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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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The Stakes Are High in This One

On Tuesday, May 16, we have an incredibly important election for LA City Council and LAUSD Board. Now more than ever, we need your help to re-elect Gil Cedillo and Steve Zimmer and elect Monica Rodriguez and Imelda Padilla. Our communities and public education are at stake, and we believe these leaders are the best […]

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Our Work Has Only Just Begun

This week, because of you and the work of more than a hundred participating organizations in the May Day Coalition of Los Angeles, nearly 50,000 poured out into the streets of Los Angeles. Together, we made an important stand for progress – not just for our city, but for our state and our country. Our […]

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In Memoriam

This week, we lost one of our most generous and kindest labor sisters. Leslie Gersicoff lived a life dedicated to helping others – whether it was one of those strong hugs or going above and beyond her call of duty, she never turned down an opportunity to help others before herself. Leslie’s drive to always […]

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