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.
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.
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.
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.
A union spokesman said a planned walkout on the eve of Thanksgiving could cause ‘significant travel delays’ at Los Angeles International Airport.
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.
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.
The Service Employees International Union protesters are employed by Aviation Safeguards, a contractor that supplies passenger-services workers at LAX.
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.
Angel Stadium employees ratified a new contract Tuesday night that includes pay raises and retains bonuses for postseason games.
Janitors, ushers and ticket-takers are reportedly the lowest-paid at any of the major stadiums in California.
The former head of a Los Angeles union is going to federal prison for stealing $52,000 from a voter outreach program.
California’s largest state employee union have ratified a deal calling for pay cuts for nearly 5 percent of the 95,000 government workers.
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