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This report details the impact on workers of the hotel industry in LA refusing to comply with the City's Living Wage Ordinance
This report evaluates 6 months out the impact of the city extending their Living Wage Ordiance to include the provision of healthcare for service workers at LAX airport.
This brieft outlines the challenges facing LA in terms of good jobs and poverty. It outlines how the city can combate urband poverty by creating good jobs.
This report outlines how despite receiving billions in public subsidies has failed to provide good quality jobs which undermines safety and service quality.
This report provides a detailed economic impact of the Los Angeles Living Wage ordinace.
This study based on a survey of 300 workers at LAX found that the airlines used contractors who put the security and health of the public at risk, while failing to provide adequate services to passangers with disabilities. Furthermore, these contractors fail to provide workers with living wage jobs.
This report evaluates the LA Business Team program in the city, a major initiative of the Mayor's office to attack business to the city through subsidies. The report finds the Business Team is failing to make in a targeted way, fails to consider job quality, and fails to provide an accountable and democratic process in its decision making.
This study evaluates the commercial development in the 1990s undertaken by the Community Redevelopment Agency the City of LA\'s best known economic development agency. The report finds the agency\'s development strategies fail to provide a maximum return on investment for local communities. In particular the programs are not targeted, often subsidize the richest, do not require a living wage or quality jobs, and are often financially risky.
This report outlines LAANE progressive vision for LA in the 21st Century advocating for addressing inequality through increasing wages, increasing employment enforcement, ensure responsible government contracting, expanded education and training, affordable housing, and affordable health insurance.