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May 6, 1989 | CATHLEEN DECKER, Times Staff Writer
The Los Angeles city attorney's office, searching its files for documents related to the ongoing investigation of Mayor Tom Bradley's personal finances, said Friday that it has found no indication that the mayor ever consulted with its lawyers on the propriety of his connections to local lending institutions. The determination, disclosed by office spokesman Mike Qualls after a formal request by The Times, followed an assertion several months ago by Bradley that he had voluntarily sought the advice of the city attorney before joining the board of directors of Valley Federal Savings & Loan Assn.
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January 4, 1997 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A proposed law intended to boost pay and benefits for thousands of low-wage workers whose private employers contract with Los Angeles city government would cost $28 million to $42 million a year, according to a much-anticipated study released Friday.
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NEWS
May 7, 1995 | Peter Y. Hong
At a popular Thai restaurant near east Hollywood, lunch for two costs about $15--the same amount waitresses there are paid for an eight-hour workday. That's $1.88 an hour, less than half the $4.25 hourly minimum wage. Only with tips and by working six days a week does she manage to stay above the federal poverty line of $7,551, earning $10,900 annually. As politicians and economists debate a Clinton Administration proposal to raise the minimum wage to $5.
NEWS
May 7, 1995 | Peter Y. Hong
At a popular Thai restaurant near east Hollywood, lunch for two costs about $15--the same amount waitresses there are paid for an eight-hour workday. That's $1.88 an hour, less than half the $4.25 hourly minimum wage. Only with tips and by working six days a week does she manage to stay above the federal poverty line of $7,551, earning $10,900 annually. As politicians and economists debate a Clinton Administration proposal to raise the minimum wage to $5.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 4, 1997 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A proposed law intended to boost pay and benefits for thousands of low-wage workers whose private employers contract with Los Angeles city government would cost $28 million to $42 million a year, according to a much-anticipated study released Friday.
BUSINESS
June 21, 1988 | HARRY BERNSTEIN
Michael S. Dukakis might get a marvelous opportunity to immediately rescue unions from the conservative National Labor Relations Board, if he wins the presidential election. It would be a delightfully ironic ending to the massive letter-writing campaign by the National Right to Work Committee to block Senate confirmation of President Reagan's nomination of John Higgins to the NLRB. Two other Reagan-appointed NLRB members are going to leave the powerful agency soon.
NEWS
May 6, 1989 | CATHLEEN DECKER, Times Staff Writer
The Los Angeles city attorney's office, searching its files for documents related to the ongoing investigation of Mayor Tom Bradley's personal finances, said Friday that it has found no indication that the mayor ever consulted with its lawyers on the propriety of his connections to local lending institutions. The determination, disclosed by office spokesman Mike Qualls after a formal request by The Times, followed an assertion several months ago by Bradley that he had voluntarily sought the advice of the city attorney before joining the board of directors of Valley Federal Savings & Loan Assn.
BUSINESS
June 21, 1988 | HARRY BERNSTEIN
Michael S. Dukakis might get a marvelous opportunity to immediately rescue unions from the conservative National Labor Relations Board, if he wins the presidential election. It would be a delightfully ironic ending to the massive letter-writing campaign by the National Right to Work Committee to block Senate confirmation of President Reagan's nomination of John Higgins to the NLRB. Two other Reagan-appointed NLRB members are going to leave the powerful agency soon.
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