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Los Angeles City Council candidate Danielle Sandoval on Friday offered her “deepest apologies” over her handling of wage-theft claims lodged against her restaurant eight years ago, marking a major departure from her previous stances on the issue.
Sandoval, running in the Nov. 8 election to replace Councilman Joe Buscaino, said in a statement that she is taking “full responsibility” and working to ensure the workers are paid “as soon as possible.” The candidate said she understands the hard work performed by people in the restaurant industry — “whether it be as a waitress, host/ess, barkeep, dishwasher or business owner.”
“Unfortunately in this situation, I fell short,” she said. “People were harmed by the lack of income, and my team and I are working to remediate the harm as quickly as possible.”