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LA Council to consider making it more difficult to fire employees amid coronavirus crisis

Valley Industry & Commerce Association opposes at least one of the initiatives By MIKE SPRAGUE | March 22, 2020 Los Angeles City Council at its Tuesday meeting is expected to take up a number of measures setting restrictions on businesses and their ability to fire their employees in light of the coronavirus crisis. “A minimum wage worker in Los Angeles might already struggle to make rent if they miss one paycheck.” they wrote. “But as people increasingly avoid public places because of the new coronavirus, hotels and restaurants in neighborhoods across our city are particularly feeling the impact.” The proposals, which are ...

Janitors March Throughout California to Demand “New Deal” for Immigrant Workers

By City News Service February 6, 2020 More than 1,000 janitors in Los Angeles will carry out a march Thursday to demand that the owners of the world’s largest buildings adopt a “new deal” for immigrant workers. Janitors will also rally in Orange, San Jose, Oakland, Sacramento and San Diego. Read More