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Poor at 20, poor for life

[Source: The Atlantic] A new study indicates that from the 1980s to the 2000s, it became less likely that a worker could move up the income ladder. It’s not an exaggeration: It really is getting harder to move up in America. Those who make very little money in their first jobs will probably still be Read More…

The port that fuels L.A.’s economy and fouls its air gets a pollution-reduction team

[Source: Los Angeles Times] Mayor Eric Garcetti on Tuesday announced the appointment of an advisory panel tasked with reducing air pollution from the Port of Los Angeles by expanding the use of zero-emissions technology. The 10-member Sustainable Freight Advisory Board, made up of representatives from industry, environmental groups, labor, and air quality agencies, will advise the city-owned Read More…

Los Angeles continues to lose manufacturing jobs

[Source: Los Angeles Business Journal] Los Angeles continues to face decline in high-paying manufacturing jobs as workers flee the city, according to a recent report. The city has shed 20 percent of its manufacturing positions since 2007, a 2016 economic forecast released by the A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research at Chapman University said. Read More…