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Labor Unions Gaining Momentum

Potential for actions by workers increases

Unions across several industries are poised for action as the movement gains ground.

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Jury Rules Against Sriracha Maker Huy Fong Foods in Supplier Dispute

A Ventura County jury found earlier this month that Irwindale-based Huy Fong broke its contract with Underwood Ranches, committing fraud by mispresenting and concealing information.

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Sterling Organization Shells Out $35 Million for Melrose Ave. Retail Properties

Sterling Organization has acquired a two-building retail portfolio on Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood for $35 million.

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Furniture-maker Jonathan Louis Slashes Workforce

Furniture-maker Jonathan Louis has laid off workers and cut back production amid slowing demand for the wholesaler's sectional couches and other furnishings.

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Ghee Maker Raises $8M in New Funds

Food: 4th & Heart looks to upgrade operations, launch new product line

Food: 4th & Heart looks to upgrade operations, launch new product line

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Gig Law Could Hit Truckers

SMALL BUSINESS: Cause for concern among contractors

SMALL BUSINESS: Cause for concern among contractors

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London Firm Takes Majority Stake in Fashion Company Reformation

Reformation, a Vernon-based sustainable fashion brand for women, sold a majority stake to London-based private equity firm Permira.

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Cargo Volumes Down at L.A., Long Beach in First Half 2019

The ongoing trade war with China dampened volumes at the San Pedro Bay ports as imports declined 3.3% in the first half of the year compared to the same period in 2018.

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Transom Capital Group Buys Salon Products Business from Conair Corp.

El Segundo-based private equity firm Transom Capital Group has acquired a division of Stamford, Conn.-based Conair Corp. that makes hair-care products.

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Stakes are High in Grocer Talks

RETAIL: Strike could hit hard for stores and union

RETAIL: Strike could hit hard for stores and union

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Supreme Court Rules FUCT Brand Can Seek Trademark

In a win for free speech advocates--and one four-letter Los Angeles streetwear company--the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a ban on trademarks deemed “scandalous” or “immoral.”

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Wonderful Gets Sweet on Lemons

AGRICULTURE: Plans to market new seedless variety

Wonderful Co. hopes taking the seeds out will drive lemon sales.

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Local Retailers Take on Tariffs

RETAIL: Forever 21, others raise concerns with feds

Forever 21, Boardriders Inc. head to Washington to testify against tariffs.

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Labor Strife Hits Grocers

UFCW calls on Ralphs, Albertsons to raise wages

Southern California’s grocery workers organized under local chapters of the United Food and Commercial Workers union could strike this summer.

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