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.
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.
LAUSD Board President Monica Garcia says the purchase of an estimated 600,000 tablet computers is critical to ‘closing the digital divide’.
Hundreds of jobs could soon return to local schools after the Los Angeles Unified School District reached a deal with a state labor union.
As California struggles to regain its financial footing, the budget axe could soon fall on the state’s justice system.
The Los Angeles Unified School District has rescinded about 5,000 layoffs planned for teachers, counselors, bus drivers, cafeteria workers and other district employees.
If passed, the vote would immediately rescind layoff notices sent to some 3,400 teachers, nurses, librarians and counselors.
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.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa ordered 42 furlough days for groups who rejected a proposed contract outline agreed to by 15 other labor groups.
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.
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.
With LA crime rates at historic lows, the LAPD says it’s critical to keep as many uniformed police officers on patrol as possible.
The economic future of 150,00 state workers is at stake as California is set to defend its decision.