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Hundreds of city workers protest bank deals at L.A. City Hall

Hundreds of city workers protest bank deals at L.A. City Hall

Hundreds of city workers and their allies packed the streets and sidewalks outside Los Angeles City Hall on Tuesday morning, protesting "predatory fees" the city pays to Wall Street banks. The Fix LA Coalition, which includes labor unions, clergy and community groups, argued that the city must renegotiate two deals signed with banks in order to restore funding for tree trimming, sidewalk repairs and other badly needed services. After a morning rally outside a downtown bank, dozens of city trash trucks slowly ringed City Hall, blaring their horns, as workers clanked cowbells and chanted, "Fix LA!" Tuesday's protests came as labor contracts for tens of...

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