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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

(CBS)

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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LA, Long Beach Port Workers On Strike To Resume Talks With Employers

A strike at the port of Los Angeles’ busiest terminal spread to six other terminals and the port of Long Beach Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/30/2012

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Port Workers Defy Ruling To End Walkout Over ‘Outsourcing’

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.

11/28/2012

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Some Non-Airport Workers Protesting At LAX Unclear Of Reason Behind Demonstration

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.

CBS Los Angeles–11/21/2012

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SEIU Worker Sought Fake Names To Sabotage LA Pension Switch

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.

11/21/2012

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Walmart Workers Threaten More Walkouts Over Pay, Benefits

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.

10/10/2012

(AP/FILE)

Prop 32′s Limit On Unions’ Political Spending Stirs Controversy

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.

10/03/2012

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