Margot Roosevelt

economy and labor reporter, LA Times

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Reporter for the Los Angeles Times, focusing on the environment, covering global warming

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Local ports are backed up because nearly 2000 dockworkers are off the job because of COVID-19. As of Tuesday, 45 ships were docked waiting to unload.

Thousands of dockworkers are off the job due to COVID. Ships can’t unload their cargo

Local ports are backed up because nearly 2000 dockworkers are off the job because of COVID-19. As of Tuesday, 45 ships were docked waiting to unload.

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A lot of app-based companies like Uber, GrubHub, and Doordash like to classify their workers as independent contractors rather than employees.

Should gig economy workers be classified as independent contractors or employees?

A lot of app-based companies like Uber, GrubHub, and Doordash like to classify their workers as independent contractors rather than employees.

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Los Angeles businesses are divided over  Proposition 23 , a measure that would postpone the implementation of  AB 32 , the greenhouse gas law that Governor Schwarzenegger sees as his…

Proposition 23 Dissected

Los Angeles businesses are divided over Proposition 23 , a measure that would postpone the implementation of AB 32 , the greenhouse gas law that Governor Schwarzenegger sees as his…

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