Aug. 24 | Huffington Post
While a $15 minimum wage seemed practically inconceivable not long ago, it is fast becoming the law in liberal cities such as Seattle and Los Angeles. Many states have rushed to pass more modest but still significant raises, with a majority of states now having a higher minimum wage than the federal level of $7.25.
Aug. 21 | LA Times
The Los Angeles City Council expects to vote next week on whether L.A. should continue its quest to host the 2024 Summer Games, setting the stage for a public airing of questions surrounding an Olympic bid that has been largely opaque for the taxpayers who could be asked to underwrite the projected $4.1-billion event.
Aug. 5 | LA Daily News
The mayor said the agreement “prioritizes service delivery and strengthens our long-term fiscal health,” while union representative Cheryl Parisi said the deal “addresses the concerns of city workers and our communities.”
Aug. 19 | LA Times
The National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center said last week that this El Niño is shaping up to be as strong as the 1997-98 El Niño, which sent storms that killed 17 people and caused more than $550 million in damage in California.
Aug. 9 | LA Times
First it was a ban on plastic bags. Then came the workplace prohibition on e-cigarettes. Now the Los Angeles City Council is embarking on a new and controversial exercise in behavior modification: Getting more Angelenos to give up, or at least reduce their reliance on, the automobile.
July 28 | AFSCME 3090
Ruling: By forcing employees to conform to new work schedules they could not accommodate, LAWA violated the law!
Our Union has won a crucial unfair labor practice charge against Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), which implemented employment status and work schedule changes without first meeting and conferring with our Union, as required.
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