Child and family services

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LA County children’s social workers go on strike

LOS ANGELES (AP) — About 4,000 children’s social workers are going on strike after contract talks with Los Angeles County officials broke down. The Service Employees International Union Local 721 announced the walkout Wednesday night. […]


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Report on child deaths blasts LA County agency

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An independent report says 13 recent child deaths might have been prevented if Los Angeles County social workers had taken basic steps to make sure youngsters weren’t placed in unsafe homes.



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