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Construction Workers To Call On LA Developer To Use ‘Ethical Contractors’

Construction workers including Latino immigrants and their supporters Thursday were expected to rally outside the offices of a Los Angeles developer to call on the firm to provide safer conditions to workers.

07/10/2014

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Labor Dispute Briefly Shuts LA, Long Beach Ports

Workers with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union are negotiating a new contract with their employers at 29 West Coast ports, but their action was unrelated to those talks.

07/08/2014

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‘Landmark’ Deal To Pay LAUSD Cafeteria Workers, Custodians $15 An Hour

School district officials are set to reveal details of a tentative deal that would raise their minimum wage for nearly 20,000 cafeteria workers and other employees to over $15 an hour over two years.

07/01/2014

The City Council is considering legislation similar to a living wage ordinance passed in 2007 for workers employed in hotels near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). (Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

City Council Committee Recommends $15.37 Minimum Wage For Non-Unionized Hotel Workers

Members of the council’s Economic Development Committee are suggesting an increase from the state’s minimum wage of $8 to $15.37 be implemented for workers at hotels with at least 300 rooms by July 1, 2015.

06/10/2014

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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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LA County Faces Poll Worker Shortage Ahead Of Primary Vote

Are you busy next Tuesday? If not, election officials say they can use you.

05/27/2014

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Bill Seeks To Address Widening Income Gap In California Between CEOs, Workers

CEOs of companies in Standard & Poor’s 500 index were paid an average of 354 times more than the median employee in 2012, according to the AFL-CIO.

04/24/2014

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AP: LAX Union Wants Emergency Training

Thousands of Los Angeles International Airport workers had no idea what to do when a gunman opened fire last year in a terminal because they were inadequately trained to deal with an emergency, according to a union report.

03/14/2014

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Airport Workers Rally Over ‘Unsafe Conditions’ At LAX After Man’s Death

Cesar Augusto Valenzuela was struck and killed on the LAX mid-field service road on February 21 after falling from a luggage tug, according to a police report.

03/06/2014

The City Council is considering legislation similar to a living wage ordinance passed in 2007 for workers employed in hotels near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). (Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Proposed Pay Hike For Hotel Workers Would Nearly Double Minimum Wage

Under the proposal, employees at some of the city’s largest hotels could see a raise to a living wage of $15.37 an hour.

02/18/2014

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Grocery Workers Return To Talks With SoCal Supermarket Chains

Union members returned to negotiations Monday with three of the Southland’s largest grocery chains.

02/03/2014

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LAPD Officers Charged In Alleged Workers’ Compensation Fraud Case

Two veteran Los Angeles police officers faced fraud and other charges Thursday for allegedly stealing taxpayer funds by making phony injury claims.

12/12/2013

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Federal Employees Return To Work After 16-Day Government Shutdown

Thousands of furloughed federal workers returned to their jobs Thursday after a 16-day long government shutdown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/17/2013

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Thousands Of LA County Employees Walk Off Jobs Over Wage Increase

Thousands of Los Angeles County workers walked off their jobs Tuesday as they demand higher wages.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/01/2013

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Fast Food Workers Walk Off Job Over Hourly Wages

Southern California fast food workers Thursday staged a walkout as part of their attempt to raise their hourly wages to $15.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2013

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