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Walmart Braces For ‘Black Friday’ Protests

Employees at the nation’s largest retailer may be walking off the job on one of the biggest shopping days of the year.


Striking workers could put Hostess brands out of business. (credit: CBS)

Hostess Going Out Of Business, Cites Nationwide Worker Strike

Hostess, the maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, is going out of business, closing plants, laying off its 18,500 workers and putting its brands up for sale.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/16/2012

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CBS2 Investigates Caltrans Employees Who Use Taxpayer-Funded Cars For Personal Use

A CBS2 investigation found some Caltrans employees using Caltrans trucks rented with taxpayer money for their own personal use.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/25/2012

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Workers, Community Leaders To Hold Rally At Pico Rivera Walmart

Workers from nearly a dozen Los Angeles Walmart stores will participate in a rallyl Thursday morning in protest of the company’s attempts to silence and retaliate against workers for speaking out.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/04/2012

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California To Form Scrap Metal Oversight Task Force

California state officials are planning to launch a task force to improve oversight of scrap metal recyclers.


CalTrans Drinking Investigation

Caltrans Begins Process Of Firing 3 Employees Following CBS2 Investigation

Caltrans has started the process to fire two supervisors, who made nearly $100,000 in taxpayer dollars last year, after a CBS2 investigation caught them drinking on the job. A third employee was also facing termination.



New Bill Would Grant Work Permits To Thousands Of Illegal Immigrants

A bill moving through the California Legislature is heating up the hot button issue of immigration reform.


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Long-Term Unemployment Benefits Expire For 93,000 Californians

Across the state Saturday, an estimated 93,000 Californians will join thousands of others whose unemployment benefits have run out.


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Soil Tests Beneath Building May Corroborate Claims By OC Workers

Test results released Tuesday could give some weight to claims by a group of workers, who believe that their building is to blame for birth defects, migraines and even cancer.


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Warehouse Workers Protest Alleged Labor Violations At Wal-Mart Contractor Facility

Hundreds of disgruntled workers plan to picket an Inland Empire mega-warehouse over alleged labor violations.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/16/2012

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Airport Workers To Protest Over Lost Health Care Benefits

More than 200 airport workers plan to stage a noisy demonstration Monday in departure terminals at LAX to protest what they say is a decision by their employer to cancel their contract and take away their health benefits.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/23/2012


Glendale Workers Charged After Video Of BMW Joyride Surfaces On YouTube

Two employees of a car dealership in Glendale who took a brand new BMW for a spin are now facing criminal charges.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/25/2011

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Sun Valley Neighbors To Serve Up 300 Thanksgiving Meals

A group of Sun Valley neighbors will distribute as many as 300 Thanksgiving meals to those in need Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/24/2011


Qantas Flights From LAX To Resume After Labor Dispute

Qantas Airlines is flying again after a court ordered striking employees to get back to work. The first flight took off from Sydney to Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday morning, but weekend flights from LAX were forced to stay on the ground.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/31/2011

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Gov. Brown Unveils New Pension Plan For State Workers

Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled a new pension plan for state workers Thursday, which will raise the retirement age to 67 for new hires.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/27/2011




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