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January 25, 1996 | JEAN MERL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For the first time in Los Angeles history, a labor union for some city workers Wednesday bid against a private firm for a city contract. In bidding for the building maintenance and security contract, Los Angeles City Employees Union Local 347 was signaling its eagerness to demonstrate that public employees can compete successfully with their private sector counterparts.
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February 2, 1996 | JEAN MERL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Walter Prince thinks the fix was in. What other explanation could there be, figures the owner of a Northridge janitorial services firm, for the fate of his contract bid at City Hall? How was it that city workers were allowed to use information from winning competitive bids, including his own, to develop their own proposal for keeping in-house some work purportedly intended for private contractors?
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 2, 1996 | JEAN MERL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Walter Prince thinks the fix was in. What other explanation could there be, figures the owner of a Northridge janitorial services firm, for the fate of his contract bid at City Hall? How was it that city workers were allowed to use information from winning competitive bids, including his own, to develop their own proposal for keeping in-house some work purportedly intended for private contractors?
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 2, 1996 | JEAN MERL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Walter Prince thinks the fix was in. What other explanation could there be, figures the owner of a Northridge janitorial services firm, for the fate of his contract bid at City Hall? How was it that city workers were allowed to use information from winning competitive bids, including his own, to develop their own proposal for keeping in-house some work purportedly intended for private contractors?
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 2, 1996 | JEAN MERL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Walter Prince thinks the fix was in. What other explanation could there be, figures the owner of a Northridge janitorial services firm, for the fate of his contract bid at City Hall? How was it that city workers were allowed to use information from winning competitive bids, including his own, to develop their own proposal for keeping in-house some work purportedly intended for private contractors?
NEWS
May 10, 1990
Directors on Tuesday approved a three-year labor contract with the Los Angeles City Employees Union, which represents the city's trash collectors. Trash collectors will receive a 5% wage increase the first year and increases in the city's contribution to their health insurance. In the second and third years, raises will be tied to the Consumer Price Index, with increases limited to 4% to 6%. The union also agreed to submit to the city's drug and alcohol abuse prevention policy.
NEWS
November 21, 1985
The state Court of Appeal has ruled that the city must pay about $54,000 in back wages to 122 employees who worked on the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday last year. Los Angeles City Employees Union, Local 347, which represents the workers, filed suit last May after the city refused to give employees a paid day off in observance of the holiday, which Gov. George Deukmejian declared would be Jan. 16, 1984, and on the third Monday in January in succeeding years.
NEWS
April 5, 1990 | EDMUND NEWTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The dominant issue in the City Council and mayoral election is the city itself. Is El Monte an increasingly vibrant place where progressive municipal government has been happily shepherding in outside investors, or is it a poorly managed city whose neighborhoods are falling apart before the eyes of 95,000 disenchanted residents? Both scenarios have been aired in the race, in which three candidates are running for mayor and six are seeking two City Council seats.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 17, 1990 | DAVID G. SAVAGE and JANE FRITSCH, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The city of Los Angeles and its voters cannot impose a cost-of-living cap on pension benefits earned by firefighters and police officers hired before 1981, according to a ruling left standing by the Supreme Court on Tuesday. The high court's refusal to hear the city's appeal could cause the municipal pension bill to rise by up to $43 million a year until 2037 to cover increased benefits for more than 8,000 affected employees, Los Angeles city attorneys said.
NEWS
April 2, 1992 | VICKI TORRES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With all the candidates vying for office in El Monte, the April 14 election looks like a game of musical chairs. Two council members are running for mayor, one is running for treasurer, a former assistant police chief wants to be a councilman and two former council members are seeking office again. Altogether, six people are battling for two City Council seats and a former South El Monte councilman wants to be the first Latino mayor in a city with a 72% Latino population.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 25, 1996 | JEAN MERL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For the first time in Los Angeles history, a labor union for some city workers Wednesday bid against a private firm for a city contract. In bidding for the building maintenance and security contract, Los Angeles City Employees Union Local 347 was signaling its eagerness to demonstrate that public employees can compete successfully with their private sector counterparts.
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