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Cesar Chavez Resist Trump Thunderclap

Thousands of farm workers will lead the resistance to Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant policies by staging marches organized by the United Farm Workers around Cesar Chavez’s March 31 birthday in at least 10 rural communities—most of which backed Trump—across CA, TX and WA. Many will be marching against the Trump immigration agenda carrying “We Feed You” […]

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Workers Rights’ Are on the Line!

Right now, Congress is working on the most extreme union-busting bills we’ve seen yet. These attacks focus on official time, one of the core union rights that federal working people use to help employees get fair representation and work with management to provide the best service possible to the American public. Anti-government employee lawmakers are […]

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Injustice Not Tolerated

Last year, SAG-AFTRA successfully organized the first Spanish language radio station in Los Angeles. But since then, management has stalled negotiations and has also taken steps to remove workers who were very vocal during this organizing effort. They refuse to continue bargaining and have taken egregious steps—even going so far as to fire workers under […]

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Telemundo, First Spanish Network to Be Unionized! #sagaftraunidos

Big congratulations to SAG-AFTRA! In a historic election, Telemundo telenovela performers have voted to join the union. It will impact Spanish-speaking actors in the United States for years to come. With a final vote of 91 -21, it marks the first time in 65 years that a group of actors at a major television network […]

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You Did It, LA!

This week, LA voted and decisively defeated Measure S, confirming that Angelenos want the affordable housing they voted for in November. Thank you for your support, partnership, action, and passion in this campaign for a better LA. While we still have a lot of work to do to ensure LA continues to be an inclusive […]

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Follow Governor Brown’s Lead and Help Us Get Out the Vote!

Last week, Governor Jerry Brown came out in opposition to Measure S. Now, we know it’s not normal for a state politician to involve himself in local elections, but the housing ban Measure S poses such a threat to Los Angeles that Governor Brown is making an exception. Measure S would also reverse Proposition JJJ […]

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IAM Reaches Agreement with Alaska Airlines

Last week, we told you about the contract negotiations between the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and Alaska Airlines. Days later, they reached a transitional agreement that will provide improvements to the working conditions and benefits for Clerical, Office and Passenger Service (COPS) employees. This agreement spells out how Virgin America employees […]

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Union-Made, Union-Owned Carwash!

This week, 17 carwash workers opened the first Union Worker-Owned Cooperative Carwash in Los Angeles! The carwasheros took ownership when the previous owner abandoned her business in the middle of the night, leaving behind unpaid bills and the workers to fend for themselves. In 2012, Vermont Gage Carwash, LLC made history by becoming the first […]

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Your Guide to Voting No on Measure S

  Many of you have received vote by mail ballots, and believe us, we know how confusing they can look. So let’s make it simple: too much is at stake for our city and our neighbors to get this wrong. Go get your ballot and a pen and follow these steps. This will take less […]

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Measure S Stops the Progress LA Voted for Last November

This week, members of the Build Better LA Coalition who fought to pass Proposition JJJ in November, joined local apprentices just starting their careers to announce the detrimental impact Measure S would have on jobs and wages if it passes. Click here to read highlights from the press conference. LA can’t afford to lose 12,000 […]

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