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  • Fast-food protests: Dozens of workers arrested in strike for higher pay

    Fast-food protests: Dozens of workers arrested in strike for higher pay
    Dozens of fast-food workers from Los Angeles to Manhattan were arrested as they escalated a fight for better pay Thursday with strikes, rallies and acts of civil disobedience. Police took 10 people into custody after the protesters linked arms and sat...
  • Public health nurses promote healthy communities

    By Erinn Hutkin After 35 years as a public health nurse, Cecilia Libunao still treasures the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of others - especially children. Libunao, 56, grew up in the Philippines and spent 11 years there as a public...
  • Office Depot, Pratt & Whitney approved for government incentives

    Office Depot, Pratt & Whitney approved for government incentives
    Palm Beach County Commissioners approved millions of dollars in incentives Tuesday for Office Depot and Pratt & Whitney. The only opposition came from two county residents who raised concerns about giving public help to private companies. Palm Beach...
  • Upper Macungie OKs contract for township's first manager

    Upper Macungie OKs contract for township's first manager
    Upper Macungie supervisors unanimously approved a contract Thursday for Daniel Olpere, the township's first manager. Olpere, 63, who most recently served as manager of the Bucks County borough of Perkasie, will receive an annual salary of $115,000 until...
  • Cheerleaders' wage-theft lawsuit to cost Oakland Raiders $1.25 million

    Cheerleaders' wage-theft lawsuit to cost Oakland Raiders $1.25 million
    Eight months after filing a groundbreaking, class-action wage theft lawsuit against the Oakland Raiders, two former Raiderettes cheerleaders have won a $1.25-million settlement from the team. The deal was announced today by attorneys for both sides, and...
  • U.S. fast-food workers protest over pay, hundreds arrested

    NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. fast-food workers staged protests in some 150 cities on Thursday in a fight for higher pay, and organizers said more than 450 were arrested from Manhattan's Times Square to Los Angeles. About 400 protesters clogged...
  • The time is right for a minimum wage boost

    To the editor: The belief of some business leaders that raising the minimum wage to $13.25 an hour in Los Angeles "would lead to layoffs, cutbacks in workers' hours and price increases to maintain profits" is an argument not for keeping wages stagnant but...
  • Emanuel takes page from Obama's book on minimum wage

    Emanuel takes page from Obama's book on minimum wage
    With the stroke of a pen, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday borrowed a symbolic move from his former boss President Barack Obama, signing an executive order raising the minimum wage for employees working for city contractors. There was one key...
  • Hiking L.A.'s minimum wage is a win-win

    Hiking L.A.'s minimum wage is a win-win
    Of all major cities in the country, Los Angeles has the highest percentage of population living in poverty. After decades of slow job growth and stagnant wages, 28% of Angelenos — 1 million people — today live below the poverty line. Our city'...
  • Fast food workers plan civil disobedience in minimum wage fight

    Fast food workers plan civil disobedience in minimum wage fight
    Hundreds of fast food workers plan to strike and protest across the country on Thursday, the latest step in their push for a $15 hourly wage, organizers said Monday. The plans, discussed by organizers on Monday’s U.S. Labor Day holiday, include...
  • Taxpayers and workers gouged by labor-law dodge

    WASHINGTON The largest government infusion of cash into the U.S. economy in generations the 2009 stimulus was riddled with a massive labor scheme that harmed workers and cheated unsuspecting American taxpayers. At the time, government regulators...