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Our Fight Is Not Over!

This week, dozens of local residents held a rally in front of Congressman Steve Knight’s District Office to protest his legislative agenda. Specifically, the Republican budget and tax plan that would put a bigger burden on working families, his stance on immigration that prevents fewer from achieving the “American Dream,” and his healthcare proposals that […]

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Holding Knight Accountable

Join the Los Angeles Labor Movement as we fight to hold Congressman Steve Knight of Congressional District 25 accountable. It’s time he starts listening to the constituents he represents, instead of following along with President Trump’s agenda. During his time in office, Congressman Knight has: Voted for the republican healthcare plan that would have taken […]

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The Fight to Protect Temporary Protected Status

This week, a coalition of labor, community, and immigrant rights groups held a press conference and caravan to the Brea office of GOP congressman Ed Royce as part of a national day of action aimed at pushing Congress to preserve Temporary Protected Status (TPS), and give its recipients a pathway to residency. TPS is the […]

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Union Members Step Up

We thank our first responders who put their lives on the line to fight the California wildfires this week. Thousands have been affected, lives have been lost, and too many have lost everything. And now more than ever, our sisters and brothers across the state need your help today! Resources for those victims and ways […]

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LA Times Journalists Speak Up

Journalists from the Los Angeles Times are fighting to form a union to safeguard the future of the institution and to have a say in the critical decisions that shape journalism. They give the community a voice, and they too deserve a voice on the job. Newsroom staff organized and reached out to the NewsGuild, […]

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Better Banks Today!

Communications Workers of America (CWA) is partnering with the Committee for Better Banks and the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) to address the predatory practice of sales goals used in banks. The campaign Banking with Integrity in LA is working to incorporate bank worker and consumer protections in the Responsible Banking Ordinance and […]

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Hundreds of Union Manufacturing Jobs to Come to LA

Build Your Dreams (BYD), the first union electric bus manufacturer in LA, opened an additional 450,000 square feet of space in Lancaster that will allow it to build up to 1,500 electric buses annually. Currently, the factory employs 700 workers represented by SMART 105, but with the expansion hundreds of jobs will open for Angelenos […]

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We Will Not Be Divided

Sisters and Brothers, Today is a cold and dark day for our DACA-mented sisters and brothers. In line with an agenda of white supremacy, President Trump chose to make immigrants the enemy, instead of honoring the fact that they are workers who keep our country running every day. Here in Los Angeles, there is no […]

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Organizing LA’s Workforce

The LA Fed’s first 10-Day Organizing Blitz to grow the Los Angeles Labor Movement and fight off right-to-work attacks on workers was a huge success! Thank you to the 15 unions, members from worker centers, and organizers who have helped reach out to faculty, childcare providers, and construction workers to join the movement. Also, a […]

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A Victory for Engineers!

This week, 20 maintenance engineers at nine Douglas Emmett commercial office buildings in Woodland Hills, voted affirmatively to form a union with the Operating Engineers, Local 501. Through this win, they now have a voice in the workplace and the legally protected right to collectively bargain over the terms of their employment, including critical issues […]

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