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  • Employees of Motion Picture & Television Fund ratify contract

    Employees of Motion Picture & Television Fund ratify contract
    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...
  • Sunkist ordered to restore $1.6 million to retirement plans

    Sunkist ordered to restore $1.6 million to retirement plans
    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...
  • Jailed Pussy Riot band member has gone missing, family says

    Jailed Pussy Riot band member has gone missing, family says
    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,...
  • Defining the Full Monty is the Supreme Court's job

    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...
  • Labor dispute over Pac-12 Networks reaches Stanford University

    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...
  • Labor court halts work at World Cup stadium after deadly fall

    Labor court halts work at World Cup stadium after deadly fall
    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....
  • Cement masons union leader subject of U.S. investigation

    Cement masons union leader subject of U.S. investigation
    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...
  • Pussy Riot leader lost in Russia's prison system, husband says

    Pussy Riot leader lost in Russia's prison system, husband says
    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. Pyotr Verzilov...
  • UC reaches tentative contract with nurses, averting walkout

    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...
  • Port of L.A. truck drivers stage 36-hour strike

    Port of L.A. truck drivers stage 36-hour strike
    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...
  • Judge Rules Stan Lee's Comicbook Characters Belong to Marvel, Disney

    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...
  • Senate confirms Thomas E. Perez as Labor secretary

    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...