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CBS2 Investigates: Southland Doctors Defaulting On Student Loans Stick Taxpayers With The Debt

Records show 846 medical professionals nationwide owe more than $105 million to the government for their student loans. Forty-three percent of those, about 362 medical professionals, are in California.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/11/2015

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NY Times Report Accuses Nail Salons Of Low Wages, But Expert Claims Problem Exists In LA, Too

An investigation by the New York Times revealed accusations of low wages in the nail salon industry but a local expert says the problem exists in Los Angeles as well.

05/07/2015

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LA County Home Care Providers Rally In Support Of Pay Raise

Thousands of Los Angeles County home care providers Tuesday held a rally and march to demand a pay raise.

04/14/2015

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Emergency Management Experts Will Always Be In Demand In LA

As LA remains prone to nearly every calamity known to man, lucrative job opportunities for emergency management professionals will continue to grow.

07/18/2014

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LAX Workers Protest For Good Jobs

More than 1,000 LAX workers and supporters marched at the airport Thursday, calling for good jobs.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/19/2014

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Study: 1 In 3 Grocery Workers Receive Some Type Of Public Assistance

One out of three grocery workers in California is receiving some type of public assistance while one in five rations the food he or she helps sell, according to a study released Monday.

06/09/2014

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Entrepreneur: Boost Calif. Wages To $12-An-Hour

Democrats across the nation are eager to make increasing the minimum wage a defining campaign issue in 2014, but in California a proposal to boost the pay rate to $12 an hour is coming from a different point on the political compass.

01/12/2014

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Walmart Workers, Community Supports Protest For Better Jobs, Higher Wages

Hundreds of Walmart workers and community supporters Thursday are expected to take part in a nationwide protest calling for improved jobs and better wages.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/05/2013

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Calif. Bill To Ban Lenders From Garnishing Graduates’ Wages

Graduates struggling to repay private student loans could get a reprieve under legislation that passed the state Assembly on Thursday.

04/11/2013

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Red Ink To Stain LA Plan To Delay $100M In OT Pay, Wage Hikes

Mayoral contenders and bloggers alike are blasting City Hall for a recent wave of cost-cutting measures that they say could eventually backfire.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/03/2012

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Grocery Workers Join Picket Lines In Front Of 3 Ralphs Stores

Picketers are outside three Ralphs supermarkets Wednesday, in what could be a preview of another grocery workers strike.

08/10/2011

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Health Care Pioneer Cástulo De La Rocha’s Salary Questioned

With the State of California teetering on the brink of insolvency all salaries are being scrutinized. Political Reporter Dave Bryan has the story of an East L.A. health care pioneer who heads a non-profit, while receiving a large salary.

03/01/2011

Californians’ Income Sees 1st Decline Since WWII

Newly released figures show that the personal income of California residents declined last year for the first time since World War II.

08/11/2010