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L.A. police officers vote to reject one-year contract extension
L.A. police officers vote to reject one-year contract extension

Voicing their frustration over issues surrounding pay and discipline, Los Angeles police officers have rejected a proposed one-year contract extension that avoided raises for most workers. Officials with the Police Protective League, the union that represents 9,900 rank-and-file cops, said Saturday that a majority of those who cast ballots over the last week voted against the contract, which had been reached with Mayor Eric Garcetti and city negotiators. Union officials declined to release the vote tally. "There is a deep-seated frustration and anger among the officers caused by their low pay, working conditions, a disciplinary system that is viewed as biased and unfair, and their...

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