Posts Tagged ‘CA’

Sep
2013
16

Advisory Firm in Tow, Richmond Becomes First CA City to Stand Up to Big Bank Foreclosures

  For the past few years, representatives of Mortgage Resolution Partners (MRP) have been traveling through California proposing a plan to help cities that are still dealing with the effects of the foreclosure crisis to use eminent domain to get rid of underwater mortgages.  Along the way, many towns, though interested, have succumbed to the...
Sep
2013
5

CA Labor Commissioner Hands Down Massive $8M Prevailing Wage Settlement

CA Labor Commissioner Hands Down Massive $8M Prevailing Wage Settlement
  $8 million in back wages will be delivered to workers who performed work on the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel according to California labor commissioner Julie Su.   The 2,051 workers were employed by Hensel Phelps Construction Company and 172 subcontractors between 2006 and 2008.  The Division of Labor Standards and Enforcement found...
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Jun
2013
17

Supreme Court Will Not Review Ralph’s Grocery Request to Deny UFCW Picketing Rights

Supreme Court Will Not Review Ralph's Grocery Request to Deny UFCW Picketing Rights
  If the good news about the Supreme Court’s decision regarding Arizona’s restrictive voter ID law hasn’t satisfied your human rights’ appetite for the day, look no further than California where SCOTUS has denied a review of Ralph’s Grocery Company v. United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 8. This...