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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

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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

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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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UC Officials, Patients Await Planned Strike

Some family members of patients receiving care at UCLA awaited the planned strikes scheduled to start early Tuesday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/20/2013

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Judge Rules Walkout OK For Some UC Medical Center Workers

A judge has ruled that some workers at the five largest University of California medical centers can go on strike for two days starting Tuesday.

05/20/2013

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Elective Surgeries Canceled Ahead Of Looming UC Walkout

A potential walkout among 13,000 workers at five University of California medical centers statewide next week has already prompted officials to cancel elective surgeries.

05/17/2013

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SAG-AFTRA Announces Layoffs One Year After Merger

Hollywood’s biggest labor union has announced a 15 percent reduction in staffing just over one year after announcing a mega-merger.

04/22/2013

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SEIU Says LA County ‘Fully Recovered From Recession’, Calls For Wage Hikes

Thousands of Los Angeles County union employees were set for a rally Tuesday in downtown L.A. to demand higher wages amid county-wide budget cuts and hiring freezes.

04/16/2013

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Union Workers To Protest Exec Pay At UC Campuses Statewide

Thousands of University of California employees and students were expected to take part in protests at campuses statewide on Thursday over what one workers’ union alleges to be skyrocketing executive compensation.

01/31/2013

Tyrone Ricky Freeman (courtesy US Attorney's Office)

Ex-SEIU Chief Convicted Of Embezzlement

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.

01/29/2013

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Strike At Southland Ports Reportedly Costing $1 Billion A Day

The clerical worker strike at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach entered its seventh day Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/03/2012

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Contract Talks Adjourn Amid 5th Day Of Port Strike

Contract talks between striking clerical workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and shippers adjourned Saturday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/01/2012

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