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  • Fracking-inspired moratorium on oil drilling to expire in Carson

    Fracking-inspired moratorium on oil drilling to expire in Carson
    An effort to extend a moratorium on all oil drilling in the city of Carson failed Tuesday night after the five-member City Council failed to reach the four-fifths supermajority needed to keep the ban in place. The temporary ban, passed last month, was...
  • Alex Caputo-Pearl wins runoff to lead L.A. teachers union

    Alex Caputo-Pearl wins runoff to lead L.A. teachers union
    Alex Caputo-Pearl was a young, activist teacher when he helped lead the Bus Riders Union, co-founded a group to organize against the growing influence of standardized testing and helped start a bloc within the union to push for liberal-leaning issues....
  • Former Hollywood exec loses second bid to go after police union

    Former Hollywood exec loses second bid to go after police union
    For a second time, Hollywood executive turned banking executive Brian Mulligan has failed to persuade a judge that he was unfairly attacked by the Los Angeles police union. A federal judge this week threw out a lawsuit Mulligan brought against Eric...
  • Judge rejects lawsuit against L.A. police union media consultant

    Judge rejects lawsuit against L.A. police union media consultant
    For a second time, Hollywood executive turned banking executive Brian C. Mulligan has failed to persuade a judge that he was unfairly attacked by the Los Angeles police union. A federal judge this week threw out a lawsuit Mulligan brought against Eric...
  • Baltimore police contract calls for raises, fewer positions

    Baltimore police contract calls for raises, fewer positions
    A tentative agreement between Baltimore and its police union would cut vacant positions from the department while raising officer pay, a shift intended to stop officers from leaving for better-paying agencies. The proposed three-year contract marks a...
  • Chicago cabbies group wants to join union

    Chicago cabbies group wants to join union
    A group of Chicago cabbies announced another move today in their fight to get City Hall to raise taxi fares and take other steps to improve their bottom line, saying they will try to join a national union to strengthen their bargaining position. Fayez...
  • Review: 'Cesar's Last Fast' focuses on the myth, not the man

    Review: 'Cesar's Last Fast' focuses on the myth, not the man
    The documentary "Cesar's Last Fast" covers much the same ground as the dramatized "Cesar Chavez" released last month. Both center on the labor leader who in the 1960s helped to form the United Farm Workers union, organize the California grape workers'...
  • Closure of BWI brewhouse results in 15 lost jobs

    Closure of BWI brewhouse results in 15 lost jobs
    The Samuel Adams Brewhouse at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport has closed, effective Wednesday, resulting in 15 employees losing their jobs. The restaurant was operated by Creative Food Group, a subtenant of AirMall USA, which leases space to concessions...
  • SAG-AFTRA Contract Talks Will Be Blacked Out

    Mum's the word on the upcoming SAG-AFTRA contract talks. The performers union and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have agreed to a news blackout on their upcoming negotiations on a master contract. Talks are set to start Monday...
  • Five questions for Jenny Morgan

    Jenny Morgan headed a health care IT company for years before jumping to private equity, but she realized her passion wasn't investing in firms — it was being in the trenches, running one. So when the founder of Linthicum-based basys wanted to...
  • Union Fighting AT&T's Wireline Sale To Frontier; Fears As Many As 1,500 State Job Cuts

    The president of the union that represents AT&T wireline workers in Connecticut declared Friday night that the union would step up its fight to block AT&T's planned $2 billion sale of the business to Frontier Communications, after concluding that Frontier...