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Service Employees International Union

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Thousands To Join LA County Social Workers’ Strike

A spokesman with the Service Employees International Union Local 721 said up to 10,000 Department of Public Social Services workers will join the strike Monday morning.


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‘Thousands’ Expected At DCFS Strike After Contract Talks Break Down With County Officials

Lowell Goodman, spokesperson for Service Employees International Union Local 721, told CBS2 negotiators successfully reached settlements on 25 of 28 bargaining units but talks stalled on Tuesday on the remaining issues.


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Warehouse Workers Allege Companies Withheld Pay, Refused To Allow Breaks

Three logistics companies with warehousing operations in Jurupa Valley routinely cheated workers of their wages, refused to allow them meal breaks and resorted to retaliatory measures if they complained, two
men suing the firms alleged today.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/18/2011

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California’s Largest Union Endorses Pot Legalization

California’s largest labor union is endorsing a November ballot initiative that would legalize marijuana.