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Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2013
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Health
This report examines how establishing a minimum wage for hotel workers in Los Angeles would improve job quality, reduce poverty, and bolster the city's tourism industry. It recommends policymakers set the starting hotel minimum wage equal to the existing living wage set for workers...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2006
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance
This report proposes a revitalization project of the Century Boulevard corridor in Los Angeles, including improvements to transportation infrastructure, new economic development opportunities, enhanced public safety measures, and increased community engagement. The report also emphasizes...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2007
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Health, Housing, Public Safety
The Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE) surveyed nearly 300 passenger service workers to determine the effects of contracting on public safety and service quality at the Los Angeles International Airport. Results show that airlines are compromising security at LAX by failing...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2009
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance
This report evaluates the impact of Los Angeles's living wage ordinance, which covered hotels near the airport, as well as the implementation of a union collective bargaining agreement at some of these hotels. The report finds that these initiative provide an important model for local...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2015
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy
Policy Areas Community Development, Public Spaces, Democracy & Governance, Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Housing, Public Safety
Sharing our homes has been commonplace for as long as there have been spare rooms and comfortable couches. Whether through word of mouth, ads in newspapers or flyers on community bulletin boards, renters and homeowners alike have always managed to rent out or share rooms in their...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2014
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source Council of the City of Los Angeles
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights
According to the Economic Development Department, 43 percent of the people who work in hotels in Los Angeles earn wages that put them below the federal poverty line. This ordinance adds Article 6 to Chapter XVIII of the Los Angeles Municipal Code requiring a minimum wage for hotel...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2007
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source Council of the City of Los Angeles
Policy Areas Economic Justice
This ordinance requires hotel employers to pay hotel workers in Los Angeles's Airport Hospitality Enhancement Zone at least $9.39 per hour with health benefits or $10.64 per hour without health benefits. These rates shall be adjusted annually to correspond with adjustments to the...

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