
One thing you can say for Jay Leno, his chin isn’t his only huge physical attribute. You gotta be impressed by a guy whose paycheck is in the several-kajillion-dollar range and can nevertheless stand on a stage in front of......
| May 23, 2013
| 9:42 AM
The Writers Guild of America, West has escalated its fight with the producers of "Fashion Police," a show on the E! cable network.
The guild plans to hold a picket and rally outside the Wilshire Boulevard headquarters of E! Entertainment Television on...
| Dec 10, 2012
James D. Hodgson
Former secretary of Labor
James D. Hodgson, 96, who as secretary of Labor in the early 1970s helped shepherd the Occupational Safety and Health Act into law, died Nov. 28 at his Malibu home, his family announced. The cause was...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 11:47 AM
The United Food and Commercial Workers union has promised “not to engage in any picketing or confrontational conduct” at Wal-Mart facilities for at least two months, according to a government agency.
The giant retailer filed a complaint...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:41 PM
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...
| May 14, 2013
| 12:59 PM
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...
| May 1, 2013
| 4:01 PM
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...