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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.

06/17/2015

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May Day Rallies Broaden To Address Police Brutality, Race

Activists who are marching for labor and immigrant rights in U.S. cities on Friday will broaden their message to direct attention toward police brutality as tensions simmer in communities across the nation.

04/30/2015

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Companies In West Coast Port Dispute Make Appeal To Workers

Maritime companies are making their case for a new labor contract directly to West Coast dockworkers, hoping the rank-and-file will pressure union negotiators to reach a deal that would let billions of dollars of cargo now stuck at West Coast ports flow freely again.

02/18/2015

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SoCal Ports To Shut Down For 4 Days As Labor Talks Stall

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will again be partially shut down over four out of the next five days as a labor dispute continues between port employers and the dockworkers’ union.

02/11/2015

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LA City Workers Protest Service Cuts; Mayor Touts Progress In Labor Talks

City workers rallied to protest what they call cuts to municipal services even as Mayor Eric Garcetti touted progress in labor negotiations with employee unions.

02/10/2015

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Labor Dispute At West Coast Sea Ports Doesn’t Take A Holiday

The two sides have been trying to negotiate a new contract for months, and as tensions have risen the rate that cargo is moving has slowed.

01/19/2015

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Labor Activists: LA Ground Zero For Wage Theft

CBS2/KCAL9 political reporter Dave Bryan spoke with restaurant workers who say they’ve fallen victim to wage theft.

12/04/2014

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Truck Drivers Resume Strike At Port Of LA

Officials say deliveries into and out of the Port of Los Angeles were unaffected by a work stoppage by drivers from a pair of trucking companies.

11/13/2014

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Strife At West Coast Ports Threatens Delivery Of Holiday Goods

Labor strife at major West Coast sea ports is threatening the delivery of holiday goods that consumers expect and retailers need to turn a profit.

11/06/2014

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Truckers Strike At Los Angeles, Long Beach Ports

Drivers in a long-running labor dispute with three trucking companies at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach began what they said would be an indefinite strike Monday.

07/07/2014

Trucks transport containers at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, California on May 12, 2010. The twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which together make up the nation's busiest shipping container complex,  are expected to see a 10.2 percent increase in container traffic this year, with the value of good and services rising about 9 percent to over USD 308 billion.  The upward trend comes on the heels of a nearly 18 percent plunge in container traffic at the ports in 2008. (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Billions Of Dollars At Risk As West Coast Port Contract Ends

The West Coast ports that are America’s gateway for hundreds of billions of dollars of trade with Asia and beyond are no stranger to labor unrest and even violence.

06/22/2014

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Grocery Workers Return To Talks With SoCal Supermarket Chains

Union members returned to negotiations Monday with three of the Southland’s largest grocery chains.

02/03/2014

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Simi Valley Cop Helps Deliver Baby Girl At 76 Gas Station

Simi Valley police this weekend said that one of their own helped deliver a baby girl.

02/02/2014

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Burbank Man Loses Wife To Aneurysm After Giving Birth To 2nd Son

Chris Burgess had just taken his wife home from the hospital where she had just given birth to their second son, and everything seemed so perfect for this Burbank family.

01/29/2014

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Activists Rally Against Chinese Bus Manufacturer Over Labor Violations

A coalition of community groups gathered Thursday outside the offices of a Chinese electric bus manufacturer in downtown Los Angeles to protest alleged labor law violations.

10/31/2013

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