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SoCal grocery workers to vote on tentative agreement with stores this week

It’s been a long battle for better pay, benefits and safety among SoCal grocery store workers. Some grocery store workers will vote this week on proposed agreement, after alleging ‘unfair labor practice’ violations. Last week, a tentative agreement was reached in negotiations between the union representing SoCal grocery workers and stores including Stater Brothers, Ralphs,

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Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage is looking to fill positions

The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage is looking to expand its workforce and is hiring for a variety of positions. Some open positions include culinary chefs, housekeeping, front desk, loss prevention, and restaurant positions. There are part-time and full-time positions available from entry-level to experienced. The opportunities don’t stop once you’re hired, there is room for promotion.

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Indio residents try out new Bird Scooters

Officials gathered in Downtown Indio to officially launch Bird Scooters during a ribbon cutting ceremony. The bright blue and black electric scooters are now available throughout the city for people to use. Indio Mayor, Waymand Fermon, tells News Channel 3, why he thinks these electric vehicles will be a positive addition to the city. “It’s

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Local business webinar set for Wednesday

The state controller’s office and the City of Coachella are inviting small businesses to attend a free webinar Wednesday morning. Various agencies will provide resources for federal, state, and local programs that you can tap into. That includes grants, loans, and future contacts to keep your business thriving. State Controller Betty T. Yee and several

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Valley businesses, employees feel the impact of surge amid expired COVID pay protections

Local organizations and businesses in Coachella Valley are scaling back on some operations and hours as the Omicron-fueled COVID surge pushes their staffing limits. The surge is also coming at a cost to many workers, who are asked to quarantine after federal COVID-19 pay protections have expired. In 2020, Congress guaranteed many workers two weeks

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Coachella Valley shoppers and businesses impacted by supply chain havoc. And it’s expected to get worse as holidays arrive.

The supply chain crisis is jacking up prices and slowing down economic recovery from the pandemic and experts say it’s about to get worse leading into the holidays. News Channel 3’s Peter Daut is taking an in-depth look at the issue, what’s being done about it, and how it’s affecting valley businesses. Hear from several

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Local churches come together to help support local businesses in new movement called Love Local CV

Update: Night of Worship raised $118,000 for small businesses in the Coachella Valley. Several churches across the Coachella Valley are coming together to raise money for struggling small local businesses. News Channel 3’s Caitlin Thropay explains how businesses can get involved in the Love Local CV campaign and how you can help too! “These businesses

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