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Tamar Lando

Union Triage

Andrea Prebys considers herself a dogged foot soldier in one of the most ambitious, wide-scale union organizing drives in recent Southern California history. So even as the summer-heated asphalt at the Shell station across the street from Monterey Park’s Garfield Medical Center burns through the bottom of her shoes, she......

The Senior Squeeze

The lights went out for 10 minutes at Country Villa East nursing home in South L.A., and more than 200 nursing homes across California. No lack of electricity caused last week’s blackout. Rather, an odd bedfellow coalition of Big Labor, nursing home owners and patient advocates turned off the switches......