Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Postal workers speak out about short staffing, mail delays

By Suzanne Potter, Reporter/Producer, California News Service, a bureau of Public News Service.   Members of the American Postal Workers Union are calling for more staffing and better pay to reduce turnover. They say the problem is affecting mail delivery, particularly in rural areas. An audit by the Office of the Inspector General last year found the U.S. Postal Service lost almost 60% of […]
Saturday, December 23, 2023

SAG-AFTRA members are celebrating the holidays with a new contract

SAG-AFTRA members are enjoying the benefits of a new three-year contract this holiday season. The union ended a brutal 118-day strike against the studios after reaching a tentative deal last month. However, the membership needed to give its approval. That became a done deal earlier this month. On December 5, the union announced its members nationwide approved new, three-year agreements […]
Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Hundreds of striking workers picket Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank

Hundreds of striking workers hit the picket lines at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank for a third straight day. SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW) says 700 of its members are taking part in a 5-day work stoppage because of “bad faith bargaining and other illegal tactics meant to silence workers.” Yesterday, many of the picketers stood out in […]
Friday, April 17, 2009

A tentative agreement in the Screen Actors Guild labor dispute

Hollywood is buzzing over the tentative agreement announced today by the Screen Actors Guild and the big studios. After almost 10-months of fighting over contract issues and tons of behind the scenes drama at SAG, there’s now a two-year deal, however, some hurdles still remain to be cleared before it’s a done deal. Both the Screen Actors Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture […]