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.
New Head Of Largest State Worker Union Won't Back NewsomThe new president-elect of California’s largest state employee union said Tuesday that the influential organization won’t back Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom’s effort to fend off a likely recall election this fall.
Two SEIU Factions Pitching Different Paths To $15 Minimum Wage In CaliforniaSEIU's state council announced an initiative Tuesday that would raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020 and require at least six paid sick days a year, double the number now offered to low-wage workers.
Union: Security Guards Watching Sacramento City Hall, Crocker Art Museums No-ShowsThe city of Sacramento is cutting ties with a private security company amid accusations the company paid millions to guard public buildings hasn’t put guards on duty where it’s paid to.
BART, Unions To Meet Again Over Contract ProvisionSan Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit and its two largest unions will be meeting again with a federal mediator over a key contract provision that has led to a lawsuit.
Digital Debate: Teamster’s Hoffa & Amway Heir DeVos: Clash Over Unions!James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.
Largest State Workers Union Ratifies Furlough DealCalifornia's largest state workers union has ratified a furlough agreement to reduce employees' pay by roughly 5 percent for a year.
SEIU Under Attack From Inside OutThe SEIU, California’s most powerful state worker’s union, is under attack from the inside out, but members say they’re giving themselves a pay raise.
Tea Party Members Planning To Infiltrate Capitol Rally Union leaders in Sacramento are planning a rally at the capitol tonight to show support for protesters in Wisconsin. But they can expect some opposition from *within* their crowd.