| Sep 27, 2013
| 10:26 PM
Chief mechanic for 7 Indy 500 winners
George Bignotti, 97, who set a record as the chief mechanic for seven winners of the Indianapolis 500, died in his sleep of natural causes Fridayin Las Vegas, his daughter Mary Mendez said.
| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:05 AM
With another BART strike in full effect Friday, Bay Area commuters crammed onto extra ferries and buses to get around the lack of rail service.
For some, the strike was a minor inconvenience, for others, the frustration of a protracted labor dispute...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:10 PM
A man suspected of killing a woman and dumping her body in Newport Beach pleaded not guilty Friday in Orange County Superior Court.
Irvin Tellez, 25, of Garden Grove has been charged with one felony count of murder for allegedly shooting and killing 28-...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:30 AM
An organization of talent managers is appealing a ruling that threw out their challenge to the the California Talent Agencies Act, which prohibits them from procuring employment for clients.
In March, U.S. District Judge Dean Pregerson threw out their...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:04 AM
After months of stalled negotiations over salaries, workers at Amazon's German warehouses are threatening to walk out for the Christmas shopping season.
It would not be the first time German workers walked out on Amazon. Verdi, the Services and Trade...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 5:31 PM
As expected, the state filed suit in federal court against the Department of Labor for blocking federal grants to state mass-transit agencies after unions objected to a new state law intended to slow the rising costs of public-employee pensions.
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:30 PM
The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it would hear a case involving the rights to "Raging Bull."
The case before the high court -- brought by the daughter of one of Jake LaMotta's friends and co-authors -- isn't about who owns the rights to the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:25 AM
The Minnesota Orchestra, which has been embroiled in a labor dispute for the past 12 months, has lost its music director, Osmo Vänskä. The Finnish conductor announced his resignation Tuesday morning as hopes for a resolution between management and...
| Oct 1, 2013
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....
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:46 PM
On the verge of having their contract with Los Angeles County expire, labor organizers on Thursday urged their members to participate in a march and rally next week.
“Our purpose right now is to make sure we send a message to the media, educate...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 12:32 PM
A Superior Court judge’s ruling in favor of a referendum targeting Anchorage’s controversial labor law rewrite could be headed to the Alaska Supreme Court, after an appeal announced Friday by city officials.
City Attorney Dennis Wheeler says...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:18 AM
ATHENS -- Banging bongo drums, blowing whistles and vowing to topple the government, thousands of state workers took to Greece’s streets Wednesday to protest looming job cuts that international lenders want in exchange for money to keep this debt-...