| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Seven senior administrators in the Baltimore City school system are being offered $10,000 each to stay through June to assist with the transition to a new administration — an expense that school officials say is the price of maintaining stability....
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Osceola County Clerk of Court Armando Ramirez has been soliciting cash and other donations for an employee holiday party – but refuses to tell the public who's donating and how much.
Ramirez's solicitation letter, printed on executive stationary...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:53 PM
A high-profile AIDS healthcare organization is attempting to soften its approach after meeting pitched opposition to a ballot measure that would require the city of Los Angeles to set up its own health department.
AIDS Healthcare Foundation collected...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Workers for Giant Food and Safeway supermarkets in the Baltimore-Washington area could vote on a new labor contract as early as Wednesday.
Negotiations continued Monday between management for the two chains and union representatives for 28,000 Giant...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Members of Los Angeles County's largest employee union voted to give their leaders authority to call a strike, after months of contentious talks about wages, employee healthcare and working conditions.
"If we need to go there, we'll go there, but I'm...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Naperville and its police sergeants have agreed to new contract terms that include a 6 percent wage hike spread over three years, but are in arbitration on several issues they could not resolve.
The deal with the Metropolitan Alliance of Police...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Most players in the NBA receive their salary throughout the year — but then Kobe Bryant is not a typical NBA player.
Negotiated as part of his contract, Bryant receives a balloon payment Nov. 1. On Friday, the All-Star guard will receive $24,363,...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 2:00 PM
On Tuesday, Oct. 22, Flora Castaneda marched in Inglewood. She marched with hundreds of fellow El Super grocery store employees, supporters and clergy, at a labor rally in the parking lot of the El Super at West Century and Crenshaw boulevards.
| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:19 PM
The fight between labor and Los Angeles County government intensified Friday, when a coalition of unions representing 90,000 workers banded together to fight county efforts to reduce retirement healthcare benefits for future employees.
Until now, the...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Los Angeles County officials voted this week to try to block a ballot measure that would create an independent health agency for the city of Los Angeles.
The move puts the county in line with the Los Angeles City Council, which has also voted to go to...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:54 AM
A labor union attempting to unionize employees at the airport continues to pressure county commissioners to improve pay and working conditions, taking it to the commissioners' doorstep this time.
The Service Employees International Union 32BJ is...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Oh, Rick Perry. How we've missed you. The hair. The boots. Seems like there was a third thing, but we forget.
The Texas governor's flameout in the 2012 Republican nominating process came well before Maryland's GOP primary — I mean, how early do we...