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  • 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....
  • L.A. mayor candidates tone it down for radio debate

     
    The leading candidates for L.A. mayor have dialed up their rhetoric as a March 5 primary draws closer, but they are still little known to a large number of voters in the city and remain determined to make a good first impression....
  • Despite Efficient Cars, Savings at Pump Elusive

     
    Despite reduced gasoline consumption, higher prices at the pump mean Americans are finding themselves with less money to spend elsewhere. That's according to a pair of reports issued Monday by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Union of Concerned......
  • Headed for May 21 runoff, Greuel gets influential labor backing

     
    Standing aside L.A. trash collectors and machinists, mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel accepted the endorsement of a powerful city workers union the morning after she won a spot in the May 21 runoff....