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.
The clerical worker strike at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach entered its seventh day Monday.
Contract talks between striking clerical workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and shippers adjourned Saturday night.
A strike at the port of Los Angeles’ busiest terminal spread to six other terminals and the port of Long Beach Wednesday.
Hundreds of clerical workers at one of the busiest piers at the Port of Los Angeles defied an order to end a labor strike over alleged staffing shortages.
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.
Employees of the global retail giant say they will stage more of the same walkouts that have spread across the nation if the company refuses to meet their demands for better working conditions.
California voters are being asked to starve unions of the tens of millions of dollars they use to finance campaigns and political organizing, as the nation’s largest state wades into the national debate over labor clout.
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.
A vote on Thursday to approve the Los Angeles Unified School District budget for next year faces stiff opposition from the district’s own superintendent.
The president of the firefighters union says commissioners now support tapping the reserve fund to bring back ambulances, engines, and the staff to operate them.
A $220 million shortfall behind the mayor’s threat has left already-squeezed municipal workers incensed.
Workers with the Service Employees International Union are protesting what they call the hiring of “reckless” contractors who cut corners to save money.
Medical marijuana dispensary workers announced plans Thursday to unionize.