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August 4, 1988 | NANCY RIVERA BROOKS, Times Staff Writer
A Los Angeles employment agency that promised to locate jobs in foreign countries has closed and filed for liquidation under U.S. bankruptcy law, prompting complaints from more than 100 customers and an investigation by the California attorney general's office.
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November 24, 1988 | JIM SCHACHTER, Times Staff Writer
The last of California's overseas employment agencies--an industry with a record of consumer fraud and persistent client dissatisfaction--has been put out of business, state officials said this week. "It is a good day," said Jean M. Orr, executive director of the state Bureau of Personnel Services, the regulatory agency that for several years has struggled to curb abuses in the industry.
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BUSINESS
November 24, 1988 | JIM SCHACHTER, Times Staff Writer
The last of California's overseas employment agencies--an industry with a record of consumer fraud and persistent client dissatisfaction--has been put out of business, state officials said this week. "It is a good day," said Jean M. Orr, executive director of the state Bureau of Personnel Services, the regulatory agency that for several years has struggled to curb abuses in the industry.
BUSINESS
August 4, 1988 | NANCY RIVERA BROOKS, Times Staff Writer
A Los Angeles employment agency that promised to locate jobs in foreign countries has closed and filed for liquidation under U.S. bankruptcy law, prompting complaints from more than 100 customers and an investigation by the California attorney general's office.
BUSINESS
June 23, 1988 | JIM SCHACHTER, Times Staff Writer
Just weeks after helping shut down an overseas job agency accused of cheating 70,000 customers, the state agency that polices the employment services industry is on the verge of being put out of business itself. Absent an unlikely rescue in the California Senate, the tiny Bureau of Personnel Services will shut its doors Nov. 1, the victim of a deregulation campaign gone further than its sponsors expected.
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