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March 6, 1993 | DAN MORAIN and DANIEL M. WEINTRAUB, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Cecil Green, the onetime Norwalk mayor and muffler shop owner, surprised no one with his announcement a year ago that he was retiring from the state Senate. After five years in the Senate, Green had not made much of a legislative mark, and his health had turned bad. When his district was redrawn, his reelection hopes turned bleak. But Green, 68, was not jobless for long.
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April 8, 2002 | KATHY M. KRISTOF, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The security of many investors' biggest financial asset--their 401(k) retirement plan--has become a major issue in the aftermath of the bankruptcies of Enron Corp., Global Crossing Ltd. and other once high-flying giants. But hopes earlier this year for rapid reform of 401(k) plan rules that have long vexed many workers have been frustrated.
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BUSINESS
June 30, 1991 | MICHAEL FLAGG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At Hixson Metal Finishing in Newport Beach, Monday will hold no surprises. That's when every business in the state--no matter how small, no matter what industry--must have a written workplace-safety plan. Under a new state law, employers found without a plan more than once face fines up to $10,000. The law, which will be administered by the California Occupational Safety and Health Administration, is regarded by some as part of a new surge of interest nationwide in worker safety.
NEWS
March 6, 1993 | DAN MORAIN and DANIEL M. WEINTRAUB, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Cecil Green, the onetime Norwalk mayor and muffler shop owner, surprised no one with his announcement a year ago that he was retiring from the state Senate. After five years in the Senate, Green had not made much of a legislative mark, and his health had turned bad. When his district was redrawn, his reelection hopes turned bleak. But Green, 68, was not jobless for long.
BUSINESS
April 8, 2002 | KATHY M. KRISTOF, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The security of many investors' biggest financial asset--their 401(k) retirement plan--has become a major issue in the aftermath of the bankruptcies of Enron Corp., Global Crossing Ltd. and other once high-flying giants. But hopes earlier this year for rapid reform of 401(k) plan rules that have long vexed many workers have been frustrated.
OPINION
December 12, 1999 | JOEL FOX, Joel Fox is a Los Angeles consultant and president emeritus of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn
Ward Connerly has taken his campaign against affirmative action to Florida and found himself up against a foe he and other initiative proponents never faced in California--at least not yet. Connerly's series of Florida initiatives to remove discrimination based on race, sex, ethnicity and national origin in education, employment and contracting will come before the Florida Supreme Court, which wields a sharp single-subject ax to cut down initiative proposals before they get to the ballot.
BUSINESS
June 30, 1991 | MICHAEL FLAGG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At Hixson Metal Finishing in Newport Beach, Monday will hold no surprises. That's when every business in the state--no matter how small, no matter what industry--must have a written workplace-safety plan. Under a new state law, employers found without a plan more than once face fines up to $10,000. The law, which will be administered by the California Occupational Safety and Health Administration, is regarded by some as part of a new surge of interest nationwide in worker safety.
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