Wednesday, March 28, 2007

L.A. reporters win $2.5 million in labor case

The issue of CWA News that came yesterday to its Printing, Publishing and Media Workers sector carried a story about employees at Los Angeles-based Chinese Daily News finally winning a lawsuit against their employer for violating state and federal wage and hour laws.

Since 2001, reporters and other Daily News employees have been trying to organize as a local of the 2001 Communications Workers of America/Newspaper Guild, but have met resistance -- which the court has now found illegal.

Here's the whole story --