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  • Mayor Villaraigosa approves $6.9-billion budget

     
    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Thursday signed a $6.9-billion budget that cuts some city services and adds others while avoiding layoffs. The budget closes a $336-million revenue shortfall by eliminating police overtime pay and shutting down some fire...
  • BAHRAIN: Unions fight discrimination, firings even after martial law lifted

     
    Bahrain’s monarchy lifted its martial law June 1, but human rights activists and union leaders say they continue to struggle with workplace discrimination in the gulf state as those who protest are targeted and fired for being traitors. Babylon &......
  • ACLU to announce lawsuit on elections bill

     
    The American Civil Liberties Union is set to announce a lawsuit against the state over a controversial election overhaul bill that Gov. Rick Scott signed last month. The ACLU in a just released media advisory, said it will announce its action in a...
  • L.A. teachers vote to accept temporary pay cut to spare jobs

     
    Members of the Los Angeles teachers union voted overwhelmingly to approve a temporary salary reduction in exchange for sparing thousands of jobs, the union announced Saturday. The vote, which took place Thursday and Friday, means that already swollen...
  • Jane Lynch will host Primetime Emmys

     
    Jane Lynch has been confirmed as this year's Emmy Awards host. "Glee" star Jane Lynch will provide laughs for television's biggest night, as she's been hired to host the Emmy Awards....
  • Hollywood guilds to host Michelle Obama in event honoring military families

     
    Hollywood's guilds are teaming up to support First Lady Michelle Obama's initiative to help military families. The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Directors Guild of America, Producers Guild of America, Screen Actors Guild and Writers...
  • Police union says Burbank reorganization has hurt officer response times

     
    Burbank's police union claims the reorganization of the Burbank Police Department has dramatically reduced staffing levels, affected officer response times and distressed the workforce. Mark Armendariz, president of the Burbank Police Officers Assn.,...
  • Blowback: Debunking the Prop. 13 debunkers

     
    The only “myths” to debunk about Proposition 13 are those promoted by the tax-and-spend lobby and public employee unions, which would like you to believe that the states' landmark 1978 initiative to limit property tax increases has “...
  • North American Aviation Strike

     
    June 7, 1941: The strike at the North American Aviation plant, in which Army troops dispersed union activists and took over an essential American defense facility, is one of the landmark events in Los Angeles history. Because of its importance......
  • Anthony Weiner's drama opens the door for Alec Baldwin to consider NYC mayorship

     
    Anthony Weiner's fall from grace might be just what Alec Baldwin needed to decide to run for Mayor of New York...
  • Lake service employee union to vote on increased healthcare, pay raise

     
    Lake County Schools service employees could see an increase in health insurance costs and a slight pay raise if a bargaining deal up for vote is approved tonight. The service employees, like custodial workers and teaching assistants, could approve a...
  • Does Texas vindicate GOP approach to state policy?

     
    States are often called the laboratories of democracy, because they have more flexibility to tailor different policy approaches to their own problems. A fascinating experiment is now taking place in the states, as a recent story from the state news...