| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:37 PM
A federal judge ruled Thursday that an exotic dancer at a nightclub on The Block, Baltimore's strip-club district, worked as an employee, not an independent contractor, and should be paid back wages.
Unique S. Butler of Owings Mills, who worked for tips...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:21 PM
The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees is throwing a Hail Mary pass to Stanford University's president.
In a tactic to put pressure on the Pac 12-Networks, with which the union has been in a long-standing labor dispute, the union on...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Sunkist Growers Inc., the Sherman Oaks-based citrus cooperative, has been ordered to restore more than $1.6 million to employee retirement plans, the U.S. Labor Department said Thursday.
The Labor Department sued Sunkist after Employee Benefits Security...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Get dressed for work this morning? Bummed that you won't be paid time and a half for it? The U.S. Supreme Court cares — really.
In Sandifer v. U.S. Steel, the court is actually considering whether the Federal Labor Standards Act, which excludes...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:15 PM
A felony assault charge filed against singer Chris Brown in Washington, D.C., over the weekend could mean a judge may determine he violated probation in his Los Angeles conviction for assaulting Rihanna.
If he is found to have violated probation, he...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 1:55 PM
A jailed member of Russian punk band Pussy Riot has gone missing in the country’s prison system, her family says.
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, known commonly as Nadya, was scheduled to be transferred from a prison in the Republic of Mordovia on Oct. 21,...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 1:15 PM
MOSCOW -- A member of the punk rock group Pussy Riot went on a hunger strike Monday to protest what she said were unbearable conditions at a Russian prison camp.
"I demand that human rights be observed in the [prison] colony; I demand that this camp ......
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:12 PM
STANFORD — A Crab Orchard man has been accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend, driving her to a remote field, beating her and threatening her with a baseball bat and a shovel.
“He tried to kill me,” Juanita Snow, the ex-girlfriend,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Eight of 70 defendants charged in a wide-reaching investigation that targeted the small but ruthless Armenian Power gang pleaded guilty this week in federal court, authorities said Wednesday.
Four of the eight were allegedly "members or associates" of...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 10:26 PM
Chief mechanic for 7 Indy 500 winners
George Bignotti, 97, who set a record as the chief mechanic for seven winners of the Indianapolis 500, died in his sleep of natural causes Fridayin Las Vegas, his daughter Mary Mendez said.
| Oct 20, 2013
| 9:22 PM
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Federal authorities launched an inquiry Sunday into the deaths of two Bay Area Rapid Transit workers who were struck by a train in the midst of a tense labor walkout that has disrupted travel for hundreds of thousands of...