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  • Would it hurt City Hall to look into rise in worker injury claims?

    Would it hurt City Hall to look into rise in worker injury claims?
    The cost of paying salaries to Los Angeles civilian workers who are temporarily disabled because they have been hurt on the job has gone up 50% over five years, reaching $18 million last year. Employees are claiming more injuries and taking longer injury leaves. City officials don't know why the numbers are climbing so rapidly for office managers, custodians and other non-public-safety workers, but some suspect that L.A.'s generous paid leave policy has created a perverse incentive for employees to game the system. Because injury pay is tax-free, workers can actually earn more money on injury leave than they do on the job.
  • Veterans in need get aid, advice at Stand Down event in L.A.

    Veterans in need get aid, advice at Stand Down event in L.A.
    Free meals, beauty makeovers, gift sleeping bags and complimentary cellphones brought more than 800 military veterans to the Los Angeles Convention Center on Saturday, but the bigger gift for many could come in the form of permanent homes. The trove...

    NFL probably will focus on an L.A. stadium site rather than teams

    The San Diego Chargers announced this week that they will not be terminating their stadium lease in 2015, meaning for now they will not be packing the moving vans for Los Angeles. The St. Louis Rams and Oakland Raiders probably will make similar...

    Los Angeles hosts stand down for military veterans

    Los Angeles is hosting what is being billed as the largest "Stand Down" for homeless and hard-luck military veterans to ever take place in the country. The three-day relief effort got underway Saturday at the Los Angeles Convention Center and brings...

    L.A. to review 'flawed and expensive' leave policy for injured workers

    L.A. to review 'flawed and expensive' leave policy for injured workers
    Los Angeles' top elected officials say reforms are needed in an unusually generous injury leave policy that pays city employees more when they are out with job-related ailments than when they come to work. The cost to taxpayers for injury leaves taken...