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Type Ordinance
Year 2007
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights
This ordinance adds Article 4 to Chapter X of the Los Angeles Municipal Code to create an Airport Hospitality Enhancement Zone. By designating the Century Boulevard Corridor as an Airport Hospitality enhancement zone, the City will improve and encourage the continuing growth and development...

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 outlines the missed potential to create good job in LA's toursim industry in the under utilized Century Boulevard section of the city. Focuses on local poverty and poverty wage jobs at area hotels connected to the airport....

Type Ordinance
Year 2009
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Health
An ordinance amending Sections 10.37.1,10.37.2,10.37.3 and adding a new subsection (d) to Section 10.37.11 of the Los Angeles Administrative Code to provide certain covered airport workers with an increased health benefit payment and to additionally index such health benefit payment...

Type Ordinance
Year 2014
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy
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 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
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...

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
Residents, workers, and businesses from communities across Los Angeles are united in the Raise LA Coalition in an effort to ensure that the city’s largest and most profitable hotels support the communities in which they operate. Raise LA is advocating for City Council passage of a...

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, Health
This report details a plan for LA to exapand its Living Wage Ordinance to include healthcare coverage for airport workers....

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 the City's Living Wage Ordiance which covered the hotels near the airport as well as the implimentation of a union collective bargaining agreement at some of these hotels. The report finds these initiative provide an important model for local leadership,...

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 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 outlines the failed strategies the City of Long Beach took toward investing in tourism without ensuring this investment of public dollars produced good jobs. The report then makes suggestions for address the problem....

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