Los Angeles County Approves Motion to Waive Citizenship Requirements for Los Angeles County Government Employment

2021-06-22T13:36:40-07:00June 22nd, 2021|Immigration, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted in favor of a motion authored by Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl to waive citizenship requirements for Los Angeles County government employment. “Los Angeles County is a community of immigrants from each corner of the [...]

Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on LA County Closing the Ethnicity Gap for Latinx Executive Leaders

2021-02-26T12:09:47-08:00February 25th, 2021|Community, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, released the following statement today after receiving a Los Angeles County Department of Human Resources workforce overview based on race and ethnicity. “The Board of Supervisors is honored to announce that as of January 2021 the County [...]

Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Worker Protest at McDonald’s on Marengo Street in Boyle Heights

2021-02-18T15:17:37-08:00February 18th, 2021|Community, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, issued the following statement after the California Labor Commissioner issued a fine to the McDonald’s on Marengo Street in Boyle Heights for firing four employees who participated in protests highlighting COVID-19 safety conditions in their workplace. "I stand [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Allowing Restaurants, Breweries, and Wineries to Implement a “COVID-19 Recovery Charge” as an Economic Tool within LA County Unincorporated Areas

2020-10-27T11:42:25-07:00October 27th, 2020|In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion directing the County’s Department of Consumer and Business Affairs, in consultation and collaboration with the County Counsel, and other relevant County Departments, and after considering feedback from labor and business representatives, to report back prior [...]

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to Oppose Proposition 22 Through Action by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis

2020-10-13T12:39:08-07:00October 13th, 2020|In the news, Jobs, Press Release, Transportation|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion directing the Board to take an official position to oppose Proposition 22 (Prop 22), which will exploit workers by creating a legal channel for app-based companies, such as Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Instacart, and Postmates, to not [...]

LA County to Restore Funding for Youth@Work at Supervisor Solis’ Direction

2020-09-29T15:15:51-07:00September 29th, 2020|Community, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

At the direction of Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, the Board of Supervisors today voted to restore $20.7 million in funding for the Youth@Work program and allocated $5 million in long-term funding to ensure up to 10,000 young adults can continue getting work experiences that lead to entry-level jobs.    “As former U.S. [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on the passage of the 2020-21 Supplemental Budget

2020-10-01T11:28:11-07:00September 29th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Arts, Community, Health, Immigration, In the news, Jobs, Policy, Press Release|

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors passed the 2020-21 Supplemental Budget, which brought the County’s total budget to $37.6 billion: “In March, in response to the global pandemic, the County Health Officer issued the Safer at Home Order, which upended our lives. “Initially, many thought COVID-19 was an [...]

Supervisor Solis Advocates for New Sidewalk Vending Pilot Program

2020-09-15T14:13:58-07:00September 15th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

A growing industry throughout California, sidewalk vending offers many people, but especially women and immigrants, a chance to earn a living. In response, today the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to launch a pilot program that will promote public safety while expanding economic opportunity for [...]

LA County to Begin Establishing New Department of Workforce and Economic Development

2020-09-01T15:41:02-07:00September 1st, 2020|Community, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board approved her motion that directs relevant County Departments to begin work on establishing a new County Department of Workforce and Economic Development: “Long before COVID-19, changing technologies, a shift to a climate-resilient economy, and new ways of working were disrupting jobs [...]

Supervisor Solis Statement on Executive Order to Reduce Unemployment Benefits

2020-08-14T12:11:51-07:00August 11th, 2020|Community, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement in response to Trump’s Executive Order to reduce unemployment benefits: “Trump’s Executive Order to cut unemployment benefits down to $400 a week while millions of Americans are struggling to make ends meet is outrageous. Worse yet, the administration is proposing that states pay for [...]

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