| Nov 20, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Singer Chris Brown was ordered by a judge Wednesday to rehab for 90 days, complete 24 hours a week of community labor and undergo periodic drug tests in his probation for assaulting singer Rihanna.
L.A. County Superior Court Judge James Brandlin made...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:49 PM
A developer behind three apartment projects in the works in Glendale is getting heat from a Los Angeles-area union for hiring subcontractors that allegedly don't meet the bargaining group's standards for fair wages and benefits.
Carpenters Local 209,...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 4:16 PM
A Maryland judge barred Walmart protesters on Tuesday from company property in advance of widespread demonstrations planned for Black Friday.
Anne Arundel County Circuit Judge Paul Harris also ordered activists to post a $10,000 bond, which they would...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 2:50 PM
KIEV, Ukraine -- Protesters blocked access to the government's headquarters in central Kiev on Monday and declared a general strike as Ukraine's most serious political crisis since the Orange Revolution of 2005 reached the country's far-flung regions...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Everyone knows that Catholic hospitals don’t perform elective abortions. Incomprehensibly, Catholic hospitals even fall afoul of the church if they perform an abortion to save a mother’s life.
But are they negligent if they fail to merely...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Only days before US Airways is set to officially merge with American Airlines, a labor dispute threatens to complicate the plan to create the world's largest airline.
A machinists union for US Airways has asked members of Congress to help settle a...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Fast-food workers, union organizers and community supporters are expected to protest nationwide for higher pay Thursday as the restaurant industry criticizes the campaign as “part of an ongoing effort to replace fact with fiction while ignoring...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Seven people were arrested for sitting in the middle of a downtown street in an act of civil disobedience Tuesday during a protest by striking Los Angeles County social workers.
County child-welfare workers, represented by Service Employees...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:13 PM
It's been more than a week since Lawrence + Memorial Hospital and its nurses' union sat down to negotiate an end to the lockout that threatens patients and workers. Yet both sides continue to play games.
This is outrageous, and we're not even talking...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:40 PM
A Los Angeles employee relations official delivered a stinging defeat to city labor leaders on Thursday, saying they failed to meet a procedural deadline for challenging a rollback in public employee pension benefits last year.
In a 23-page report,...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra who have been locked out in a contract dispute with management since 2012 have scheduled 10 concerts for 2014 with the possibility of more. The musicians said in an announcement Friday on their website that the...