| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:13 PM
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- Two Bay Area Rapid Transit workers killed Saturday during an employee strike were operating under employer rules that made them responsible for their own safety, a federal transportation investigator said Tuesday.
| Oct 22, 2013
| 8:20 PM
When President Obama and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif meet in the White House on Wednesday for the first high-level contact between their countries in years, there will be plenty to talk about but little on which to agree.
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Steve Glazer may represent the California Legislature's wave of the future. Then again, he may just crash on the rocks.
Glazer is a moderate Democrat running for the Assembly while bucking powerful organized labor.
That just is not done in...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Union negotiators and Lawrence + Memorial management will return to the table Monday afternoon, 20 days since 790 nurses and technicians first went out on strike.
Union negotiators and management at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London are...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:40 PM
After days of strikes, Los Angeles County and its social worker employees reached a deal Friday to end the labor action by reducing caseloads, one of the last sticking points to signing a contract with a union that represents 55,000 county workers....
| Nov 9, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Members of Los Angeles County's largest employee union voted to give their leaders authority to call a strike, after months of contentious talks about wages, employee healthcare and working conditions.
"If we need to go there, we'll go there, but I'm...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Join Times staff writer Abby Sewell at 9 a.m. for a L.A. Now Live discussion about the recent vote by members of Los Angeles County’s largest employee union to give their leaders authority to call a strike.
Members of the Service Employees...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Will County officials and union leaders are heading back to the bargaining table Wednesday at the request of a federal mediator in an effort to avoid a strike by union employees.
Both sides were directed by the mediator to be prepared to meet on...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:29 AM
With a Nov. 13 deadline looming, a federal arbitrator called Will County officials and union leaders together in an attempt to reach an agreement in contract talks that began more than a year ago.
Both sides met Tuesday, days after union leaders filed...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Workers for Giant Food and Safeway in parts of Maryland, Virginia and Washington voted Wednesday to authorize a strike against the supermarket chains, saying management has refused to offer a fair labor contract.
Members of United Food & Commercial...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 12:49 PM
The University of California reached a tentative contract agreement with unionized nurses at its medical and student-health facilities, averting a one-day walkout that had been scheduled for Wednesday.
The four-year agreement still needs to be voted...