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11,000 City Workers in Los Angeles Begin One-Day Strike

HeadlineAug 08, 2023

In labor news, over 11,000 city workers in Los Angeles have begun a one-day strike — their first since 1980. The striking workers, including gardeners, custodians and lifeguards, are represented by SEIU Local 721. Los Angeles has seen a wave of labor organizing this summer. Hollywood writers have been on strike since May, and actors have been on strike since July 14.

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