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L.A. city workers rally over bank deals as bargaining continues
L.A. city workers rally over bank deals as bargaining continues

A large crowd of city workers, labor activists and their allies marched downtown and packed the stairs of City Hall on Tuesday, demanding that city leaders step up pressure on Wall Street banks to renegotiate deals they say are costing the city. The protest comes as bargaining drags on between employee unions and Los Angeles. Fliers urging workers to attend the march and rally declared, “The city wants you to pay $1,690 or more a year for health insurance!” and “Stand up for yourself and your family!” Currently, L.A.’s civilian workers can choose health plans that don’t require them to pay anything toward the premium cost.  If employees had to...

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