Emergence Of 'Gig Economy' Distorting Employment Data? Expert Says 'Yes'Amazon is joining Uber and other popular companies with a new program that hires workers to deliver packages in the latest example of the emerging so-called "gig economy".
Whole Foods To Cut 1,500 Jobs In Effort To Lower PricesThe grocery chain is cutting 1.6 percent of its workforce over the next eight weeks as it looks to lower prices and keep up with competition.
UC Study Finds $2.7 Billion Drained From Calif. Economy During DroughtA statewide drought has drained $2.7 billion from California's economy, University of California researchers announced Tuesday.
California Slips Back To No. 8 Economy In WorldLess than a month after edging out Brazil, California has slipped back to its ranking as the eighth-largest economy in the world.
Economists At Odds Over Impact Of Proposed NFL Stadium On Jobs, SpendingWill a proposed return of at least one NFL team to Southern California bring home new jobs and pump millions of dollars into the local economy?
Obama Sends Labor Secretary To Calif. To Settle West Coast Ports DisputePresident Obama is set to send United States Labor Secretary Tom Perez to California in an attempt to address the slowdown of ports on the West Coast.
Report: Calif. Jobless Rate To Continue To Fall A new report says California's economy is expected to continue its steady recovery and predicts the state unemployment rate will drop nearly two full percentage points by the end of 2016.
Low-Paying Jobs, Lack Of Mobility Putting SoCal On Economic 'Collision Course'?Economists say Southern California could be on an economic "collision course" fueled by low-paying jobs that offer little opportunity for upward mobility.
Expectations High For Post-Recession Christmas Shopping SeasonOne leading Orange County economist is predicting this Christmas shopping season could mark the best since the end of the recession.
Study: Rent Prices In LA, OC Counties To Increase Over 8 Percent Rents in Los Angeles and Orange Counties, already considered to be rather pricey, are expected to become more expensive.
City Council To Vote On Big Wage Increase Proposal For LA Hotel WorkersThousands of hotel employees in Los Angeles will learn Wednesday whether or not they will receive an increase in wages, as the City Council considers a law that would require big hotels to pay all workers a minimum of $15.37 per hour.
UCLA Forecast: California Economy 'Painfully Plodding' AlongCalifornia’s economy will continue to show steady but unremarkable growth in the months ahead, according to a UCLA economic forecast released Thursday.