LA Labor in the News – April 2012

Workers rally in support of westside subway extention, NBC Los Angeles, 04/25/12

SAG-AFTRA warns it may ‘not work’ for music videos: Union says it could enforce ‘do not work’ order for members, citing stalled talks, Chicago Tribune, 04/25/12

SAG-AFTRA moves toward halting music video work, The Hollywood Reporter, 04/25/12

EN ESPANOL: Conserjes amenazan con irse a huelga, La Opinion, 04/25/12

EN ESPANOL: Trabajadores ayunan en LAX, La Opinion, 04/25/12

Hotel hiring rebounds as U.S. tourism overcomes slump, Business Week, 04/25/12

Walmart critics in New York City, L.A. see opportunity in alleged Mexican bribery scandal, The Huffington Post, 04/24/12

Working conditions at LAX questioned by Los Angeles city councilmen, KPCC 89.3 FM, 04/24/12

Could immigration law turn Arizona blue?, National Journal, 04/24/12

Feuer aims to accelerate county transportation projects, The Patch, 04/24/12

Labor, Occupy protestors march through downtown LA on Tax Day, KPCC 89.3FM, 4/17/12

Workers with El Monte-contracted trash-hauler allege poor working conditions, state law violations, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, 4/17/12

Cast of court players call upon California for critical funding
, Courthouse News Service, 4/17/12

Voto Latino brings Latino youth activists together, Huffington Post, 4/17/12

Wilmer Valderrama quiere que todos voten, La Opinion, 4/17/12

Young workers charged up at Voto Latino Summit, AFL-CIO blog, 4/16/12

Cal State faculty begin voting on strike authorization, 4/16/12

VIDEO: CSU faculty to vote on two-day strike, NBC LA, 4/16/12

IATSE deal clears path for production, Variety, 4/15/12

IATSE and the studios reach a new contract, Los Angeles Times, 4/13/12

Ruling: Dockworkers honoring port clerical workers’ pickets not violating contracts, Long Beach Press-Telegram, 4/12/12


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