| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:25 AM
The Minnesota Orchestra, which has been embroiled in a labor dispute for the past 12 months, has lost its music director, Osmo Vänskä. The Finnish conductor announced his resignation Tuesday morning as hopes for a resolution between management and...
| Aug 7, 2013
At nine prisons across California, more than 500 inmates continuing a hunger strike they began July 8 to protest what they call cruel and inhumane conditions, and this action — the third hunger strike in two years — must surely lead many...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:04 AM
The Minnesota Orchestra, which has been stuck in limbo due to an intractable labor dispute, has released the results of an independent financial review that showed the orchestra has faced a budget deficit totaling more than $22 million in the past three...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 11:49 AM
DETROIT (AP) — A federal appeals court struck down an injunction Friday, clearing the way for a Michigan law that likely will diminish the role of unions in public construction projects.
The court, in a 2-1 decision, said there's nothing illegal...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi told fans at the team’s fan fest event he believes the franchise is “at a critical stage” but has a unique opportunity to “create something special” despite the challenge of operating under...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 12:56 PM
This week, hundreds of Chicago workers organized a major labor strike, demanding a wage floor of $15 an hour and the right to unionize. Their protests come on the heels of the largest strike in the fast food industry's history, which took place in...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:41 PM
The man accused of slaying a woman whose body was found in Newport Beach last week did not enter a plea Tuesday when he briefly appeared in court.
Jaime Prieto Rocha, of Santa Ana, is charged with murdering Nancy Hammour, 28, of Santa Ana, whose body was...
| 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 5, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Stan Lee Media can't claim ownership to any of the iconic comicbook characters Stan Lee created for Marvel, a federal court judge ruled Thursday, giving full control of superheroes like Spider-Man, The Avengers, Iron Man, the Hulk, the Fantastic Four...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:23 PM
Lehigh County commissioners on Wednesday voted to hire outside counsel to represent the county in a labor lawsuit filed last month. County Solicitor Matt Sorentino said it's rare for them to recommend outside counsel, but this area of law is highly...
| 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,...