In Spirit Of Labor Day, Obama Orders Federal Contractors To Give Employees Paid Sick LeaveCourting unions on Labor Day, President Barack Obama denounced Republicans for a "constant attack on working Americans" and said he was using his executive power to force federal contractors to give paid sick leave to their employees.
LAX Workers Take Legal Action Against Alleged 'English Only' Policy A lawsuit set to be filed on behalf of workers at Los Angeles International Airport alleges that a Delta Airlines contractor has unlawfully instituted an "English Only" policy in the workplace.
LA Workers Join Global Campaign On Tax Day Striking For Higher PayHundreds of Southland workers marched and rallied on Tax Day Wednesday in a global campaign for higher pay.
Report: American Apparel To Lay Off Nearly 200 EmployeesAmerican Apparel Inc. will lay off about 180 employees as it attempts a comeback amid worker discontent and new management, according to a report Thursday.
Audit Finds Workers' Comp Costs For LA Police, Firefighters Up SharplyInjury costs for Los Angeles police and firefighters that were hurt on the job have jumped 35 percent in the last five years, according to city officials.
Lawmaker Proposes Allowing Children Of Live-In Workers To Attend Local Schools Children of nannies, housekeepers, and other live-in employees would be eligible to attend local schools where their parents live and work.
Labor Dispute At West Coast Sea Ports Doesn't Take A HolidayThe 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.
Labor Activists: LA Ground Zero For Wage TheftCBS2/KCAL9 political reporter Dave Bryan spoke with restaurant workers who say they've fallen victim to wage theft.
Congresswoman Cites 'Growing Concern' About Ebola From Airport Workers, Nurses A Southland Congresswoman is calling for a meeting with Los Angeles city officials to review current procedures being used to screen passengers for – and respond to – a potential incident involving the Ebola virus.
Construction Workers To Call On LA Developer To Use 'Ethical Contractors'Construction workers including Latino immigrants and their supporters Thursday were expected to rally outside the offices of a Los Angeles developer to call on the firm to provide safer conditions to workers.
Labor Dispute Briefly Shuts LA, Long Beach Ports Workers with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union are negotiating a new contract with their employers at 29 West Coast ports, but their action was unrelated to those talks.
'Landmark' Deal To Pay LAUSD Cafeteria Workers, Custodians $15 An Hour School district officials are set to reveal details of a tentative deal that would raise their minimum wage for nearly 20,000 cafeteria workers and other employees to over $15 an hour over two years.