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Labor Wants Min. Wage Ordinance to Exclude Union Contracts

Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday he is open to studying an idea to exclude workers with union contracts from the city’s $15 per hour minimum wage ordinance,... Read more »

Garcetti Signs $8.6 Billion City Budget

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Wednesday signed an $8.6 billion budget for 2015-16, calling it the result of an “unprecedented collaboration” between the City... Read more »

Judge Approves $15 Million Herbalife Settlement

A Los Angeles federal judge signed off on a $15 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit brought by a former Herbalife Ltd. salesman who alleged the Los Angeles-based... Read more »

Minimum Wage Hike Gets Big Boost in L.A.

The minimum wage in Los Angeles would rise to $15 an hour by 2020 for large employers, with a one-year delay for businesses with 25 or fewer workers, under a proposal... Read more »

Seafood Processor Faces Potential $1.5 Million Fine in Worker’s Death

Bumble Bee Foods and two of its employees were hit with criminal charges Monday stemming from the 2012 death of a worker who was trapped inside an industrial oven... Read more »

NLRB Issues Complaint Against El Super Chain

The National Labor Relations Board issued a complaint against a Paramount-based supermarket chain for allegedly restraining employees from advocating for union representation,... Read more »

‘Downtown L.A. is Full of Mice,’ Says Alleged Slumlord

An accused slumlord brushed off complaints by tenants about rodent infestation at his 26-unit South Los Angeles apartment building, according to an excerpt of his... Read more »

Garcetti’s Budget High on ‘Rebuilding’

Mayor Eric Garcetti released an $8.5 billion budget proposal Monday that he called the healthiest in years, including more funding for tree-trimming, street-cleaning,... Read more »

Sen. De Leon Shares Agenda With Business Community

“California is the seventh largest economy in the entire world,” senate leader Kevin De Leon told a gathering of Latino business owners last week. He was taking... Read more »

California Workers’ Comp Law Gets Criticism, Praise at Senate Hearing

March 26, 2015, 5:01 p.m An architect of California’s recent workers’ comp reform testified Wednesday that the law was being misused by insurers and... Read more »

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