Photo: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times / December 19, 2013 By James RaineyFebruary 14, 2014, 7:40 p.m. On the road to Los Angeles International Airport in the pre-dawn dark, Inez Luna’s eyes appear nearly swollen shut with exhaustion. He got only four hours of sleep, as usual, but he can’t slow down or he’ll Read more »
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More than 50 Walmart workers and community, faith and union supporters—including María Elena Durazo, executive secretary-treasurer of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor—were arrested Wednesday night protesting Walmart’s low wages and alleged retaliation against workers speaking out for change. Read more.
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