Netflix To Give Workers With Babies A Year Of Paid LeaveThe employee benefit announced Tuesday on Netflix's blog is generous even by the high standards of Silicon Valley, where free meals and other perquisites supplement lavish salaries in the fiercely competitive battle for computer programmers and other technology workers.
Calif. Judges: Juries Should Hear Driver Vs Uber, Lyft SuitsJuries 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.
Momentum Builds To Repeal Calif. Ban On Public Benefits For Illegal ImmigrantsA 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 To Give California Workers $47M In Back PayBoeing 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.
South LA Grocer Sentenced In EBT Fraud CaseA 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.
Riverside Attorney Admits Social Security TheftDeputy 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.
200K California Residents Feel Pinch While Congress Debates Jobless BenefitsWhile 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.
Long-Term Jobless Face Bleak Christmas After Congress Fails To Pass Benefits ExtensionLawmakers in Washington may be leaving town for the holidays, but for Tommy Donovan, the Congressional vacation couldn't come at a worse time.
Undocumented LA County Parents On Pace To Receive $650M In Welfare BenefitsA projected $650 million in welfare benefits will be distributed to illegal alien parents in 2013, county officials said Monday.
Los Angeles Unemployment Rate Declines Thanks To Part-Time JobsThe unemployment rate in Los Angeles dropped to 9.7 percent in June 2013 from 11.1 percent in June 2012.
Remains Found In Santa Ana Yard Are That Of Ex-Homeowner’s FatherHuman remains found in the backyard of a Santa Ana residence are that of the ex-homeowner’s father, authorities announced Tuesday.
400K In Calif. Face 'Sudden Stop' In Jobless Benefits 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.