October 27, 1985 |
Pressured by community groups and the federal government, the City of Long Beach hired Latino employees at an unprecedented rate during the last fiscal year, but Latinos remained the most under-represented ethnic group in local government, city statistics show. The 1984-85 year-end figures also show that more women and minorities worked for the city than ever before, although white men still held a disproportionate share of all municipal jobs, especially the best-paid positions.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 30, 1985 |
A complaint accusing Los Angeles County of race and sex discrimination was filed Monday with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission by a union representing 48,000 county government workers.
September 24, 1989 |
Perhaps nowhere is the view of KCET's performance more divergent, the debate more strident, than in the Latino community over issues of hiring and programming. Last year the National Hispanic Media Coalition filed a petition with the Federal Communications Commission asking for denial of KCET's license-renewal application. The coalition claimed that there is an insufficient number of Latino employes, particularly in professional positions, at the station.
April 28, 1986 |
After an intensive 11-month investigation, the city Personnel Department has issued a 50-page report critical of the personnel practices of the Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department under general manager Fred Croton. The report, which also looks into alleged discriminatory activities in the department, has been sent for review to the City Council, which ordered it last May 29. However, no specific evidence of discrimination was discovered.