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  • Secret policy allows governor to veto public job bias cases

    SACRAMENTO — A long-secret policy has allowed the governor to veto employment discrimination cases against public agencies without explanation or disclosure, hampering the work of the state Department of Fair Employment and Housing, a legislative...
  • Jobless claims unexpectedly jump to highest level since March

    Jobless claims unexpectedly jump to highest level since March
    WASHINGTON — Initial jobless claims unexpectedly jumped last week to the highest level since March, the Labor Department said Thursday, countering recent upbeat economic data and reflecting holiday season volatility. The number of people filing...
  • The Fed starts to taper -- but doesn't give up on easy money

    The Fed starts to taper -- but doesn't give up on easy money
    Nothing like a little sugar to help investors swallow a bitter pill from the Fed. The Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee announced Wednesday that it will finally start tapering its extraordinary efforts to stimulate the economy. Instead of printing...
  • L.A. Councilman Huizar accused of groping woman in 2005

    L.A. Councilman Huizar accused of groping woman in 2005
    Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar, recently accused by a former top aide of pressuring her for sex and retaliating when she rebuffed him, was the subject of a 2005 criminal investigation in which a Pasadena massage therapist said Huizar groped her,...
  • California posts strong job growth in November, adds 44,300 jobs

    California posts strong job growth in November, adds 44,300 jobs
    Largely led by a surge in retail trade hiring, California posted strong job growth in November, the U.S. Bureau  of Labor Statistics reported Friday. The Golden State added a net 44,300 jobs last month, according to federal agency. That in part helped...
  • 5 things you need to know about California's November jobs report

    5 things you need to know about California's November jobs report
    California employers added a net 44,300 jobs in November, posting strong job growth toward the end of the year, according to data from the state’s Employment Development Department.¬† The surge in hiring was largely in retail trade, part of the...
  • California posts strong job growth

    California posts strong job growth
    California's economy showed renewed signs of strength last month when employers added the most jobs since October 2012, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday. Employers created a net 44,300 jobs in November, led by a surge in...
  • Maximizing 2013 healthcare benefits by year's end

    Maximizing 2013 healthcare benefits by year's end
    Getting to see the doctor before the year is over has been on Dave Holt's mind. The 52-year-old employment attorney from Tustin says he's been putting off a visit for some time. "I haven't done my annual physical yet," he says. He and his wife also rush...
  • Workers' comp rates to rise next year

    Workers' comp rates to rise next year
    SACRAMENTO — Employers, especially owners of small businesses, are about to see increases in their workers' compensation insurance bills. Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones looked at the $14-billion-a-year market and advised that premium...
  • 222,000 Californians facing loss of jobless benefits

    222,000 Californians facing loss of jobless benefits
    SACRAMENTO — About 222,000 Californians will be dropped from the state's unemployment insurance rolls Saturday in what is shaping up to be a rough start to 2014 for the nation's long-term jobless. Congress went home for the holidays without...
  • Initial jobless claims drop by 42,000

    Initial jobless claims drop by 42,000
    The number of people filing for initial unemployment benefits dropped by 42,000, the largest drop in over a year, the Labor Department reported Thursday. In the week ending Dec. 21, the number of seasonally adjusted jobless claims was 338,000, down from...