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University of California

Union to begin voting this week on UC contract

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A union representing more than 12,000 researchers, technical employees and health care professionals for the University of California is expected to vote this week on a contract that would provide wage […]


UC, nurses reach tentative labor pact

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of California has reached a tentative labor agreement with unionized nurses at its medical and student-health facilities. The preliminary deal avoids a possible one-day walkout by the nurses that […]


Officer of the Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Department (r) stands outside a BART train while passengers board in San Francisco.

Judge grants Bay Area transit strike reprieve

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A judge has signed off on Gov. Jerry Brown’s request for a 60-day cooling-off period in talks between the Bay Area Rapid Transit agency and its unions, giving San Francisco Bay […]



LA teachers agree to new evaluation process

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District have agreed on a new system to evaluate their performance.


Nurse in hospital

Health union alliance could threaten larger rival

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two health care unions are joining forces in a move that could threaten a powerful rival’s dominance and fuel a new round of labor tensions.


Teachers union nixes LA Unified's $43M grant bid

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Los Angeles Unified teachers union has refused to sign the district’s application for a $43.3 million federal grant, scuttling the bid for the extra money. The Los Angeles Times reported […]



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