Topics

Mark Ridley-Thomas
County supervisors end impasse on labor relations board
County supervisors end impasse on labor relations board

Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to appoint a new member to the employee relations commission, sidestepping a standoff between unions and management that had left the panel unable to make decisions on hundreds of labor issues. The three-member panel, which rules on labor disputes, has not had a quorum for more than a year, because unions and management were unable to agree on whom to appoint to a vacancy. The supervisors voted 4-0, with Mark Ridley-Thomas abstaining, to appoint Pepperdine University law professor Anthony Miller, a specialist in employment and family law. With Miller's appointment, two of three slots on the panel will be filled, allowing it to conduct...

Loading