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  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Lottery union says it could beat private bid.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Just when you thought things couldn't get any weirder with the debate over whether to turn the day-to-day management of the $3.5 billion PA Lottery to an English company, the union representing about 200 agency........
  • Union membership continues to slide

     
    From the Bureau of Labor statistics this morning: In 2012, the union membership rate--the percent of wage and salary workers who were members of a union--was 11.3 percent, down from 11.8 percent in 2011, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics......
  • Greuel, Garcetti advance in municipal union's endorsement process

     
    The powerful union that represents about 10,000 workers at City Hall has called two of the top mayoral candidates back for more questions Tuesday night -- raising the prospect of a pivotal endorsement five weeks before the election. The Service......
  • Greuel gets top internal ranking from key City Hall union

     
    The powerful Service Employees International Union quizzed mayoral candidates Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti at a town hall-style meeting Tuesday, but did not reach a consensus on whom to recommend for the group's much-coveted endorsement. But Greuel...
  • Alleged sexual abuse by ex-teacher 'horrific,' teachers union says

     
    The teachers union in the L.A. Unified School District spoke out on the arrest of a former elementary school instructor accused of sexually abusing 20 children and an adult, calling the alleged acts "horrific."...
  • ‘Halo 4,’ ‘Assassin’s Creed III’ up for WGA video game award

     
    Master Chief and Mickey Mouse just snagged an invitation to one of Hollywood's glitzy awards season soirees. “Assassin's Creed III” ......
  • Former SEIU union local president convicted of embezzlement

     
    The former president of California’s largest union local was found guilty by a federal jury in Los Angeles on Monday of stealing from the low-wage workers he represented. Tyrone Freeman, who led Local 6434 of the Service Employees International...
  • L.A. Now Live: Ex-LAUSD teacher accused of abusing 20 children

     
    A former Los Angeles Unified School District teacher was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of committing lewd acts and sexually abusing 20 children and an adult, law enforcement authorities said. Times staff writer Richard Winton will join L.A. Now Live...
  • L.A. business group wants answers from Greuel on pensions

     
    An L.A. business group that endorsed mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel has called on her to appear personally to explain statements she made about pensions -- and her interest in reopening talks with City Hall labor unions over reductions in retirement...
  • Hyundai's Korean Unions Vote to End Strike

     
    Less than a month after labor unions in Korea voted to strike over stalled wage negotiations at Hyundai, the automaker reached an agreement with Korean autoworkers that could resume production in a matter of days. The Detroit News reports the......
  • School board candidates debate Bloomberg's $1-million donation

     
    A record-setting donation to Los Angeles school board contests quickly became a topic Wednesday night at the first candidate forum after word broke of the $1-million contribution by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Bloomberg’s donation is...
  • Richard Riordan endorses Kevin James in L.A. mayor's race

     
    Former L.A. Mayor Richard Riordan endorsed Kevin James in the mayor's race, a major coup for the dark horse Republican candidate who is seeking to capture conservative votes....