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  • Machinists union local set to vote on Boeing contract

    SEATTLE — Waving angry signs and clenched fists, several hundred union members rallied Thursday afternoon for a vote against a contract that would cut their benefits but guarantee that Boeing Co. builds its latest wide-body jet in the Puget Sound...
  • Boeing contract underscores decline of union clout

    SEATTLE — After battling for months with Boeing Co.'s leadership, the company's largest union approved an eight-year contract that trades hard-fought pension benefits for the right to build the 777X airliner — a bitterly fought concession that...
  • Amazon workers in Germany strike during busy holiday season

    Amazon workers in Germany strike during busy holiday season
    Amazon workers in Germany went on strike Monday, protesting the working conditions at the online retailer's shipping centers. The workers' union, Ver.di, also sent a delegation to the company's Seattle offices. "The Amazon system is characterized by low...
  • Will Calderon scandal delay film tax credit bill?

    Will the federal probe into the activities of state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon delay or derail efforts to expand California's film tax credit program? That's the question many in the film industry were privately asking after reports emerged that federal...
  • Will an FBI Sting Stymie Efforts to Supersize California's Production Tax Incentives?

    As Sacramento was shaken by news of an "Argo"-esque FBI sting operation aimed at State Sen. Ron Calderon's support for film tax incentives, it raised concerns that it will make a planned push to expand the California credits all the more difficult....
  • Steve Dayan Elected Chairman of California Film Commission

    Steve Dayan, recently elected as secretary-treasurer of Teamsters Local 399, was chosen as the chairman of the California Film Commission for its 2014 term. Dayan was chosen at a meeting of the commission at SAG-AFTRA headquarters in Los Angeles on...
  • To keep L.A. and Long Beach's ports trucking

    To keep L.A. and Long Beach's ports trucking
    It takes 10,000 professional truck drivers to move all the goods that come into the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. And it's no wonder. Our two ports handle 40% of all goods imported to the United States. A lot of the jobs generated by the ports,...
  • Highland Park agrees to 3 percent raises for maintenance workers

    Highland Park agrees to 3 percent raises for maintenance workers
    Averting strike, the city of Highland Park reached an agreement with maintenance workers in the public works department after more than two years of negotiations, officials said recently. Represented by the Local 150, the bargaining unit of about 38...
  • 'Super PACs' negate spending limits in L.A. mayor's race

    'Super PACs' negate spending limits in L.A. mayor's race
    Strict limits on campaign contributions imposed by voters nearly three decades ago are crumbling in the Los Angeles mayor's race, with big donors using loosely regulated "super PACs" to help candidates like never before in a citywide election, a Times...
  • 'Living wage' at issue in L.A. mayoral campaign

    'Living wage' at issue in L.A. mayoral campaign
    The pickup truck tooled around Highland Park on Saturday morning, loudspeakers in back crooning in Spanish: "Wendy, la Wendy. We're gonna vote. $15 an hour we'll make. Wendy, la Wendy, we're gonna dance. Eric Garcetti start crying." A political mailer...
  • Steve Dayan beats Leo Reed in Teamsters Local 399 election

    Steve Dayan beats Leo Reed in Teamsters Local 399 election
    In one of the biggest election upsets in recent Hollywood history, Steve Dayan has defeated veteran labor chief Leo Reed to become the new head of Teamsters Local 399. Dayan said he had won 56% of the votes in the closely watched contest, edging out...
  • Steve Dayan Tops Leo Reed for Teamsters Leadership

    Longtime business agent Steve Dayan has beaten Leo Reed for secretary-treasurer of Local 399 of the Intl. Brotherhood of Teamsters following a spirited campaign. Reed has held the post -- the top leadership slot at the local -- for 24 years, or eight...