• May 13, 2020

5/12 News Roundup: Board of Supervisors Extend Eviction Moratorium

5/12 News Roundup: Board of Supervisors Extend Eviction Moratorium

5/12 News Roundup: Board of Supervisors Extend Eviction Moratorium 150 150 Business & Worker Disaster Help Center
Updated Tuesday, May 12, 5:30 p.m.

L.A. County Board of Supervisors Extend Temporary Eviction Moratorium
L.A. County Supervisor Janice Hahn

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to exempt multi-national companies and publicly traded businesses from the County’s emergency tenant protection policies. This exemption ensures that businesses that have the means to pay rent do not exploit the residential and commercial eviction moratorium. The motion also requires that commercial tenants that have between 10 and 100 employees to not have more than six months following the end of the moratorium period to pay back the owed rent.

For more information, visit rent.lacounty.gov.

L.A. County Board of Supervisors Adopt Right of Recall and Worker Retention Policies
L.A. County Supervisor Janice Hahn

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors adopted Right of Recall and Worker Retention policies to protect workers in the janitorial, maintenance, security service, and hospitality industries in unincorporated LA County during this pandemic.

The “Right of Recall” ordinance ensures that workers who are laid off due to the pandemic have first right of recall to their jobs, when their employer is ready to bring employees back. The “Worker Retention” ordinance ensures that workers would get to keep their jobs in the event the business they work for gets sold because of the pandemic.

Supervisor Barger Leads Economic Resiliency Task Force Meeting
L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger

Supervisor Kathryn Barger chaired the first meeting of the Los Angeles County Economic Resiliency Task Force on Friday, May 8, in partnership with Vice Chair Supervisor Hilda Solis, and Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas, Shelia Kuehl and Janice Hahn. In addition to the Supervisors, the Task Force consists of 13 leaders representing the business; labor; infrastructure; food industry; arts and culture; digital media; non-profit; sports; faith-based; and education sectors. These sectors have been impacted by the COVID-19 public health crisis and their input is critical to any efforts to safely reopen the Los Angeles County economy.

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