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LA County Social Workers Reach Tentative Deal

Los Angeles County social workers who staged a six-day strike say they’ve reached tentative agreement on a new contract that will lower their caseloads.


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LA County Calls In Mediator As Social Workers Strike For Fifth Day

Los Angeles county called in a mediator as a strike by social workers reached its fifth day.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/09/2013

8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez (pictured), died in March after documents showed at least six complaints of child abuse and brutality were filed with Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). (credit: CBS)

County Social Workers Speak Out In Wake Of Palmdale Boy’s Death

Social workers gathered outside the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) on Friday to protest the death of an eight-year-old boy from Palmdale.


Gabriel Fernandez was beaten to death. (credit: Facebook)

Rally Held In Honor Of 8-Year-Old Palmdale Boy Who Was Beaten To Death

A rally was held Monday night in honor of Gabriel Fernandez — the 8-year-old Palmdale boy who was tortured and beaten to death.


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OC Agrees To More Tests On Building That Allegedly Made Workers Sick

Orange County’s chief executive told the Board of Supervisors Tuesday that a new series of tests would be conducted at a Social Services Agency building in Orange, where some current and former county employees claim they got sick.


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Occupy LA To Bring Social Workers To Aid Homeless

Social workers will be visiting the Occupy Los Angeles camp this week in an effort to provide services to the influx of homeless people who have moved into the tent village surrounding City Hall.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/14/2011