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Undecided LAUSD seats slated for May 19 runoff election

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles Unified School District board members Tamar Galatzan, Bennett Kayser and Richard Vladovic will have to compete in a May 19 runoff election as they fight to retain their seats, while incumbent George McKenna won re-election thanks to having no challengers. Kayser, 68, had the most tightly contested race in […]

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Impasse on LAUSD and teacher union talks may lead to strike

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The union representing Los Angeles Unified School District teachers declared an impasse today in its contract negotiations with the district, saying there is a “significant gap between the two sides on compensation,” and district officials said they hope a mediator will be able to resolve outstanding issues. The union plans to ask the Public Employment […]

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Garcetti joins contentious port labor dispute talks

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Mayor Eric Garcetti was in San Francisco today to take part in talks to resolve the ongoing labor dispute between port employers and dockworkers that’s affecting 29 West Coast ports, including the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports. The mayor met with the Pacific Maritime Association, which represents port management, and […]

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Dockworkers back to L.A.’s ports as federal mediators step in

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Dockworkers returned to work at the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports today, following a partial work stoppage over the weekend stemming from a labor dispute between West Coast port terminal operators and their employees. Employees were greeted by 32 ships waiting to get into the ports — two more than during […]

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