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Organizing at UCLA!

The LA Fed’s second Organizing Drive to organize UCLA workers is underway through February 14. A big thank you goes out to the 18 unions and community organizations whose members are part of the Solidarity Organizing Team. And congratulations to the new American Federation of Teachers and UAW 2865 members who joined these two unions […]

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UC Workers Deserve Respect!

This week, UC workers represented by AFSCME 3299 held a statewide picket to demand dignity in the workplace. We’re proud to stand with them to call for racial equality and justice at the University of California campuses, especially in light of the anniversary of the deaths of Echo Cole and Robert Walker, which sparked the […]

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Congratulations to the Graduates of Our Second LA Organizing Institute Training!

Last weekend, we held our second Organizing Institute Training, where we graduated 30 emerging labor leaders! Big congratulations to our graduates as they move on to fight attacks on working families. If you’re interested in joining the next Organizing Institute Training and Organizing Drive in May, please contact chloe@thelafed.org or call 323-203-5197. The training is […]

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Civic Leadership Academy Kick Off!

Last weekend we launched our first inaugural cohort of 50 union members in our Civic Leadership Academy. They are the future of the Labor Movement, and we are proud to train them to become leaders in their own communities! Click here to learn more and apply to join the next class.

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Over 1,000 Attendees Attend MLK Labor Breakfast

Last Saturday, we held our annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Labor Breakfast that drew in a crowd of over 1,000 community leaders, labor leaders, and elected officials. This year’s keynote speaker was Vanita Gupta. As President of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Vanita Gupta is carrying on the groundbreaking work she […]

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More Than 50 Advocates Keep ICE from Conducting Business as Usual

Huge victory for the Los Angeles Raids Rapid Response Network (RRRN)! The RRRN, made up of immigrant, civil, and human rights organizations, immigration attorneys, labor, and faith leaders monitored the parking lot at a 7-Eleven store in Koreatown since early morning on Tuesday, January 16. We were prepared to rally and denounce an ICE action, […]

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LA Times Journalists Vote to Unionize!

Votes have been tallied by the National Labor Relations Board, and for the first time in the paper’s 136-year history, the Los Angeles Times is a unionized newsroom! Workers voted overwhelmingly 248-44 to be represented by the NewsGuild-Communications Workers of America. Congratulations to the journalists and Organizing Committee, who have worked tirelessly on this effort […]

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Labor Stands Against 7-Eleven ICE Raids

The Los Angeles Labor Movement is proud to stand with all workers, regardless of race, background, or citizenship status. News reports of nationwide immigration enforcement raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers at more than one hundred 7-Eleven stores, including some in Southern California, is troubling and not conducive to our beliefs of inclusivity, justice, […]

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No Room for White Supremacists in California

A BIG congratulations to our sisters and brothers in the Southeast who prevented white supremacist groups from putting a measure on the Cudahy ballot that would have bankrupt the city for trying to protect immigrant families. The labor and community coalition knocked on doors, made phone calls, came out to community events, and helped activate […]

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Workers Stand With LA Times Journalists

Workers across Los Angeles stand with the L.A. Times Guild, as journalists voted for a collective voice on the job last week. Best of luck to these workers on this historic moment for the Los Angeles Times newsroom! Votes will be tallied on January 19. #UnionYes

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