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  • Thousands gather to protest pay at Hopkins Hospital

    Thousands gather to protest pay at Hopkins Hospital
    Many held signs reading "End Poverty Pay at Johns Hopkins Hospital." Some repeated union rally chants. Others brought their children and family for support. All gathered Saturday at the Inner Harbor to demand better wages and benefits from the world-...
  • DWP union wins delay on court order to reveal nonprofits' spending

    DWP union wins delay on court order to reveal nonprofits' spending
    Brian D'Arcy, head of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's largest union, has won a last-minute reprieve from a court-ordered deadline to show how a pair of controversial DWP nonprofit trusts spent more than $40 million in ratepayer money....
  • Hospitals and union make deal to avoid ballot measure fight

    California hospitals have reached a deal with the state's largest healthcare union to avoid an expensive and potentially nasty ballot measure fight this fall that would have cast a harsh spotlight on high medical costs and executive salaries. As part of...
  • MICA adjunct faculty votes to form union

    MICA adjunct faculty votes to form union
    Adjunct faculty members at the Maryland Institute College of Art voted to unionize this week, creating the first union representing part-time faculty members at any four-year college in the state. The MICA adjuncts began organizing in March amid...
  • New contract guarantees a series of raises for some Metro workers

    New contract guarantees a series of raises for some Metro workers
    After months of negotiation, Los Angeles County transportation officials and a union that represents maintenance workers have both approved a new contract that guarantees a 3% annual raise for the next four years. Raises for nearly 2,300 Los Angeles...
  • Rivers Casino, union settle labor charges

     Rivers Casino, union settle labor charges
    Rivers Casino operators have reached a settlement with a Chicago-based hospitality workers union over claims that the casino tried to prevent employees from unionizing. The settlement agreement, approved last month by the National Labor Relations Board,...
  • Debate over winter electric costs still simmers

    The weather finally is heating up, but the controversy over electricity costs associated with last winter's polar vortex still hasn't cooled down. One of the boiling issues is a controversial plan by one of the state's largest competitive electric...
  • LAX service companies to face labor peace requirement

    Los Angeles airport commissioners approved a variety of new rules for airline service companies Monday, including a controversial requirement for labor peace agreements to prevent strikes, boycotts and disruptive demonstrations at LAX. Mayor Eric...
  • Assembly Committee Greenlights Expansion of California's Film and TV Tax Credit

    Legislation to expand California's incentives for movie and TV production cleared the Assembly's Revenue and Taxation Committee on Tuesday, as lawmakers try to respond to the flight of production to other states with a sweeter offering of tax credits....
  • Chicago fast food workers vote to join national strike next week

    Chicago fast food workers vote to join national strike next week
    A few hundred fast food workers in Chicago on Wednesday voted to join a national one-day strike against their employers on May 15. Strikes are planned for 150 cities, including New York City. The national strike was announced at an event there at midday...
  • Chicago fast-food workers join today's national strike

    Chicago fast-food workers join today's national strike
    Undeterred by wind and rain, dozens of fast food workers and community activists gathered early Thursday morning outside the so-called Rock 'n' Roll McDonald's in downtown Chicago calling for wages of $15 per hour and better working conditions. Music by...