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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 5, 1991
A union representing hundreds of maids, waiters, bellhops and other workers signed an agreement Monday with three Hyatt hotels in Los Angeles, ending a sometimes bitter 2 1/2-year dispute over wages and other benefits. Officials of Local 11 of the AFL-CIO's Hotel Employees & Restaurant Employees Union said that employees voted 269 to 0 last week to ratify a three-year agreement with the Hyatt Regency, Hyatt on Sunset and Hyatt Wilshire hotels.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 9, 1994 | PATRICK J. McDONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Averting a divisive battle just as thousands of visitors are arriving for the World Cup soccer tournament, management of a major Koreatown hotel has unexpectedly agreed to a new four-year contract with unionized workers. Labor leaders called last week's contract signing at the Radisson Wilshire Plaza a major victory in their aggressive push to organize low-wage, mostly Latino immigrant hotel employees throughout the Los Angeles area.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 17, 1992
About 4,600 union employees at eight downtown, San Fernando Valley and Westside hotels rejected a management contract offer and voted Thursday to begin staging nonviolent demonstrations next week at several hotels, union officials said. Maria Elena Durazo, president of the Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union Local 11, said the voice vote by members was taken after the union's collective bargaining agreement with the Los Angeles Hotel Employer's Council expired at midnight Wednesday.
BUSINESS
July 28, 1992 | JACK SEARLES
Teleprocessing Products Inc. of Simi Valley signed an agreement with Data General Corp. providing users of Teleprocessing's data communications equipment with around-the-clock service by more than 600 field service workers throughout the country.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 9, 1994 | PATRICK J. McDONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Averting a divisive battle just as thousands of visitors are arriving for the World Cup soccer tournament, management of a major Koreatown hotel has unexpectedly agreed to a new four-year contract with unionized workers. Labor leaders called last week's contract signing at the Radisson Wilshire Plaza a major victory in their aggressive push to organize low-wage, mostly Latino immigrant hotel employees throughout the Los Angeles area.
BUSINESS
October 23, 1990 | HARRY BERNSTEIN
Some cases of wage discrimination against women and minorities seem so clear-cut that it is amazing they can take years to resolve. Just last week, a judge finally approved settlement of an equal-pay lawsuit filed five years ago by a multi-union council against hundreds of New York City hotels and motels. It will cost the hotels and motels about $10 million to end longstanding wage-discrimination patterns.
BUSINESS
July 28, 1992 | JACK SEARLES
Teleprocessing Products Inc. of Simi Valley signed an agreement with Data General Corp. providing users of Teleprocessing's data communications equipment with around-the-clock service by more than 600 field service workers throughout the country.
SPORTS
October 18, 1990 | JOHN CHERWA
The union that represents all pari-mutuel clerks in California and the organization that represents all of the race tracks have agreed in principle to sign a labor contract that has been unsigned for two years. Both Joe Stellino, president of Service Employees International Union Local 280, and Richard Hughes, director of industrial relations for the Federation of California Racing Assns., said the contract will be signed in the next few weeks.
BUSINESS
October 25, 1986 | LESLIE BERKMAN, Times Staff Writer
DWI Corp., a product design firm that has remained profitless since it gained its independence in 1980, said Friday that its red ink has increased with a $903,000 net loss for its fiscal 1986, compared to a net loss of $673,000 for the previous fiscal year. But DWI Chairman Robert Fujioka said the company, which spun out of Beatrice Foods Corp. six years ago, is in the final phases of developing three new products which could result in profits as early as next year.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 17, 1992
About 4,600 union employees at eight downtown, San Fernando Valley and Westside hotels rejected a management contract offer and voted Thursday to begin staging nonviolent demonstrations next week at several hotels, union officials said. Maria Elena Durazo, president of the Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union Local 11, said the voice vote by members was taken after the union's collective bargaining agreement with the Los Angeles Hotel Employer's Council expired at midnight Wednesday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 5, 1991
A union representing hundreds of maids, waiters, bellhops and other workers signed an agreement Monday with three Hyatt hotels in Los Angeles, ending a sometimes bitter 2 1/2-year dispute over wages and other benefits. Officials of Local 11 of the AFL-CIO's Hotel Employees & Restaurant Employees Union said that employees voted 269 to 0 last week to ratify a three-year agreement with the Hyatt Regency, Hyatt on Sunset and Hyatt Wilshire hotels.
BUSINESS
October 23, 1990 | HARRY BERNSTEIN
Some cases of wage discrimination against women and minorities seem so clear-cut that it is amazing they can take years to resolve. Just last week, a judge finally approved settlement of an equal-pay lawsuit filed five years ago by a multi-union council against hundreds of New York City hotels and motels. It will cost the hotels and motels about $10 million to end longstanding wage-discrimination patterns.
SPORTS
October 18, 1990 | JOHN CHERWA
The union that represents all pari-mutuel clerks in California and the organization that represents all of the race tracks have agreed in principle to sign a labor contract that has been unsigned for two years. Both Joe Stellino, president of Service Employees International Union Local 280, and Richard Hughes, director of industrial relations for the Federation of California Racing Assns., said the contract will be signed in the next few weeks.
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