More Than 100 Picketers Descend on Electronic Arts for SAG-AFTRA Strike

October 25, 2016

More than 100 SAG-AFTRA members and their supporters took to the picket line Monday outside the Playa Vista, CA offices of Electronic Arts in the first job action of the union’s four-day-old strike against the video game industry. In a show of solidarity, representatives from the WGA, the Musicians Union, IATSE […]

Nurses Win Violence Prevention Standard

October 23, 2016

A set of trailblazing regulations to prevent workplace violence in California’s hospitals and care facilities gained unanimous approval Thursday from the state’s Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board. Health care workers experience rates of non-fatal injuries due to workplace violence five to […]

Doomsayers Keep Getting It Wrong on Higher Minimum Wages

October 23, 2016

In 2014, Seattle passed an ordinance to eventually raise the minimum wage in the city to $15 an hour, giving the Pacific Northwest city the highest pay floor in the US. The ink wasn’t even dry on the wage legislation when the dire warnings […]

WHERE THEY STAND: Clinton, Trump on the Issues

October 23, 2016

A look at where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on three dozen issues, listed alphabetically. … JOBS Tepid income growth and a smaller share of the population at work have kept many Americans anxious about jobs and the economy, seven years […]

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