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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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Celebrate Independence Day With Union-Made Goods

Summer is here, the days are getting longer, and there is no better way to celebrate America’s independence than by supporting union-made products. From hot dogs to snacks, from ice cream to beer, Labor 411 has the all-American, all-union goods to make your party a success while supporting good American jobs! Click here for some […]

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Let’s Keep the Momentum Going

Last week, port drivers and warehouse workers along with hundreds of supporters took part in strikes at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach that lasted the entire week. They protested their employer’s unfair labor practices and called on LA Mayor Eric Garcetti and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia to provide needed leadership to […]

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Labor Launches Its Third ‘Second Chance’ Bootcamp

This week, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, the Anti-Recidivism Coalition, the Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council, and Los Angeles Trade-Technical College launched its third cohort class of 34 formerly incarcerated individuals from the Los Angeles Reentry Workforce Collaborative. For the first time, this class will feature three women in the […]

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27 Graduate From Second Chance Pre-Apprenticeship Bootcamp

This week, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, the Anti-Recidivism Coalition, the Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council, and Los Angeles Trade-Technical College, graduated its second cohort class of 27 formerly incarcerated individuals from the Los Angeles Reentry Workforce Collaborative. Each partner plays a key role in the program. As a result, […]

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Keeping the Courage Alive

Sisters and Brothers – As we spend some time relaxing over this long holiday weekend, please take a moment to honor those heroes who may be gone, but never forgotten. We enjoy the rights and privileges we have today because of the brave men and women who gave their lives in answering the call of […]

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AT&T Workers Go on Strike

AT&T workers, members of the Communications Workers of America (CWA), are walking off the job in a three-day strike because AT&T officials refused to negotiate fairly. Many AT&T wireless workers across 36 states and DC will join picket lines, as will wireline workers in California, Nevada, and Connecticut, and DIRECTV technicians across California and Nevada. […]

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The Battle Continues

Sisters and Brothers – Because of your hard work we re-elected Gil Cedillo and elected Monica Rodriguez to City Council, two leaders who put working families first and have a strong record in fighting for the rights of all workers, regardless of gender, race, religion, or citizenship status. Although a great victory, we came up […]

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