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$363,625 in Back Wages Paid to L.A. Car Wash Workers

A half-dozen car wash workers were paid more than $360,000 in wages owed to them by two car wash operators in the Los Angeles area, California Labor Commissioner... Read more »

Los Angeles Region Needs Higher Paying Job, Study Finds

Unemployment is down and economic output is up in Los Angeles County, says an economic forecast released Wednesday, but experts said more high-paying jobs are needed... Read more »

Immigrants: A $232 Billion Boost to Local Economy

Immigrants contribute significantly to the economies of the city and county of Los Angeles, according to a study released Feb. 8. The report from the New American... Read more »

Western Union to Forfeit $586 Million For Fraud, Money Laundering

The Western Union Co. has agreed to forfeit $586 million and admitted to crimes in connection with money laundering and fraud schemes, in an agreement announced... Read more »

Economic Study Finds $11 Billion Upside to 2014 Olympic Games

Hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics could increase Los Angeles’ economic output by up to $11.2 billion, according to a study released Monday. “In 1984, Los Angeles... Read more »

Facebook to Curate News: Good Effort or Flawed Proposition?

MENLO PARK, Calif. – Silicon Valley giant Facebook has outlined plans to use third-party fact checkers to vet some of its news content. Facebook has come under... Read more »

UCLA Study: Trump Brings Uncertainty for SoCal Economy

Donald Trump’s election has created a wave of uncertainty for the California and Southland economy, with his hardline stances on immigration and trade policy carrying... Read more »

Young Service Workers Can’t Get Enough Hours

Nearly all 18- to 29-year-old service workers in Los Angeles County are failing to get enough work hours, according to UCLA researchers, who urged officials Tuesday... Read more »

Supervisors Consider Using $25M Wells Fargo Settlement to Investigate Other Consumer Protection Violations

Los Angeles County officials are considering how to spend $25 million in legal penalties levied on Wells Fargo, with some proposing Tuesday, Nov. 22 that a new litigation... Read more »

L.A. Employers Fear Loss of Workers, Survey Finds

The Los Angeles Business Council, a group that supports public transit and homeless housing related tax measures on the Nov. 8 ballot, released a USC report last... Read more »

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