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AP Source: Anaheim-Based Fisker To Lay Off ‘Large Number’ Of Workers

The Associated Press is reporting that troubled electric car maker Fisker Automotive plans to lay off a large number of the workers at its Anaheim headquarters on Friday, a person briefed on the matter said.

04/05/2013

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Worker Dies After Becoming Trapped In Trench At Pacific Palisades Construction Site

A worker who became trapped in a trench in the Pacific Palisades area Thursday afternoon died before he could be rescued.

03/14/2013

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You Could Make Up To $99K A Year At Chipotle

If making a nearly six-figure salary in a fun, hospitable working environment sounds good, Chipotle Mexican Grill might be the company for you!

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/31/2013

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Union Workers To Protest Exec Pay At UC Campuses Statewide

Thousands of University of California employees and students were expected to take part in protests at campuses statewide on Thursday over what one workers’ union alleges to be skyrocketing executive compensation.

01/31/2013

SEIU protesters staged a one-day general striek at Los Angeles International Airport back in May  to protest what labor activists are calling unfair practices by airlines using hired contractors instead of unionized employees. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Planned LAX Worker March Causes Traffic Delays On Thanksgiving Eve

A protest by hundreds of employees at Los Angeles International Airport caused delays on what is traditionally known as the busiest travel day of the year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/21/2012

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Walmart Braces For ‘Black Friday’ Protests

Employees at the nation’s largest retailer may be walking off the job on one of the biggest shopping days of the year.

11/21/2012

Striking workers could put Hostess brands out of business. (credit: CBS)

Hostess Going Out Of Business, Cites Nationwide Worker Strike

Hostess, the maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, is going out of business, closing plants, laying off its 18,500 workers and putting its brands up for sale.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/16/2012

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CBS2 Investigates Caltrans Employees Who Use Taxpayer-Funded Cars For Personal Use

A CBS2 investigation found some Caltrans employees using Caltrans trucks rented with taxpayer money for their own personal use.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/25/2012

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Workers, Community Leaders To Hold Rally At Pico Rivera Walmart

Workers from nearly a dozen Los Angeles Walmart stores will participate in a rallyl Thursday morning in protest of the company’s attempts to silence and retaliate against workers for speaking out.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/04/2012

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California To Form Scrap Metal Oversight Task Force

California state officials are planning to launch a task force to improve oversight of scrap metal recyclers.

09/07/2012

CalTrans Drinking Investigation

Caltrans Begins Process Of Firing 3 Employees Following CBS2 Investigation

Caltrans has started the process to fire two supervisors, who made nearly $100,000 in taxpayer dollars last year, after a CBS2 investigation caught them drinking on the job. A third employee was also facing termination.

05/29/2012

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New Bill Would Grant Work Permits To Thousands Of Illegal Immigrants

A bill moving through the California Legislature is heating up the hot button issue of immigration reform.

05/12/2012

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Long-Term Unemployment Benefits Expire For 93,000 Californians

Across the state Saturday, an estimated 93,000 Californians will join thousands of others whose unemployment benefits have run out.

05/12/2012

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Soil Tests Beneath Building May Corroborate Claims By OC Workers

Test results released Tuesday could give some weight to claims by a group of workers, who believe that their building is to blame for birth defects, migraines and even cancer.

02/29/2012

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Warehouse Workers Protest Alleged Labor Violations At Wal-Mart Contractor Facility

Hundreds of disgruntled workers plan to picket an Inland Empire mega-warehouse over alleged labor violations.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/16/2012

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