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DACA job permits will begin expiring soon

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| Many young immigrants could lose the jobs they currently have and be forced into lower paying work.

California toughens stance, says employers must protect workers from wildfire smoke

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Last week KPCC reported on an earlier advisory that said employers need only "consider" taking steps to protect farmworkers exposed to smoke from the Thomas fire.

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LA County sees upswing in worker sexual harassment complaints

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Since July, the county has received more than 3,000 complaints from workers alleging sexual harassment and other workplace issues. The city of L.A. is moving to review its policies.

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Workplace death rate higher among Latinos

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An AFL-CIO report shows that Latinos are killed on the job at a higher rate than the rest of the country’s workers. It cites work in higher-risk industries.

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Yahoo closes offices in Burbank, consolidates its presence in Silicon Beach

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Yahoo is laying off 90 workers in Burbank and closing its office there. It's part of a company-wide downsizing and a consolidation of its L.A. presence in Silicon Beach.

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Southern California ski resort struggles to find workers

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After years of drought, the Mountain High ski resort in Wrightwood finally has plentiful snow on the slopes. Skiers are lining up. Jobseekers, not so much.