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  • Harris endorsements help fortify her against possible Villaraigosa run

    Harris endorsements help fortify her against possible Villaraigosa run
    In any other campaign, a labor union backing a Democrat for U.S. Senate would be routine. But the first to line up publicly behind state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris turned out to be the Los Angeles Police Protective League. The announcement Wednesday...
  • Alex Rodriguez meets with Yankees, apologizes for actions

    Alex Rodriguez meets with Yankees, apologizes for actions
    NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez met with top New York Yankees officials on Tuesday and apologized to the team as he prepares to report to spring training following his season-long suspension for violations of baseball's drug agreement and labor...
  • MLS, players agree in principle to 5-year labor contract

    MLS, players agree in principle to 5-year labor contract
    Major League Soccer and its players' union agreed in principle to a five-year labor contract, establishing free agency for the first time and averting a possible strike ahead of Friday's season opener. The deal, the culmination of talks that began last...
  • Ports to stop unloading cargo for four days amid labor dispute

    Ports to stop unloading cargo for four days amid labor dispute
    Shipping companies said they will stop unloading ships at West Coast ports for four of the next five days because they don’t want to pay overtime to workers they allege have deliberately slowed operations. The Pacific Maritime Assn., which...
  • Labor deal averts MLS player strike

    Labor deal averts MLS player strike
    Major League Soccer and its players union reached agreement on a labor contract late Wednesday, clearing the way for the league's 20th season to begin on schedule Friday when the Galaxy plays host to the Chicago Fire at StubHub Center. "The deal is...
  • Election sets stage for L.A. Unified battle

    Over the last few months, Los Angeles teachers union leaders have racked up a series of victories. They worked to push out Supt. John Deasy, elect a friendly candidate to the school board and win a ruling against a new evaluation system. But after...
  • Speak Out: 'I know why conservatives love Fox News'

    State workers who do not wish to belong to a labor union should be reduced to the minimum wage and no wage increases. There is no mechanism for a state supervisor to give raises to an individual hard-working employee. Scott Reeder and Bruce Rauner are...
  • College of DuPage reverses course, allows candidates forum

    College of DuPage reverses course, allows candidates forum
    The College of DuPage has reversed its decision to ban a forum for Board of Trustees candidates from taking place on campus, according to the union chief organizing the event. College officials could not be reached Wednesday to confirm that the ban has...
  • Walker plans to sign right-to-work bill Monday

    Gov. Scott Walker told Wisconsin's business leaders Wednesday that he plans to sign a right-to-work bill into law early next week, calling it a "tremendous tool" that will help the state's economy. Walker, a likely presidential candidate, drew applause...
  • Costa Mesa council heats up during police pension talks

    What was to be a brief talk about Costa Mesa's top-ranking police officers contributing more to their pension funds turned into a heated argument during Tuesday's City Council meeting, with one council member accusing another of illegally disclosing...
  • Talks to avert MLS strike continue between players, league

    Talks to avert MLS strike continue between players, league
    Negotiations between Major League Soccer and its players union over a new collective bargaining agreement have gone to extra time. But there were signs Wednesday that a deal might be reached in time to prevent a walkout that would cancel this weekend&...
  • Matteson to avoid employee layoffs, for now

    Matteson to avoid employee layoffs, for now
    Police and fire union leaders are responding skeptically to the Matteson Village Board's decision Monday night to not lay off employees, including police and firefighters, at least for now, in reducing the village's large budget deficit. After a 45-...