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  • DWP union boss' veiled threat to L.A. ratepayers

    DWP union boss' veiled threat to L.A. ratepayers
    Kudos to L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, Controller Ron Galperin and City Atty. Mike Feuer for trying to bring accountability and transparency to the Department of Water and Power. However, the veiled threat issued by Brian D'Arcy, the business manager for...
  • Firefighter Suspended Without Pay; Found Unfit For Duty 4 Times

    HARTFORD — A Hartford firefighter who had been declared unfit for duty in four suspected alcohol-related incidents has been suspended for 89 days without pay. Douglas Caldwell, 42, of Hartford, also signed an undated letter of resignation,...
  • Raises approved for D214 teachers

    Raises approved for D214 teachers
    Salaries are going up for teachers and counselors in Arlington Heights-based Township High School District 214, but school district officials are releasing few details about the pay raises. The school board at its May 22 meeting approved a five-year...
  • Stonewalling at the DWP is unacceptable

     Stonewalling at the DWP is unacceptable
    On Tuesday, some of Los Angeles County's most prominent labor and community leaders were out demonstrating in support of a troubling idea: that the public has no right to know how public money is spent. Transparency, apparently, is not so important in Los...
  • Hopkins Hospital workers give notice to strike

    Hopkins Hospital workers give notice to strike
    The labor union representing service workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital has given the medical institution notice that employees are prepared to strike next week if negotiations over wages remain deadlocked. The notice issued by the 1199 SEIU United...
  • Downtown L.A. streets blocked for union demonstration at DWP building

    Downtown L.A. streets blocked for union demonstration at DWP building
    Hundreds of union workers flooded a section of downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday to protest what they characterized as a threat by city leaders to withhold an upcoming payment to two nonprofit training organizations affiliated with the Department of Water...
  • DWP union chief warns L.A. officials not to withhold trust payment

    DWP union chief warns L.A. officials not to withhold trust payment
    Flanked by a passel of labor leaders, Department of Water and Power union chief Brian D’Arcy warned Los Angeles officials Tuesday not to halt a scheduled payment to two DWP-affiliated nonprofits, arguing it would break a bargaining agreement with...
  • DWP union boss warns city not to withhold payments to nonprofits

    DWP union boss warns city not to withhold payments to nonprofits
    The dispute between top Los Angeles officials and one of the city's most powerful labor leaders intensified Tuesday when Department of Water and Power union boss Brian D'Arcy warned that the city was asking for "trouble" if money is withheld from two...
  • What made Rosie the Riveter strong: A voice at work

    Federal contract workers in low-wage service jobs have been calling attention to the need for better wages and working conditions. These workers, who serve meals to tourists at the Smithsonian Museums and clean offices in the Pentagon, have added their...
  • Orland fire district's pay still high

    Orland fire district's pay still high
    Three years ago, the president of a large southwest suburban fire district made waves by publicly flogging two dozen of his own firefighters for each costing taxpayers more than $200,000 annually in pay and benefits. But a Tribune investigation has...
  • US Airways reaches tentative agreement with mechanics union

    US Airways has reached a tentative labor agreement with its machinists, mechanics and fleet service workers, eliminating what could have been a thorny barrier to a completed merger with American Airlines. The tentative agreement was announced Monday...