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May 5, 1992 | BOB MIESZERSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Although a new purse agreement with Hollywood Park still needs to be worked out, the California Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Assn. will urge owners and trainers to enter horses today for the Wednesday and Thursday programs at the Inglewood track. There has been no racing at Hollywood Park since last Wednesday because of civil unrest in Los Angeles. "Dave Hofmans (CHBPA director and head of the Southern California Thoroughbred Trainer's Assn.
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October 2, 2000 | CARLA RIVERA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A measure that would have improved labor and living conditions for workers in the stables of California's racetracks was vetoed by Gov. Gray Davis late Saturday over concerns that part of the bill would foster gambling in the state. The bill, AB 2760, was unique in that it had garnered almost unanimous support from legislators and the often fractious coalition of trainers, breeders and horse and track owners that make up the state's racing industry.
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April 29, 1992 | JAY HOVDEY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Despite their overwhelming rejection of the latest contract offered by California's racetrack associations, parimutuel ticket sellers have been urged to report to work today for the opening of the Hollywood Park meeting while negotiations continue.
SPORTS
May 12, 1992 | JAY HOVDEY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
By a vote of 488-185, members of the union representing pari-mutuel clerks agreed to a compromise contract with California racing associations Monday, putting an end to nearly twoweeks of labor-management strife. Veteran clerks will return to their posts at Hollywood Park, Los Alamitos, Golden Gate and the many satellite betting sites Wednesday, taking over for non-union replacements who steppedin when the previous contract expired at midnight, April 29.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 2, 2000 | CARLA RIVERA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A measure that would have improved labor and living conditions for workers in the stables of California's racetracks was vetoed by Gov. Gray Davis late Saturday over concerns that part of the bill would foster gambling in the state. The bill, AB 2760, was unique in that it had garnered almost unanimous support from legislators and the often fractious coalition of trainers, breeders and horse and track owners that make up the state's racing industry.
SPORTS
May 12, 1992 | JAY HOVDEY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
By a vote of 488-185, members of the union representing pari-mutuel clerks agreed to a compromise contract with California racing associations Monday, putting an end to nearly twoweeks of labor-management strife. Veteran clerks will return to their posts at Hollywood Park, Los Alamitos, Golden Gate and the many satellite betting sites Wednesday, taking over for non-union replacements who steppedin when the previous contract expired at midnight, April 29.
SPORTS
May 6, 1992 | JAY HOVDEY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The contract dispute between California racetracks and pari-mutuel clerks moves from the bargaining table to the sidewalks today, when picket lines will go up at Hollywood Park, Santa Anita, Los Alamitos and Del Mar. Attorneys for the Service Employees Union International, Local 280, have sought injunctions against the racetracks for requiring clerks to sign non-union employment agreements, and for operating satellite betting facilities without a union contract.
SPORTS
May 6, 1992 | JAY HOVDEY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The contract dispute between California racetracks and pari-mutuel clerks moves from the bargaining table to the sidewalks today, when picket lines will go up at Hollywood Park, Santa Anita, Los Alamitos and Del Mar. Attorneys for the Service Employees Union International, Local 280, have sought injunctions against the racetracks for requiring clerks to sign non-union employment agreements, and for operating satellite betting facilities without a union contract.
SPORTS
May 5, 1992 | BOB MIESZERSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Although a new purse agreement with Hollywood Park still needs to be worked out, the California Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Assn. will urge owners and trainers to enter horses today for the Wednesday and Thursday programs at the Inglewood track. There has been no racing at Hollywood Park since last Wednesday because of civil unrest in Los Angeles. "Dave Hofmans (CHBPA director and head of the Southern California Thoroughbred Trainer's Assn.
SPORTS
April 29, 1992 | JAY HOVDEY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Despite their overwhelming rejection of the latest contract offered by California's racetrack associations, parimutuel ticket sellers have been urged to report to work today for the opening of the Hollywood Park meeting while negotiations continue.
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