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  • Truckers could stay off job at nation's busiest port complex

    Truck drivers who haul goods from the nation's busiest port complex in Southern California could stay off the job next week as part of a long-running labor dispute, union officials said Friday. It won't be clear until next week how many of the drivers...
  • USC Verdugo Hills Hospital nurses agree to new contract

    USC Verdugo Hills Hospital nurses agree to new contract
    An overwhelming majority of the 150 nurses at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital voted to approve a 14-month contract, a representative from the California Nurses Assn. said on Thursday, culminating a year of negotiations with hospital officials and...
  • IATSE and producers reach a new deal

    IATSE and producers reach a new deal
    The union representing Hollywood's technical workers has reached an agreement with the studios on a new three-year contract. The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers announced...
  • WGA lauds collapse of Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal

    WGA lauds collapse of Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal
    The collapse of the Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal is a happy ending as far as Hollywood writers are concerned. Chris Keyser, president of the union representing move and TV writers in Los Angeles, said he welcomed Comcast Corp.'s decision to pull the...
  • Kazakhstan votes for continuity while keeping eye on Ukraine

    As oil-rich Kazakhstan votes for a president Sunday, the governing elite is pounding home a mantra of stability as fears percolate about the country's massive Russian minority taking inspiration from the Moscow-backed insurgency in Ukraine. With...
  • BP strike lingers, union pantry shelves filled

    BP strike lingers, union pantry shelves filled
    Sharon Warnecke has worked at BP Whiting Refinery for 30 years as a machinist, the last 22 years as a firefighter, too. But for the past 2 1/2 months, Warnecke has spent much of her time at the United Steelworkers Local 7-1 union hall, filling in...
  • Philadelphia Ironworkers union agent gets 8 years in prison

    A top official at an ironworkers' union was sentenced on Thursday to eight years in prison in what federal prosecutors say was a campaign of violence and intimidation to coerce building contractors into hiring his workers over non-union competition....
  • Big drama in small theaters over wages for actors

    Big drama in small theaters over wages for actors
    It's not news when employers complain that unions are trying to drive them out of business. What's unusual about the dispute between small theater companies in Los Angeles County and Actors Equity, which represents stage performers nationwide, is that...
  • Tollway ends deal that guaranteed union labor on projects

    Tollway ends deal that guaranteed union labor on projects
    The Illinois Tollway board has voted to scrap a 20-year-old agreement that requires contractors to use union workers on construction projects in exchange for assurances against strikes, slowdowns or walkouts. By a 6-3 vote Thursday — a rare show...
  • UC clinics in Southern California to remain open amid doctors strike

    UC clinics in Southern California to remain open amid doctors strike
    The student health centers at five University of California campuses in Southern California, where unionized doctors are on strike over contract negotiations, will be open on Monday, according to university officials. The health professionals walked out...
  • Five myths about fast-food work

    Five myths about fast-food work
    Since fast-food workers started walking off the job in New York more than two years ago, their campaign has grown into a worldwide movement. Demanding $15 per hour and a union, workers in fast food and other low-wage industries have staged strikes,...