| 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...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:57 PM
The sun beat down on protesters, policemen and curious shoppers alike as a crowd of roughly 100 people gathered outside the Wal-Mart in Paramount on Wednesday to call for better wages for store employees.
The event was planned by several labor groups,...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:40 PM
In an opening salvo of contract talks, Pratt & Whitney management is asking the Machinists union to give up 252 jobs at the East Hartford and Middletown plants, clearing the way for the company to bring in outside contractors for materials handling work...
| 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...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 8:57 PM
It has been a sad bedrock of Connecticut's modern industrial history: As factory unions lose members, their political heft and bargaining power withers.
At Pratt & Whitney, the prime example, the ranks of Machinists union members in the jet engine...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:57 AM
Port truck drivers from three Carson-based firms went on strike Monday, alleging unfair labor practices by their employers, union organizers said.
Truck drivers from Green Fleet Systems allege their employer has in recent months retaliated against...