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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Federal Judge Richard Posner's stinging rebuke to foes of gay marriage, full .html text

    Federal Judge Richard Posner's stinging rebuke to foes of gay marriage, full .html text
    In his opinion issued yesterday, Chicago-based Federal Judge Richard Posner, writing for a three-judge panel, didn't simply overturn the ban on gay marriage in Wisconsin and Indiana. In the words of Charles Pierce at Esquire, he "tore (it) into tiny...
  • 'Skeleton Twins' Premiere to Be Picketed Over Projectionists' Pay

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Hollywood's awards season may have an awkward component, thanks to a dispute over projectionists' pay at the Hollywood Arclight. Attendees at Wednesday's premiere of Roadside Attractions' "The Skeleton Twins," starring Kristen...
  • Contract to Cheat: A massive labor-fraud scheme, under the government's nose

    It's a widespread practice in the construction industry: Companies list workers as contractors instead of employees. Known as misclassification, it enables companies to beat competitors and cut costs, avoid state and federal taxes, and deprive workers...
  • Labor looks for realignment of power that could strengthen its hand

    As the final push begins to fill a key seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, union leaders, elected officials and political analysts are anticipating a realignment of power that could strengthen the hand of organized labor in decisions...
  • Young Cowboys scare No. 1 Florida State - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Iowa State - INSIDE SLANT The win streaks were extended. Florida State claimed its 17th consecutive victory and in the process, a season opener was won for the 16th consecutive year by the reigning national...
  • 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...