This is part of a series highlighting the efforts of organized labor and featured in Labor 411’s print directories. Click here to order your copy and support Labor 411! The 2018 year began on a high note with all eight employee unions reaching agreement on a three-year healthcare provision with Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).…

If you’re seeing pink in D.C., that’s not the liquor talking or rose-colored glasses. It must be cherry blossom time! And we’re not talking ordinary, spot-them-anywhere blooms. No sir! The National Cherry Blossom Festival draws visitors to Washington D.C. by the thousands. The Festival – which runs through April 14 – includes popular activities like…

There figures to be something to satisfy pretty much every palate at the 62nd San Francisco International Film Festival which begins April 10 and runs through April 23 at locations around the Bay Area. For those of you who like a little labor with your cinema – and we know you’re out there! – mark…

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The right of employees to sue corporations like McDonald’s could be hampered if a new proposal takes effect. The New York Times reports: “The Labor Department released a proposal on Monday that would limit claims against big companies for employment-law violations by franchisees or contractors. The proposal seeks to define when, for example, employees of a locally…

This is part of a series highlighting the efforts of organized labor and featured in Labor 411’s print directories. Click here to order your copy and support Labor 411! With echoes of the #metoo movement, hotel workers subjected to widespread sexual harassment are fighting back. Last year, UNITE HERE! spearheaded organizing campaigns around the country, achieving…

Layoffs and increased union interest are happening in the profitable video game industry. Polygon reports: “Electronic Arts will lay off approximately 350 people today. The news comes from CEO Andrew Wilson, who shared a brief statement on the official EA news website. Representatives from EA tell Polygon staff reductions will come from the marketing, publishing, and operations…