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Category: Business

Latino Workers Dying at Higher Rates in Job Accidents, Report Shows

Worker advocates blame weak federal and state regulation and a trend of employers increasingly giving dangerous jobs to temporary workers.
categories BusinessHealthPublic SafetyRace/Ethnic Relations

Korean Business Charged With Money Laundering in L.A. Fashion District Raid

Q.T. Fashion owner Andrew Jong Hack Park, 56, of La Canada-Flintridge, business manager Sang Jun Park, 36, of La Crescenta were among those arrested on Wednesday on charges related to money laundering and smuggling goods.
categories BusinessJusticeNeighborhoods

California Law Now Provides Workers ‘Paid Sick Leave’

California will be requiring most employers to provide millions of workers to have three “sick days” each year according to a legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday, Sept. 10.
categories BusinessHealthPolitics

Women Business Pioneers Share Their Success Stories

Three women business owners from the technology, food and cosmetics industries spoke at the “Women Business Pioneers Symposium” organized by the Asian Business Association last Wednesday about the challenges and lessons they have overcome and learned.
category Business

$90 Million Seized After Raids in LA Fashion District

The city’s Fashion District was not only hiding the best bargains for clothing and accessories, but also a money laundering scheme linked to international drug cartels.
categories BusinessJusticeNeighborhoods

Asian Pacific Islander Small Business Program Kicks Off Its 15th Annual Asian Small Business Expo

Small business owners and directors, elected officials, supporters, and community partners gathered at SIPA headquarters to kick-off the event with food and a short welcoming program.
category Business

US’ First Statewide Plastic Bag Ban Awaits Gov. Brown’s Signature

California is a signature away from implementing prohibition to single-use plastic bags, after the Senate passed Senate Bill 270 on a vote of 22-15 last Friday, Aug. 29.
categories BusinessGreen NewsPolitics

Mayor Garcetti to Propose LA City Minimum Wage Hike

Plan calls for $13.25 an hour by 2017.
categories BusinessCity Affairs

Assemblyman Rob Bonta Authors AB 2719 to Support Innovative Small Businesses

Filipino-American Assemblymember Rob Bonta’s innovative small business bill passed the leigslature with “strong bipartisan support” and now awaits the approval of Governor Jerry Brown.
categories BusinessPolitics

Samar-based ‘Banig’ Fashion Brand Looks for Rebuilding Support Via Kickstarter

A fashion brand that uses banig, or hand-woven sleeping mats, for its fashion accessories is looking for help in recovering and rebuilding their facilities, and the lives of the Filipino weavers, embroiders, and artisans that comprise their company.
categories Arts & CultureBusiness
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