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Staff WriterCALEXICO — The Consulate of Mexico in Calexico kicked off Labor Rights Week on Tuesday with a series of free workshops at the Calexico One Stop and continues with more today in El Centro as well as with a workers’ health fair Thursday in...
KIAHUNDATED (AP) - A conservative Republican who didn't often see eye-to-eye with Ted Kennedy says that while his political battles with Kennedy were real, "you couldn't help but like him." Orrin Hatch of Utah says he and Kennedy were "like fighting...
GreenspaceThe U.S. Department of Labor doled out nearly $5.5 million in grants for green-jobs training today, with more than a dozen awards scattered throughout California. The funds through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 will support job-...
Money & CompanyThe Department of Labor released its third group of "green jobs" training grants in as many weeks this morning, this time announcing a pot of nearly $190 million. In 2010 alone, the agency has given out one $150-million cluster and......
L.A. NOWA mock funeral procession made its way through L.A.’s Pico Union and Koreatown neighborhoods Saturday as part of a “memorial day” rally honoring workers injured or killed in the workplace each year. Labor activists and area unions helped put...
The SwampIt's her Destiny to perform at tonight's dinner: Beyonce at the Grammy Awards in January. (LA Times/Jay Clendenin) by Katherine Skiba And the prize goes to: Beyonce. The Grammy award-winning superstar will perform Wednesday night on the South Lawn......
Battle brewing on the farm: Labor Department gives the green light for new rules for temporary farm workersMoney & CompanyIn a move that is sure to have the agricultural industry grimacing and labor-rights advocates cheering, the Labor Department is reversing a Bush administration rule that allowed farmers an easier path to hiring temporary or seasonal foreign workers. The...
AFL-CIO President John Sweeney said he's "thrilled." SEIU President Andy Stern said he's "thrilled." Apparently, everyone who happens to run a labor organization feels that Christmas has come a little early this year with President-elect Barack Obama's...
WHAT, no land mines? If the United States really means business with that fence along the Mexican border, why flinch at installing things that go blooey? If we're going to stop illegal immigrants by taking borderland hundreds of miles long and nearly...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIf you need help with your passport, do not e-mail your congressional representative's office. Call. This list of California House members (with their district number) was compiled using the contact information on each representative's website. --------...
With a Democratic majority in Congress, an economy in meltdown and what many see as the most labor-friendly White House in generations, unions would seem to be poised for a comeback. Experts say they are at a defining moment to rebuild their forces by...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterENTERTAINMENT industry moguls and various local billionaires seem to have two favorite California Republicans: Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (of course) and the not as well known but equally liked Noel Irwin Hentschel. This week, the Bel Air entrepreneur...
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