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LAFD

LAFD Hiring Halt Blamed For ‘Dangerously Long’ Overtime Hours

Firefighters with the city of Los Angeles voiced criticism Tuesday of what they say is a broken recruiting process that has put public safety at risk.

04/01/2014

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Calif. Hospital Strike Averted By Tentative Contract Deal

Union officials say a planned strike by thousands of University of California hospital workers has been averted after contract talks yielded a deal.

03/23/2014

teacher school education

Union Says Fewer Teachers Facing Layoffs

Fewer teachers are expected to be laid off this year than the previous four school terms according to the state’s largest teachers union.

03/15/2014

LA City Attorney Mike Feuer. (credit: CBS)

City Officials Slam DWP Union Manager For Releasing Audit ‘Summary’

The business manager of IBEW Local 18 Thursday posted documents online he hoped would settle the controversy about how millions of rate-payer dollars were used on a training institute and a safety institute.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/06/2014

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Report Reveals Millions In Taxpayer Dollars Spent On Salaries For LAPD Union Officers

Taxpayers are paying a $750,000 bill every year for the officers, who work at the Los Angeles Police Protective League.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/04/2014

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Grocery Workers Return To Talks With SoCal Supermarket Chains

Union members returned to negotiations Monday with three of the Southland’s largest grocery chains.

02/03/2014

Sgt. Jeretta Sandoz is a 20-year LAPD veteran who has previously served as a mediator for the department. (Photo courtesy Facebook/VOTE Jerretta Sandoz for 2013 League Director)

LA Police Union Elects 1st African-American Director

The union representing Los Angeles police officers has elected its first African-American board member.

11/26/2013

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Workers Strike At UC Hospitals, Campuses Over Safe Staffing Issues

Workers at all University of California hospitals and nine UC campuses walked off the job Wednesday in a one-day strike over safe staffing issues.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/20/2013

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UC, Nurses Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

After nine months of negotiations, a tentative contract agreement has been reached between the University of California and thousands of registered nurses who are represented by the California Nurses Association (CNA).

11/17/2013

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LA County Workers Begin Voting On Strike Authorization

Los Angeles County workers belonging to the Service Employees International Union Local 721 will begin voting Wednesday on a strike authorization.

10/23/2013

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Thousands Of LA County Employees Walk Off Jobs Over Wage Increase

Thousands of Los Angeles County workers walked off their jobs Tuesday as they demand higher wages.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/01/2013

Teacher

Opponents Back Effort To Drop ‘Increasingly Radical’ Teachers’ Unions

A partnership of California advocacy groups is calling on teachers in Los Angeles and statewide to drop their memberships with labor unions.

09/17/2013

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Port Truck Drivers Continue 24-Hour Strike Over Effort To Unionize

More than a dozen drivers of Green Fleet Systems began their protest Monday outside of the company’s warehouse over unfair labor practices.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/27/2013

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25 Arrested At UCLA Protest At Busy Intersection

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/26/2013

LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy (courtesy UTLA)

LAUSD Chief Gets ‘F’ In Teachers Union Survey

The union representing teachers with the Los Angeles Unified School District gave Superintendent John Deasy a “failing grade” in a performance review released Thursday.

07/11/2013

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