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Calif. Labor Board Ruling Classifies Uber Driver As Employee, Not Contractor

Drivers for Uber and other ride-sharing services are celebrating what is considered to be a major legal victory.


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LAUSD Cuts Ties With MISIS Contractor

The Los Angeles Unified school district has cut ties with a contractor that provided services connected with student information system that has caused headaches for school administrators district-wide, officials said Thursday.


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Woman Reportedly Awakes To Find Husband Kidnapped From San Jacinto Home

John R. Ecker, 35, may have been kidnapped and Riverside County authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating him.


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City Council Member Leads Push To Bring Boeing Project To Long Beach

A Long Beach City Council member is fighting to keep workers at a local Boeing plant on the job.


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‘Child Rapists’ Among Arrestees In Raids On Unlicensed Contractors

A registered sex offender and several people with arrest warrants were among those targeted in a multi-city sting operation aimed at unlicensed contractors.


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Contractor Rewarded With Cold Beer After Helping Catch Rapist

The family of a young girl is thankful for a contractor who dropped his work to save her from being raped.

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SEIU Workers Stage Protest Outside LAX Terminal Over ‘Reckless’ Contractors

Workers with the Service Employees International Union are protesting what they call the hiring of “reckless” contractors who cut corners to save money.

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Actress Sharon Stone To Pay $232K In Negligence Lawsuit

An actress who became famous for exposing herself on the big screen will now have to pay big bucks for exposing a contractor to injury.

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Union Rallies To Save Members’ Jobs At Ontario BMW Warehouse

The Teamsters Union says it is launching a campaign asking BMW dealers to support workers at a Southern California parts distribution center. About 100 workers are slated to lose their jobs when contracts expire August 31.

CBS Los Angeles–06/16/2011

State May Probe Petition Drive At Compton School

The California Board of Education wants a state investigation into alleged misconduct during a petition drive for a Compton charter school.