Nearly 60 employees at GPS Painting and Wallcovering in Santa Ana have kicked their trade union to the curb.It all began when the workers reasoned Painters and Allied Trades District Council 36 served them poorly by losing work, health and vacation benefits.
Striking hotel workers at the non-union Embassy Suites Irvine walked off the job today and are taking their two-year long labor dispute to Pasadena. The Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association, which held its monthly board meeting there this morning, is a dominant investor in the ownersh ... More >>
Labor complaints and HEI Hotels and Hospitality-owned properties go together like dinner mints and pillows. The latest wave comes from Long Beach Hilton workers who claim they are being denied 10 minute breaks required under state law.Like workers at the HEI-owned Embassy Suites in Irvine, the Oc ... More >>
Things are getting heady at the Happiest Place on Earth: walk-outs, labor disputes and premiere crashing. Back in February, 10 Disney employees with the UniteHere Local 11 Union fasted for a week, in an attempt to bring attention to unfair work practices. More than 2,000 employees had b ... More >>
Photo by Megan BresciniHotel workers and supporters picket Disney in February.Disneyland Resort is engaged in "unfair labor practices" with its hotel workers, charges the National Labor Relations Board, which has scheduled an August hearing on the matter.Disney, which has three hotels in Anaheim, ... More >>
*Update: Illegal deposition excerpts after the jump...Sister Katherine Gray, head of the one of the most socially active and downright grassroots religious orders in the world, really wants the media, her workers and everyone she knows to believe that she and the managers at the multi-million dollar ... More >>
There seems to be some confusion out there regarding a band of courageous Catholic nuns turned anti-union, the staff who now work at their multi-hospital system and the big union trying to organize them. Just to add more spice to the mix, Barack Obama has now chimed in, calling on the Sisters of S ... More >>
UFW legend Dolores Huerta wonders why her old friends who run the St. Joseph's hospitals have turned on their own workers
If the nuns in charge of the St. Joseph Health System are so pro-labor,why are some of their employees determined to unionize?
The sisters who run St. Joseph Health System are often pro-labor—but apparently not at their hospitals
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