SEIU Local 721 employees of Riverside County hold a rally during the union's recent 2-day strike. Riverside County has now contracted with a firm to provide temporary replacement nurses in the event county-employed nurses participate in job walkouts.
Riverside County has contracted with a firm that will supply nurses to fill in at county medical facilities in the event that county-employed union nurses participate in labor strikes. More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.
A group of Riverside County union employees disrupted the County Board of Supervisors meeting in Riverside yesterday with chants and threats to go on strike. Union members say the county has been dragging its feet in contract negotiations for more than a year. More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.
More than 300 workers at UC Riverside will join a UC-wide, one-day labor walkout today (Tuesday.) The action -- called by Teamsters Local 2010 -- is to draw attention to what the union says are laggard contract talks. KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.