L.A. Workers Unions Could Strike After Contract Negotiations Stall Over Health Care Premiums
Leaders of the Service Employees International Union are reportedly preparing to hold a strike vote over stalled contract negotiations between Los Angeles officials and the Coalition of L.A. City Unions, which represents about 20,000 state employees. Points of contention include the city wanting workers to contribute more toward their health care premiums.
- "Sickouts Underway at Two Los Angeles City Departments, Officials Say" (Saillant/Jamison , "L.A. Now," Los Angeles Times, 4/1).
- "Contract Talks Stalled, Thousands of L.A. City Workers Take Strike Vote" (Saillant/Jamison , "L.A. Now," Los Angeles Times, 4/1).