| 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 18, 2013
| 8:18 AM
ATHENS -- Banging bongo drums, blowing whistles and vowing to topple the government, thousands of state workers took to Greece’s streets Wednesday to protest looming job cuts that international lenders want in exchange for money to keep this debt-...
| 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 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...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 11:54 AM
At the beginning of the year, the Port of Baltimore was on a roll. At Seagirt Marine Terminal, the ribbon was cut on a 50-foot-deep berth financed by a $1.3 billion public-private partnership between the port and Ports America Chesapeake. The investment...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:39 PM
The BART strike that hit the San Francisco Bay Area on Friday was met with mixed reactions by a wary public, but many commuters feared a true life nightmare if the labor dispute keeping roughly 400,000 workday riders from the rail system spilled over into...