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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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Labor Graduates It’s Third Second Chance Bootcamp

This week, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor graduated its third cohort class of 24 formerly incarcerated individuals, including the first three women, from the Second Chance Pre-Apprenticeship Bootcamp. The Second Chance Pre-Apprenticeship Bootcamp is a joint undertaking between four core partners: the LA Fed, the Anti-Recidivism Coalition, the Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and […]

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Unidos Con SAG-AFTRA

SAG-AFTRA is fighting for the rights of unionized employees at the Spanish Broadcasting System’s (SBS) two popular L.A. radio stations – La Raza (KLAX/KXOL – 97.9 FM) and MEGA (96.3 FM). La Raza and MEGA are the first Spanish-language stations to organize in Los Angeles after their on-air talent voted overwhelmingly to join SAG-AFTRA on […]

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Regal and AMC: Don’t Treat Women Like It’s the 1950s

Please take action in solidarity with the workers at a food supplier to Regal and AMC theaters. Regal Cinemas and AMC Theaters buy food from Vistar/PFG – a company that pays significantly lower wages for jobs primarily held by women than those held by their male counterparts performing similar work. This is a harsh reality […]

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Resisting Hate

Sisters and Brothers, Last week in Charlottesville, VA, we witnessed some of the most chilling acts of violence and hateful views by white supremacists and neo-Nazis. This domestic act of terrorism, and the ones that are continuing to come up during this administration, do not represent America’s true values. They do not represent Los Angeles. […]

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A Win for NPR Workers!

A big congratulations to NPR’s SAG-AFTRA represented employees, who announced the ratification and signing of a new three-year contract! NPR and SAG-AFTRA’s bargaining teams worked tirelessly and constructively to find common ground, and today they celebrate this huge win together. Click here to read the press release.

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The Pressure Is on to Protect Our Healthcare!

With every call, town hall, march, and rally, we fought back against the plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act. But our work is far from over. We need to continue our push to hold off attacks on working people. There will soon be a vote on a proposal to repeal and delay the ACA, […]

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Workers Prevail at Mediclean/Sodexo Laundry in LA

This week, 170 workers of Mediclean Linen & Laundry have won union recognition with WSRJB Workers United-SEIU. Mediclean, which opened 4 years ago in Commerce, CA, does the laundry for many of the largest hospitals in Southern California, including Hollywood Presbyterian, Children’s Hospital, and several University of California hospitals. French multinational Sodexo contracts the work […]

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