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State agency loses again in bid to expand clout of collective bargaining

For the second time in five years, state courts have rejected attempts by the California Public Employees Relations Board to sharply expand the sweep and power of state collective bargaining laws. Last week, a three-judge panel of the fourth state

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$70K pay for janitors + rate hike should = revolt 9

June 6, 2013 By Chris Reed Last year, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power imposed an 11 percent rate hike — which it called a “rate change” — on its power customers, while water customers saw rates go

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