LAUSD Teachers To Protest $557M In Proposed Cuts, LayoffsTeachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District are expected to protest Tuesday as the school board meets to consider budget cuts and layoffs.
LA County Cutting $35M From Budget, Avoiding Layoffs And FurloughsDespite a $220.9 million budget deficit heading into the coming fiscal year, Los Angeles County officials said Monday they will be able to close the gap without resorting to layoffs or requiring workers to take unpaid furlough days.
City Worker Suicide A Reminder Of Layoff Pain Less than an hour after his co-workers were told they were losing their jobs, Huy Pham headed up to the roof of the five-story City Hall building and jumped, landing dead on the sidewalk.
Costa Mesa Hires Spokesperson After Worker's DeathCosta Mesa has hired a $3,000-a-week spokesperson after a worker jumped to his death shortly after receiving a layoff notice.
Calif. Teachers Protest Layoffs Before Pink-Slip DeadlineCalifornia teachers are rallying across the state to protest layoffs and call on state lawmakers to support Gov. Jerry Brown's budget plan.
LAUSD Mulls Roughly 5,000 LayoffsThe Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education may authorize layoffs for 5,000 employees, including more than 4,000 teachers.
Judge OKs Deal To Limit Teacher LayoffsA Los Angeles judge has approved a settlement that shields 40 local schools from the long-standing policy of laying off teachers by a last-hired-first-fired seniority policy.
Boeing To Cut 900 Jobs At Long Beach PlantBoeing Co. says it is cutting 900 of the 3,700 jobs at its Long Beach plant. The Los Angeles Times reports that the company announced the layoffs Wednesday.
Judge Will Likely Stick With Tentative LAUSD Layoff RulingA judge has indicated he's sticking to a tentative ruling that changes the Los Angeles school district's last-hired, first-fired rules when there are teacher layoffs.