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  • Final city election tallies give Bernard Parks a third term

     
    Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard C. Parks won 51.21% of the vote in the March 8 election, narrowly avoiding a runoff with his main challenger, Forescee Hogan-Rowles, according to final vote tallies released early Friday. Public employee unions spent...
  • March 23, 2011 buzz: A nonviolent, effective way we can all protest Wisconsin

     
    Most viewed, commented and shared: Boycott Wisconsin What's the best way to send a message to the Wisconsin Legislature that the rights of organized labor constitute an American birthright? Garret Keizer, author and contributing editor to Harper's...
  • Survey says … One year later, health care reform is still puzzling

     
    One year after the health insurance overhaul bill became law, you'd think public opinion would be easy to read. You'd be wrong. Just before President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on March 23, 2010, CBS......
  • On Location: State film tax credits are saving grace for 'Amish' TV movie

     
    Veteran producer and talent manager Larry Thompson was captivated by the true story of the Amish community in Nickel Mines, Pa., that somehow managed to forgive a gunman who killed five girls in a 2006 schoolhouse shooting. Thompson believed the......
  • Disney shareholders return Steve Jobs to reelected board

     
    Walt Disney Co. shareholders returned Apple Inc. Chief Executive Steve Jobs to the entertainment company's board of directors, despite questions raised about whether his health would hamper his ability to serve. Jobs was reelected, along with 12 other...
  • Villaraigosa to announce pension and healthcare deal with largest city union

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will announce at 4 p.m. Thursday what his office characterized as a "landmark pension and healthcare reform agreement" with the largest labor union representing workers at City Hall. In a statement, the mayor's...
  • So how deeply do GOP leaders want to cut health-care?

     
    TALLAHASSEE — With anti- “ObamaCare” animus coursing through the Florida Capitol, activists have warned that health-care for the poor, old and catastrophically sick would be one of the major places where Republican legislative leaders...
  • The conversation: Why it's important to remember the Triangle fire

     
    On the 100th anniversary of the Triangle fire that killed 146 garment workers -- mostly young Jewish and Italian women and girls -- laboring in sweatshop conditions, we are reminded why it's so important to pay tribute to their tragedy.......
  • L.A. Councilman Parks celebrates narrow victory; Hogan-Rowles won't seek recount

     
    Celebrating his narrow victory on Friday, Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard C. Parks said voters "saw through the facade" of the well-funded campaign mounted against him by public service unions in the March 8 city election. "There was a perception........
  • Villaraigosa's pact with labor unions could be just first step

     
    Though Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's "watershed" labor agreement with city workers will help ease the city's budget crisis, its real importance could be something else: pressuring other city unions to follow, providing a multiplier effect --...
  • WGA directors send contract to members for a vote

     
    The Writers Guild of America board of directors has uanimously endorsed a proposed three-year contract for its 12,000 members. The guild said Friday that directors had voted to send the tentative deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television.......
  • Labor rally set to take place in downtown Los Angeles

     
    Union members and their allies will march Saturday morning in downtown Los Angeles in support of bargaining rights and better-paying jobs. They also plan a rally in Pershing Square. Demonstrators are to gather outside the Los Angeles Convention Center...