A $220 million shortfall behind the mayor’s threat has left already-squeezed municipal workers incensed.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced Thursday that he will call for layoffs of city workers as part of his budget next month, but wouldn’t specify how many jobs would be slashed.
LAUSD employees hit the streets Monday night, the day before the district board will vote on a budget that includes significant cuts to student programs and services for the 2012-13 school year.
Taking care of legal matters in Los Angeles County could soon take a lot longer. Court administrators plan to eliminate more than 300 jobs at the end of June to save $300 million.
The Los Angeles Unified School District is getting a temporary reprieve from massive budget cuts, but thousands of teachers and staff members are still facing potential layoffs.
Layoff notices are being sent to more than 500 California prison employees. The inmate population has seen a drastic decrease thanks to a federal court order that demands lower level offenders be transferred to county jails.
September’s layoff totals marked the highest number since April of 2009, when 132,500 layoffs were announced.
Hundreds of jobs could soon return to local schools after the Los Angeles Unified School District reached a deal with a state labor union.
Another 40 employees of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory were laid off last week as the astronomy research center continues to reduce its staff.
The nation’s biggest bank, which was founded here in California more than 100 years ago, is planning to cut 3,500 jobs by the end of the month.
The Compton City Council has voted to approve a controversial budget that will eliminate 91 jobs and 90 vacant positions.
An Orange County Superior Court judge Tuesday told attorneys she plans to issue a preliminary injunction halting controversial layoffs planned in Costa Mesa.
The sprawling Los Angeles school district, the nation’s second-largest, now has a final budget that includes pay cuts and layoffs of about 3,000 employees, including some teachers and counselors.
Administrators are reportedly holding $57 million that could be used to prevent the layoffs of 1,900 teachers, nurses counselors, librarians and others.
The Costa Mesa City Council has approved layoffs for 200 city workers, eight police officers and an animal control officer.