| Dec 30, 2013
| 10:39 AM
The Motion Picture & Television Fund and the union representing its nursing staff have agreed to a new contract, ending a year-long labor dispute at the Woodland Hillls-based retirement community.
On Friday, members of SEIU-UHW overwhelmingly voted in...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Sunkist Growers Inc., the Sherman Oaks-based citrus cooperative, has been ordered to restore more than $1.6 million to employee retirement plans, the U.S. Labor Department said Thursday.
The Labor Department sued Sunkist after Employee Benefits Security...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 1:55 PM
A jailed member of Russian punk band Pussy Riot has gone missing in the country’s prison system, her family says.
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, known commonly as Nadya, was scheduled to be transferred from a prison in the Republic of Mordovia on Oct. 21,...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Get dressed for work this morning? Bummed that you won't be paid time and a half for it? The U.S. Supreme Court cares — really.
In Sandifer v. U.S. Steel, the court is actually considering whether the Federal Labor Standards Act, which excludes...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:21 PM
The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees is throwing a Hail Mary pass to Stanford University's president.
In a tactic to put pressure on the Pac 12-Networks, with which the union has been in a long-standing labor dispute, the union on...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 1:05 PM
SAO PAULO -- A labor court has halted construction in part of the World Cup stadium where a man fell 115 feet to his death while working on a roofing structure in the jungle city of Manaus, further delaying the venue that will host the United States vs....
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:30 PM
A union leader whose members helped construct Disney Hall, Staples Center and other signature Southern California buildings is under investigation over allegations that he let employers skip payments to workers' health and pension funds, spent dues...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:01 PM
MOSCOW — The leader of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot, whose protest performance at a Moscow cathedral led to prison terms for three of its members, appears to be lost in the nation's vast penal system, her husband said Sunday.
| Nov 17, 2013
| 12:49 PM
The University of California reached a tentative contract agreement with unionized nurses at its medical and student-health facilities, averting a one-day walkout that had been scheduled for Wednesday.
The four-year agreement still needs to be voted...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Port of Los Angeles truck drivers from three companies walked off the job Monday to protest what they called “unfair labor practices, including harassment, intimidation, and other violations of federal labor laws,” according to the group...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Stan Lee Media can't claim ownership to any of the iconic comicbook characters Stan Lee created for Marvel, a federal court judge ruled Thursday, giving full control of superheroes like Spider-Man, The Avengers, Iron Man, the Hulk, the Fantastic Four...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 10:01 AM
WASHINGTON — Thomas E. Perez was confirmed as secretary of Labor on Thursday, ending a long battle over his nomination in a key test of this week’s deal to end a showdown over Senate rules.
Perez, currently the nation’s top civil...