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  • 'A Dreadful Deceit' argues against a 'racial' past

    Four years ago, Atty. Gen. Eric Holder called us a "nation of cowards" for refusing to confront our racial past. Jacqueline Jones' "A Dreadful Deceit" dismisses the very idea that our past is "racial." What Holder identifies as our national burden,...
  • BART and largest unions resolve latest contract dispute

    SAN FRANCISCO — Labor discord that has dragged on since spring between Bay Area Rapid Transit and its largest unions may finally have been resolved. Troubles at the negotiation table led to two debilitating regional commuter rail strikes, and...
  • When the right to sue goes away

    Federal regulators are taking a closer look at those restrictive contract provisions that force consumers to arbitrate disputes — barring them from suing a company individually or joining a class-action lawsuit. And it doesn't look as if officials...
  • Workers sue over shutdown pay delays

    Workers sue over shutdown pay delays
    Hundreds of federal workers who say they were not paid on time during the partial government shutdown are suing for compensation. The suit, initially filed in October on behalf of five Bureau of Prisons workers, has since attracted interest from about...
  • UC hospital workers, custodians begin one-day strike

    UC hospital workers, custodians begin one-day strike
    The union that represents 22,000 employees at UC campuses and medical centers began a one-day strike early Wednesday morning at the system's nine campuses and five medical centers.  Service workers, patient care employees and student tutors are among...
  • Employees of Motion Picture & Television Fund ratify contract

    Employees of Motion Picture & Television Fund ratify contract
    The Motion Picture & Television Fund and the union representing its nursing staff have agreed to a new contract, ending a year-long labor dispute at the Woodland Hillls-based retirement community. On Friday, members of SEIU-UHW overwhelmingly voted in...
  • Labor court halts work at World Cup stadium after deadly fall

    Labor court halts work at World Cup stadium after deadly fall
    SAO PAULO -- A labor court has halted construction in part of the World Cup stadium where a man fell 115 feet to his death while working on a roofing structure in the jungle city of Manaus, further delaying the venue that will host the United States vs....
  • Hospital workers, custodians and tutors plan UC strike Wednesday

    Hospital workers, custodians and tutors plan UC strike Wednesday
    UC campuses and medical centers are preparing for a one-day strike Wednesday by service workers, patient care employees and student tutors. Some elective surgeries and treatments have been postponed at the system’s hospitals and replacement...
  • SAG-AFTRA Seeks Dismissal of Amended Ed Asner Suit Over Unpaid $130 Million

    SAG-AFTRA has asked a federal judge to dismiss the amended complaint by Ed Asner and 15 other members over alleged massive mishandling of $130 million in residuals and foreign royalties. The union filed the 18-page motion Wednesday, asserting that the...
  • Chris Brown Ordered to Rehab for Three Months

    Chris Brown is going back to rehab, this time with new rules dictated by a judge. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge James R. Brandlin on Wednesday ordered Brown to serve three months in a residential treatment facility and to submit to drug testing. The...
  • Chris Brown shattered mother's car window with rock, report says

    Chris Brown shattered mother's car window with rock, report says
    Chris Brown was kicked out of a rehab treatment program after he threw a rock through his mother's car window, according to a probation report. The incident occurred Nov. 10, during a family counseling session in which his mother said she wanted him...