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OC Register Owner Orders Worker Furloughs At Long Beach Paper

Freedom Communications Inc., which owns the Orange County Register, announced Tuesday it is imposing furloughs, cutting staff and ending daily publication of the Long Beach newspaper it started last year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2014

Dr. Lucy Jones has been a seismologist with the USGS and a Visiting Research Associate at the Seismological Laboratory of Caltech since 1983.  (Photo credit: CBS)

Report: Earthquake Expert Dr. Lucy Jones, Others Furloughed

The partial government shutdown has resulted in the furlough of well-known seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones along with about 30 others in Pasadena, according to a KNX 1070 report.


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Pay Uncertain For Hotshot Crews Battling Wildfires During Government Shutdown

The elite fire fighting crews known as “Hotshots” who fight wildfires across the country are continuing to work despite uncertainty surrounding their pay during the government shutdown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/01/2013

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LAUSD Faces Criticism For Plan To Buy iPads For 600,000 Students

LAUSD Board President Monica Garcia says the purchase of an estimated 600,000 tablet computers is critical to ‘closing the digital divide’.


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LA Schools To Restore Hundreds Of Non-Teaching Jobs

Hundreds of jobs could soon return to local schools after the Los Angeles Unified School District reached a deal with a state labor union.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/27/2011

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Chief Justice: Service Cuts May ‘Fundamentally’ Change Calif. Courts

As California struggles to regain its financial footing, the budget axe could soon fall on the state’s justice system.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/22/2011

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LA Schools Save 5,000 Jobs Through Furloughs

The Los Angeles Unified School District has rescinded about 5,000 layoffs planned for teachers, counselors, bus drivers, cafeteria workers and other district employees.


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Furloughs Vs. Layoffs: 40,000 LA Teachers Vote On Proposed Pay Cuts

If passed, the vote would immediately rescind layoff notices sent to some 3,400 teachers, nurses, librarians and counselors.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/02/2011

Teacher’s Union, LAUSD Reach Tenative Agreement

The Los Angeles Unified School District announced Friday that it has reached a tentative agreement with United Teachers Los Angeles and will save about 3,400 jobs and maintain class sizes in elementary schools at their current levels.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/27/2011

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Mayor Orders Furloughs For LA Workers After Labor Deal Falls Short

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa ordered 42 furlough days for groups who rejected a proposed contract outline agreed to by 15 other labor groups.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/28/2011

Mayor of Los Angeles Antonio Villaraigosa (credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Proposed Villaraigosa Budget To Include Furloughs

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Wednesday is expected to release a proposed $6.9 billion budget in which city employees will get more than a month of furlough days per year.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/20/2011

Chief Administrative Officer Miguel Santana (Getty Images)

LA Official: Labor Deal Not Guaranteed To Stop Layoffs

The lead city negotiator in recent talks with the Coalition of L.A. City Unions says furloughs may be out, but layoffs are not out of the question.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/25/2011

Trust Fund To End Furloughs At New Downtown LA Jail

With LA crime rates at historic lows, the LAPD says it’s critical to keep as many uniformed police officers on patrol as possible.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/16/2011

California To Begin Furloughing State Workers

Furlough Fight Heads To Calif. Supreme Court

The economic future of 150,00 state workers is at stake as California is set to defend its decision.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/08/2010