More than 200 Santa Maria farmworkers received settlement checks from Rancho Laguna Farms on Feb. 21, a day after the farm agreed to a $30,000 informal settlement of an unfair labor practice charge with the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board. The board distributed checks to 212 farmworkers at the Central Coast United for a Sustainable Read More →
Nurses at Los Robles Regional Medical Center in Thousand Oaks, the biggest hospital in Ventura County, are set to go on a 10-day strike starting Dec. 24. The nurses’ union, Service Employees International Union Local 121 RN, called the strike Dec. 14, four days after a vote of the union members gave the bargaining team Read More →
More than two dozen ports along the West Coast have faced delayed shipments and oftentimes major financial losses as a result of work stoppages initiated by the Pacific Maritime Association.
The two biggest print news organizations in Santa Barbara could change for years to come as a result of legal decisions in early August.
The publisher of the Santa Barbara News-Press committed multiple unfair labor practices and will be required to offer eight fired journalists who took part in union organizing their jobs back, the National Labor Relations Board found in a decision issued Aug. 11.