“The Labor Department reported Friday that average hourly earnings for all employees actually declined 3% in May from the same month a year ago when factoring in the impact of rising consumer prices.”
“’The downtown area, the city’s primary economic driver, is teetering on the edge, facing challenges greater than previously known, new data shows. The wounds suffered by the economic core are deep, and city officials have yet to come up with a plan to make the fundamental changes that some economists and business leaders argue could make the area thrive again.’ Office vacancy is up nearly 300%; convention attendance in the city is down nearly 90%.”
“Federal prosecutors in New York have opened a criminal investigation into whether Wells Fargo violated federal laws by conducting fake job interviews, the New York Times reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.”
“The families are seeking a court order that would allow the younger children to attend school with religious vaccine exemptions just like their older siblings, said Kevin Barry, an attorney representing the families.”
“This comes after LAUSD fired more than 800 staff members during the 2021–22 school year for noncompliance with its COVID-19 staff vaccine mandate, which was enacted in November.”
“A new report from the Williams Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles that analyzed Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data found that 42.7% of transgender and nonbinary people in the U.S. are teenagers or young adults.”
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