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  • 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....
  • Deasy orders test scores to count for 30% of teachers' evaluations

     
    L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy announced Friday that 30% of a teacher’s evaluation will be based on student standardized test scores, setting off another round of contention in the nation’s second-largest school system just weeks before a...
  • SEIU endorses L.A. sales-tax hike but stays out of mayor's race

     
    The influential Service Employees International Union announced Tuesday it is backing Proposition A, the sales-tax hike ballot measure that would generate more than $200 million for the L.A. city budget after years of financial crisis. The group opted,...
  • LGBT community sidelined from Tet parade but undeterred

     
    LGBT community sidelined from Tet parade but undeterred...
  • Obama's exploding fist-bump and hug with Sen. Mark Kirk

     
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  • Union wins right to represent Valley charter school

     
    The Los Angeles teachers union announced Wednesday night that it has won the right to negotiate a contract for teachers and counselors at a West San Fernando Valley charter school. The charter, Ivy Academia, operates out of three locations and......
  • Garcetti campaign expects union to endorse Greuel

     
    A spokesman for L.A. mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti said he believes one of the city’s most powerful public employee unions on Wednesday will be endorsing his rival, City Controller Wendy Greuel....