| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:31 PM
OAKLAND — A union leader emerged from talks with Bay Area Rapid Transit leaders to say they are again at an impasse with management and will strike early Friday unless BART’s general manager and board reverse themselves.
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:30 PM
SAG-AFTRA is planning to launch its master contract talks with the studios in the spring. The union has set its first official step with the "wages and working conditions" meetings dated for Jan. 27 and March 14.
The union has not set a timetable for its...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Two-and-a-half years ago, we contracted to have the exterior of our house painted, along with some carpentry work. Long story short, we put down half ($4,000), with the balance due upon completion. Well, they did a lousy job, even lying to...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:54 AM
A labor union attempting to unionize employees at the airport continues to pressure county commissioners to improve pay and working conditions, taking it to the commissioners' doorstep this time.
The Service Employees International Union 32BJ is...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Here's more in the evolving employee rise-up at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
The SEIU union, which is attempting to unionize low-wage employees at the airport, got a damning response from the U.S. Department of Transportation in this...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 9:17 AM
The Broward County Commission is taking a labor-friendly focus to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, suggesting that reforms are needed to protect the low-level workers there.
In this video, you'll see the labor union in action, with...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:31 PM
A tentative Los Angeles Department of Water and Power labor deal that holds the line on raises for three years, reduces pensions for new hires and sets a path for changing outdated work rules signals a turning point in labor power at City Hall, Mayor Eric...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is taking his message on Department of Water and Power salary negotiations directly to the public, calling on Angelenos to support him by signing an online petition entitled "Fix DWP!"
The new petition drafted by Garcetti...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 10:27 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti took his message on Department of Water and Power salary negotiations directly to neighborhood council leaders on Monday evening, telling activists that they should make their feelings known to the City Council.
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Thirty workers walked off the job Wednesday at the warehouse of a luggage supplier to Wal-Mart Stores Inc to protest alleged retaliation from managers after employees complained about poor working conditions, organizers said.
The workers, who are not...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Many Orlando Health workers are distressed by the news of cutbacks that will hit their pockets hard.
This week, the eight-hospital health system notified night-shift workers that their "differential" pay would be trimmed by several dollars an hour. Some...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson called Thursday for public hearings on the proposed contract with Department of Water and Power employees, saying he wants a deal on the contract by Sept. 1.
Wesson said Mayor Eric Garcetti has...