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California Teacher Layoff Law Stirs Confusion, Criticism

Los Angeles Times | Teresa Watanabe | Posted 09.10.2011 | Education

School district officials across the state are wrestling with the fallout over a controversial new law that bars teacher layoffs for a year even amid ...

L.A. City Council's Budget Committee Recommends 1,000 More Job Cuts

latimes.com | David Zahniser, Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The committee's budget plan, which goes to the full council Friday, omits revenue the mayor expects from privatizing city parking. One councilman call...

Poison Pill Labor Contract Threatens Plan to Lay Off LA Workers

Charles Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Charles Feldman

Wanna hear a joke? Only, this joke is on us! So, it turns out that there is a very big catch to LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's announced "plan" to eliminate 761 city jobs this fiscal year.