American Apparel Workers Gather In Downtown LA To Protest Planned Layoffs, Store ClosuresDozens of workers at a clothing retail giant took to the streets of Downtown L.A. Wednesday afternoon to wage a protest outside the American Apparel factory.
House Of Blues Plans For Nearly 200 Layoffs At WeHo LocationNearly 200 employees face layoffs as the legendary venue gets set to shut its doors later this summer, according to reports.
Teachers Union Calls On LAUSD To Rescind More Than 600 Layoff NoticesHearings are underway Monday before an administrative law judge to determine whether the Los Angeles Unified School District can go forward with laying off more than 600 employees.
Walmart Employees: Store Closures Due To Labor Dispute Retaliation, Not PlumbingThe sudden closure of several Walmart stores, alleged to be due to the necessity of plumbing repairs, has raised questions among employees, who say the closures are a retaliation over a labor dispute.
Report: American Apparel To Lay Off Nearly 200 EmployeesAmerican Apparel Inc. will lay off about 180 employees as it attempts a comeback amid worker discontent and new management, according to a report Thursday.
L.A. Unified Chief Warns Of Bleak Financial OutlookLA Unified interim Superintendent Ramon Cortines is warning that if the district doesn't get its finances in order it will be "another Detroit."
LAUSD To Discuss Possible Layoffs For More Than 600 EmployeesThe Los Angeles Unified School District Tuesday will consider authorizing layoff warning notices to more than 600 employees.
Facing Budget Deficit, LAUSD To Consider Layoffs For 609 EmployeesThe Los Angeles Unified School District Board, facing a nearly $160 million budget deficit, will consider authorizing layoff warning notices for 609 teachers, counselors and social workers at its board meeting Tuesday.
Hundreds Of DreamWorks Jobs Reportedly At Risk As Layoffs LoomStudio executives are expected to officially announce layoffs at the studio, although the timing and exact number of cuts was unclear, according to reports Monday.
Wet Seal To Close 338 Stores, Lay Off 3.7K EmployeesTeen clothier Wet Seal Inc. announced Wednesday it will close 338 of its stores, laying off some 3,700 full-time and part-time workers, leaving the struggling company with about 170 retail and online outlets.
Capitol Shoe Shine Guy Among Senate LayoffsA man who has buffed shoes inside the Capitol for more than two decades is among those recently laid off by the state Senate.
California Senate Layoffs Resulted From $4M Budget GapThe state Senate faces a budget shortfall of between $3 million and $4 million this fiscal year, helping explain why it laid off 39 of its roughly 1,000 staff members last month.