Over 11,000 L.A. workers plan to strike, hoping to ‘shut down’ city

– More than 11,000 Los Angeles city workers, represented by SEIU Local 721, are preparing for a one-day strike.

– The strike aims to "shut down" the city and sends a message that workers are discontent and seeking improvements.

– SEIU Local 721, with over 98,000 county and city workers across Southern California, is organizing the strike.

– The strike is a response to perceived "bad faith bargaining" by city administrators and unaddressed issues like worker resources and vacancies in crucial roles.

– The strike follows a series of organized labor actions, including strikes by hotel employees, Hollywood actors, TV and movie writers, and other sectors.

– Mayor Karen Bass expresses commitment to ensuring a fair contract for city workers and states that the city is available for progress in negotiations.

– Los Angeles International Airport and the Port of Los Angeles may be affected by the strike's potential disruptions.

Over 11,000 Los Angeles city workers, including sanitation, airport, and street services employees

street services employees, are planning a one-day strike to express their frustrations and demand better working conditions.