Records obtained by the I-Team show the Department of Sanitation received more than 2,200 calls to 311 over a two-year period to pick up trash near homeless encampments but failed to respond to more than half of those calls.
A coalition of labor unions led by a local branch of the SEIU has accused Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti of neglecting the city’s pressing issues while focusing on his presidential aspirations instead.
Labor leaders said their members are ready to withstand the barrage. “They’re really not advocating for the employees at all—they’re advocating for unions to lose their power,” said SEIU 721 President Bob Schoonover.
KABC Eyewitness News was on hand today when members from SEIU Local 721 notified the Riverside County Board of Supervisors of their intent to strike over multiple unfair labor violations and safety concerns.