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LAUSD Officials Warn Potential Teachers Strike Could Mean ‘Catastrophic’ Layoffs

School officials are preparing for the possibility of a teachers strike amid an escalating rift over higher wages, smaller class sizes and evaluations.

02/26/2015

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Gas Prices Poised To End 4 Straight Months Of Declines

Analysts say a labor strike at a Carson petroleum plant and other sites nationwide is among several key factors likely to push gas prices back up over the $3-per-gallon mark.

02/02/2015

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United Steel Workers Call Strike At Carson Refinery, 8 Others Across Country

The United Steel Workers (USW) union has called a strike at the refinery in Carson, as well as eight other refineries across the country.

02/01/2015

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Doctors Protest Outside UC Student Health Centers

Doctors at University of California student health centers, including the one at UCLA, picketed Tuesday to protest what they call unfair labor practices.

01/27/2015

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Doctors At UC’s Student Health Centers To Strike

Doctors at the University of California’s student health centers who are negotiating a contract will strike for one day to protest what they say are unfair labor practices.

01/26/2015

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UC Health Center Doctors To Strike Over Unfair Labor Practices

Doctors who work at UCLA’s Ashe Student Health & Wellness Center, along with colleagues at three other UC campuses, will hold a one-day strike Tuesday to protest what they call unfair labor practices.

01/26/2015

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Downtown Hotel Workers Strike In Support Of Coworkers Who Filed Complaints

Workers at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Los Angeles Downtown conducted a one-day strike today to support complaints filed by employees who allege they missed rest breaks and who want back pay.

01/22/2015

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Kaiser Mental Health Workers Begin Weeklong Strike At Calif. Hospitals

Mental health professionals working at Kaiser hospitals Monday began a weeklong statewide strike protesting the provider’s “chronic failure to provide . . . quality mental health care.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/12/2015

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Nurses Appeal Directly To San Bernardino County Supervisors For Higher Wages

Nurses from one of the Inland Empire’s largest county-run hospitals took their fight to county leaders Tuesday, just a week after going on a two-day strike over wages.

12/16/2014

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Arrowhead Nurses Strike Over Wages

Hundreds of nurses at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center went on strike Tuesday morning over wages.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/09/2014

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Port Of LA Truck Driver Strike To Expand To Rail Yards

The picket lines at the Port of Los Angeles expanded to local rail yards Tuesday in an effort to disrupt cargo distribution before Black Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/18/2014

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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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Calif. Nurses Continue With 2-Day Walkout Over Ebola

Registered nurses at two Southland hospitals and those in over a dozen other states continued a two-day strike to demand better equipment for handling Ebola patients, despite the United States being Ebola-free.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/12/2014

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Calif. Nurses Stage Walkout Over Ebola

Thousands of registered nurses in California and over a dozen other U.S. states Tuesday kicked off a two-day strike to demand better equipment for handling Ebola patients.

11/11/2014

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Pilots Strike Forces Cancellation Of Lufthansa Flights From LAX

Three departing Lufthansa flights from Los Angeles International Airport were canceled Monday because of a strike by a pilots’ union.

10/20/2014

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