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Historic San Gabriel Mission Plans Layoff

The historic San Gabriel Mission in Southern California is laying off a longtime employee because of financial hardships — and he may not be the last.


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Report: SoCal Edison To Lay Off Hundreds Of Employees

Southern California Edison announced Tuesday that it plans to layoff hundreds of employees in an effort to streamline management.

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DOT Union Members Lobby City Council For GM’s Lay Off

The Department of Transportation’s Jaime de la Vega is among the general managers still witing to find out if they’ll get to keep their jobs.

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LAUSD Holds Open Hearings To Mull Teacher Layoffs

The Los Angeles Unified School District is holding open hearings as it mulls thousands of teacher layoffs.

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LAUSD Teachers To Protest $557M In Proposed Cuts, Layoffs

Teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District are expected to protest Tuesday as the school board meets to consider budget cuts and layoffs.

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LA County Cutting $35M From Budget, Avoiding Layoffs And Furloughs

Despite a $220.9 million budget deficit heading into the coming fiscal year, Los Angeles County officials said Monday they will be able to close the gap without resorting to layoffs or requiring workers to take unpaid furlough days.


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City Worker Suicide A Reminder Of Layoff Pain

Less than an hour after his co-workers were told they were losing their jobs, Huy Pham headed up to the roof of the five-story City Hall building and jumped, landing dead on the sidewalk.


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Costa Mesa Hires Spokesperson After Worker’s Death

Costa Mesa has hired a $3,000-a-week spokesperson after a worker jumped to his death shortly after receiving a layoff notice.


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Calif. Teachers Protest Layoffs Before Pink-Slip Deadline

California teachers are rallying across the state to protest layoffs and call on state lawmakers to support Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget plan.


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LAUSD Mulls Roughly 5,000 Layoffs

The Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education may authorize layoffs for 5,000 employees, including more than 4,000 teachers.

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Judge OKs Deal To Limit Teacher Layoffs

A Los Angeles judge has approved a settlement that shields 40 local schools from the long-standing policy of laying off teachers by a last-hired-first-fired seniority policy.


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Boeing To Cut 900 Jobs At Long Beach Plant

Boeing Co. says it is cutting 900 of the 3,700 jobs at its Long Beach plant. The Los Angeles Times reports that the company announced the layoffs Wednesday.


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Judge Will Likely Stick With Tentative LAUSD Layoff Ruling

A judge has indicated he’s sticking to a tentative ruling that changes the Los Angeles school district’s last-hired, first-fired rules when there are teacher layoffs.