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minimum wage increases

Governor Gavin Newsom has declined to suspend the January 2021 increase for minimum wage. Consequently, the minimum wage is set to increase to $13/hr for companies with 25 or fewer employees and $14/hr for companies with 25 or more employees. While Governor Newsom’s actions certainly have good intentions, minimum wage increases will only add additional burdens …

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sustainability ourcounty

In the past two years, Los Angeles has become a leading example in regard to sustainability programs. In particular, the Los Angeles Board Supervisors passed the OurCounty Sustainability Plan last year, which includes significant initiatives that affect many industries. In the same fashion, Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles City …

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BOMA Greater Los Angeles is proud to support the new President of the Los Angeles City Council, Nury Martinez. She was elected unanimously by her fellow councilmembers, and she began her presidency on January 5, 2020. Since then, President Martinez has championed significant laws in response to homelessness …

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hvac

Certainly, building owners and managers know that indoor air quality is on the minds of tenants as their employees return to work. Though, there can be some barriers in ensuring that systems work efficiently in providing the most hygienic environment for tenants and customers. Fortunately, there is a wide range of public, non-profit, and for-profit organizations with excellent guides and tools …

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public transportation

Even before social distancing was encouraged due to COVID-19, the LA County Metro busses were already facing severe declines in ridership. So, due to health concerns and changing commuter preferences, Metro will likely have many barriers to consider in the near future. Certainly, Metro will have to reimagine public transit …

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fire systems

Building safety, most especially maintaining fire protection equipment, is an integral part of managing commercial properties. However, personnel in the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) that oversees the Chief Regulation #4 Program – which regulates fire life and safety – is scarce. Moreover, the program as a whole is vastly in need of an update. Without …

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