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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

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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

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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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3 Workers Hurt In Electrical Vault Explosion

Three men were injured in an electrical vault explosion in Orange County Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/26/2011

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Workers At ‘Dangerously Short-Staffed’ USC Hospital Go On Strike

The job action at the former USC University Hospital began at 6 a.m., when the strikers, many in scrubs or lab coats, started marching with picket signs.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/12/2011

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Gas Co. Union To Customers: Don’t Pay Your Bills If We Strike

Disgruntled workers for one of the Southland’s biggest utilities signaled Thursday they could be ready to go on strike β€” and they want local customers to stand with them.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/29/2011

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Strike Averted? Grocery Workers To Vote On New Contract Friday

Southern California grocery workers will vote on a new contract Friday. If it’s approved as expected, a crippling supermarket strike will be averted.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/23/2011

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Albertsons Says ‘Progress Is Being Made’ In Grocery Talks

A spokesperson for the Albertsons chain issued the following statement Sunday evening.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/18/2011

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Grocery Workers Could Strike As Early As Sunday Night

Grocery workers upset with sluggish contract negotiations could strike as early as Sunday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/16/2011

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Hyatt Hotel Workers Walk Out In West Hollywood Over Union Contract

Employees at a Hyatt hotel in West Hollywood took part in a week-long multi-city walkout Thursday to protest work conditions.

09/08/2011

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Nanny State? Calif. May Force Parents To Pay Babysitters Workers’ Comp, OT

The next time you plan a movie night without the kids, you may have to provide more than just pizza for your babysitter.

08/31/2011

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Smaller Stores Hope To Cash In On Potential Grocery Workers Strike

A looming labor strike at three of the Southland’s biggest supermarket chains may mean bigger profits for some of their smaller competitors.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/29/2011

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Higher Earners, Younger Residents Migrating To Downtown LA

The U.S. economy at large may be headed for a double-dip recession, but things are looking up for downtown Los Angeles.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/24/2011

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