29_35x90 knx_35x90
CBSLA WEATHER APP: iPhone App Store | Android App Coming Soon | More Info | Watch Josh's Live Demo

SEIU

(Photo credit: Jana Birchum/Getty Images)

‘Landmark’ Deal To Pay LAUSD Cafeteria Workers, Custodians $15 An Hour

School district officials are set to reveal details of a tentative deal that would raise their minimum wage for nearly 20,000 cafeteria workers and other employees to over $15 an hour over two years.

07/01/2014

(credit: Robyn Beck/Getty Images)

AP: LAX Union Wants Emergency Training

Thousands of Los Angeles International Airport workers had no idea what to do when a gunman opened fire last year in a terminal because they were inadequately trained to deal with an emergency, according to a union report.

03/14/2014

(credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Workers At St. John’s Health Care Center To Be Paid $15/Hour Under ‘Living Wage’ Contract

Details of a new $15 an hour “living wage” contract for workers at South Los Angeles’ largest health center will be unveiled Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/13/2014

(credit: CBS)

LA County Social Worker Strike Ends

A four-day strike by county social workers ended Tuesday afternoon, with the county asking union leaders to return to the bargaining table.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/10/2013

(CBS)

Social Workers Go On Strike In Bid For More Hiring, Reduced Caseloads

Thousands of children’s social workers went on strike Thursday after contract talks with Los Angeles County officials broke down.

12/05/2013

(CBS)

SEIU Says LA County ‘Fully Recovered From Recession’, Calls For Wage Hikes

Thousands of Los Angeles County union employees were set for a rally Tuesday in downtown L.A. to demand higher wages amid county-wide budget cuts and hiring freezes.

04/16/2013

Tyrone Ricky Freeman (courtesy US Attorney's Office)

Ex-SEIU Chief Convicted Of Embezzlement

The former president of a Southland chapter of the Service Employees International Union has been convicted of embezzling tens of thousands of dollars from the organization, which represents home healthcare workers.

01/29/2013

(credit: CBS)

Some Non-Airport Workers Protesting At LAX Unclear Of Reason Behind Demonstration

Police arrested 13 protesters at Los Angeles International Airport who staged a demonstration on behalf of airport workers during one of the busiest travel days of the year.

CBS Los Angeles–11/21/2012

(credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

SEIU Worker Sought Fake Names To Sabotage LA Pension Switch

Former Mayor Richard Riordan says he has evidence that a low-level union member is behind an alleged illegal counter-campaign against his effort to change pensions plans for newly-hired public employees.

11/21/2012

SEIU protesters staged a one-day general striek at Los Angeles International Airport back in May  to protest what labor activists are calling unfair practices by airlines using hired contractors instead of unionized employees. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Thousands Of LAX Workers Set For Walkout On Thanksgiving Eve

A union spokesman said a planned walkout on the eve of Thanksgiving could cause ‘significant travel delays’ at Los Angeles International Airport.

11/16/2012

(Photo: Publicity shots of Dick Devos, union opponent, and James P. Hoffa, union organizer)

Digital Debate: Teamster’s Hoffa & Amway Heir DeVos: Clash Over Unions!

James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.

10/29/2012

(credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

LA Union Chief Charged With Embezzling

Federal prosecutors have charged the former president of the Service Employees International Union’s largest California local with embezzling tens of thousands of dollars to pay for wedding expenses and other non-union spending.

07/31/2012

(credit: Michal Czerwonka/Getty Images)

Union Workers Rally At LAX Against Cuts To Health Care Benefits

The Service Employees International Union protesters are employed by Aviation Safeguards, a contractor that supplies passenger-services workers at LAX.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/23/2012

government_money_generic

Supervisors Approve Money-Saving Changes To County Pension Plans

Riverside County supervisors Tuesday approved changes to their pension plan and the plans of other elected officials, managers and non-union employees that will require them to make their own contributions into retirement accounts, instead of taking the money out of the general fund.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/15/2011

(credit: Getty Images)

Angel Stadium Workers Approve New Contract

Angel Stadium employees ratified a new contract Tuesday night that includes pay raises and retains bonuses for postseason games.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/13/2011

more