Former California Union Leader Alma Hernandez Booked On Tax, Embezzlement ChargesThe former executive director of California's largest labor union was booked into jail Friday after she and her husband had their first court appearance on charges including tax fraud, embezzlement, perjury and failure to pay unemployment insurance taxes.
Leader Of California Union SEIU Alma Hernandez Charged With Tax Fraud, EmbezzlementAllegations of a broken public trust have led to labor leader Alma Hernandez losing her job and facing the possibility of jail time. She and her husband are set to appear in court for the first time on Friday.
Supreme Court Deals Major Blow To Public Sector UnionsThe Supreme Court dealt a major blow to public sector unions on Wednesday in a case that could shake their financial structure and undermine their future stability.
California Reaches Agreements With 2 More Labor UnionsGov. Jerry Brown's administration has reached new contract agreements with unions representing about 12,000 maintenance workers and 6,000 psychiatric technicians.
Calif. Legislators, Labor Unions Reach Reach Deal To Raise Minimum Wage To $15 An HourCalifornia legislators and labor unions have reached a tentative agreement that will take the state's minimum wage from $10 to $15 an hour, a state senator said, a move that would make for the largest statewide minimum in the nation by far.