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Tentative Agreement Reached In Dockworkers Dispute With Ports

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez negotiated for a five-year deal, union officials were quoted as saying.

02/20/2015

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Labor Chief Issues Friday Deadline In West Coast Port Talks

The nation’s top labor official ratcheted up pressure on the two sides haggling over a new contract for dockworkers at West Coast seaports, reportedly saying if they don’t reach an agreement by Friday, they’ll have to leave California and negotiate in Washington.

02/19/2015

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Companies In West Coast Port Dispute Make Appeal To Workers

Maritime companies are making their case for a new labor contract directly to West Coast dockworkers, hoping the rank-and-file will pressure union negotiators to reach a deal that would let billions of dollars of cargo now stuck at West Coast ports flow freely again.

02/18/2015

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Obama Sends Labor Secretary To Calif. To Settle West Coast Ports Dispute

President Obama is set to send United States Labor Secretary Tom Perez to California in an attempt to address the slowdown of ports on the West Coast.

02/14/2015

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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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Labor Dispute At West Coast Sea Ports Doesn’t Take A Holiday

The two sides have been trying to negotiate a new contract for months, and as tensions have risen the rate that cargo is moving has slowed.

01/19/2015

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Civil War Cannonball Discovered In Orange County Raises Questions Amongst Historians

A cannonball said to date back to the Civil War is raising questions amongst historians after being discovered in San Diego Creek near Irvine.

12/30/2014

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L.A. Schools, Supervisors Reach Tentative Agreement

The Los Angeles Unified School District and the union representing administrative assistants and other supervisory staff members have reached a tentative agreement.

12/04/2014

UTLA President Alex Caputo-Pearl (left) lead teachers at a rally at North Hollywood High ahead of contract talks with the LAUSD. (Photo courtesy Twitter/UTLA)

LA School Board Meets Amid Calls For Smaller Class Sizes, MISIS Audit

Officials were set to meet Tuesday as teachers say they want smaller class sizes and parents want a civil grand jury investigation into the troubled roll-out of the district’s computerized student-information system.

10/21/2014

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‘Highly Unusual': LAPD Union Declares Impasse In Contract Talks

Officials with the union representing nearly 10,000 LAPD officers announced Friday the “highly unusual” step of declaring an impasse in salary negotiations with the city.

09/12/2014

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UTLA Urges ‘Teacher Jail’ For LAUSD Chief Amid iPad, MISIS Probes

Teachers say LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy to follow his own policy as officials conduct investigations into two of the district’s controversial technology programs.

09/03/2014

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Guide To The Taste Food Festival

Labor Day weekend, August 29-31, is all about L.A. Times The Taste, which takes over Paramount Pictures Studios for a three day showcase of this city’s best restaurants, bars and chefs.

08/20/2014

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Chef Bruce Kalman Shares Recipes He’ll Cook At LA Times ‘The Taste’ Food Festival

Chef Bruce Kalman stopped by KCAL9 Monday to give a sneak peek of what he’ll be cooking at the LA Times The Taste food festival.

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Uniformed and off-duty LAPD officers packed the Police Commission meeting Tuesday. (Photo credit: Ed Mertz/Twitter)

LAPD Officers Reject Proposed City Contract Denying Raises

Dozens of LAPD officers and union leaders Tuesday were on hand to take their contract dispute before the Los Angeles Police Commission.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/15/2014

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Union Chief’s Remarks Seen As Signal For Possible LA Teachers Strike

Officials with the Los Angeles teachers union may be inching closer to a potential strike following remarks made a union official, according to reports.

07/14/2014

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