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.
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.
Union members returned to negotiations Monday with three of the Southland’s largest grocery chains.
Simi Valley police this weekend said that one of their own helped deliver a baby girl.
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.
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.
The Los Angeles City Council voted Friday in favor of a new labor agreement reached this week between the city and the union representing 92 percent of workers at the Department of Water and Power.
Police said they arrested about 25 University of California health care workers who staged a sit-in that has closed an intersection, causing traffic backups during rush hour at the Los Angeles campus.
Outgoing Labor Secretary Hilda Solis could be setting her sights on a Los Angeles County supervisor seat when she steps down from her position in the Obama Administration.
The curse of brain dead Republicans is not limited to Washington, DC. It turns out that GOP leaders in state capitols have also been unable to digest the results of November’s elections.
After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.
Employees at the nation’s largest retailer may be walking off the job on one of the biggest shopping days of the year.
A union spokesman said a planned walkout on the eve of Thanksgiving could cause ‘significant travel delays’ at Los Angeles International Airport.
There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.
The newspapers that are not endorsing President Barack Obama are extremely brave. They are to be positively recognized for their courage to stand up against the onslaught of the liberal media which refuses to speak in the best interest of the country as the presidential election nears.