Juries will have to decide whether drivers for Uber and Lyft were independent contractors, or employees of the ride-hailing companies with all of the protections and benefits the state affords regular workers.
A 20-year-old California law that prohibits undocumented immigrants from accessing public healthcare, welfare and other benefits may soon be coming off the books.
Boeing Co. will pay $47 million to hundreds of current and former Southern California employees who are owed back pay and benefits, a union announced Friday.
A South Los Angeles grocer paid more than $190,000 in restitution as part of his sentence for fraudulently using EBT cards, county prosecutors announced Friday.
Deputy Public Defender Audrey Owens entered the plea Monday in federal court to two felony counts of theft of government property a week before trial was scheduled.
While Congress debates extension of unemployment benefits to more than 1 million Americans, here in California, it’s estimated that 200,000 people are on hold.
Lawmakers in Washington may be leaving town for the holidays, but for Tommy Donovan, the Congressional vacation couldn’t come at a worse time.
A projected $650 million in welfare benefits will be distributed to illegal alien parents in 2013, county officials said Monday.
The unemployment rate in Los Angeles dropped to 9.7 percent in June 2013 from 11.1 percent in June 2012.
Human remains found in the backyard of a Santa Ana residence are that of the ex-homeowner’s father, authorities announced Tuesday.
The California jobless rate inched down slightly in October even as the state issued a dire warning that federal help for the long-term unemployed may soon run out.
Employees of the global retail giant say they will stage more of the same walkouts that have spread across the nation if the company refuses to meet their demands for better working conditions.
Supervisor Don Knabe has called for a review after receiving what he described as “nervous calls” from employees — some of whom have been deployed overseas for months
Employers trimmed their payrolls in April even as California’s unemployment rate dipped slightly lower, according to data released Friday.
Any individuals on the Fed-Ed extension and still unemployed after this week will no longer be eligible to receive those benefits even if they have remaining balance.