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LA union workers protest Supreme Court decision on fees

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| LA's workers stood on the steps of City Hall today to protest Wednesday's Supreme Court decision. Justices ruled that non-members no longer have to pay union fees.

Snapshot: What LA city workers say about sexual harassment in the workplace

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A new survey of Los Angeles city workers found that nearly 18% answered "yes" to the question: I have been sexually harassed in the workplace.

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Women of color are severely underrepresented in newsrooms, study says

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They make up just 7.95 percent of U.S. print newsroom staff, 12.6 percent of local TV news staff and 6.2 percent of local radio staff.

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.

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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.