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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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Fast Food Workers Set For Walkout In Push For $15-Per-Hour Wage

A planned labor strike could keep Angelenos from getting a burger at their favorite fast food restaurant next week.

08/22/2013

Two workers were trapped on this sign high above the ground. (credit: CBS)

2 Workers Rescued After Elevator Basket Malfunctions In Glendora

Two workers were stranded 130 feet above ground for more than an hour Thursday evening when their elevator basket malfunctioned.

CBS Los Angeles–08/02/2013

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Airport Workers To Challenge LAX’s Runway Expansion Plan

Los Angeles International airport workers represented by SEIU United Service Workers West Thursday are expected to file a California Environmental Quality Act challenge to the airport’s runway expansion.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/30/2013

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2-Day Worker Walkout Ends UC Hospitals

A two-day strike by hospital workers ended on Thursday, with both sides claiming victory even though there was no resolution to a contract dispute involving staffing and pensions.

05/23/2013

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Staffing Industry Expert Shares Current Unemployment Numbers

Iyda Kelati, a branch manager for Adecco Staffing USA, appeared on KCAL9 News on Saturday morning to discuss the latest unemployment numbers for Los Angeles.

05/18/2013

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Fire Crews Rescue 2 Workers Trapped On Scaffolding Outside Century City High-Rise

Two window washers were rescued Thursday after being stuck on scaffolding on floor 26 of a 27-story high-rise in Century City.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2013

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SEIU Says LA County ‘Fully Recovered From Recession’, Calls For Wage Hikes

Thousands of Los Angeles County union employees were set for a rally Tuesday in downtown L.A. to demand higher wages amid county-wide budget cuts and hiring freezes.

04/16/2013

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